Category: Literature

Producing Literature & Film for Queer Latinx Youth

EMU—145 Crater Lake South Room A Film Discussion and Book Celebration Join Ernesto Martínez and others for a discussion of the groundbreaking new bilingual queer Latinx children’s book When We Love Someone We Sing To Them, and get a “sneak peak” of our new…

Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards. Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate,…

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published…

In Memory: Ursula K. Le Guin

January 23, 2018—Like so many others, we are saddened to learn of the passing on Monday of the great writer Ursula K. Le Guin. The news came through a breaking news announcement in the New York Times. Ursula Le Guin…

Laila Lalami columnist for The Nation to headline CSWS NW Women Writers Symposium

Laila Lalami will be our keynote speaker for the 7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium on April 25. Her keynote talk is titled “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories.” Details: http://csws.uoregon.edu/2018nwws/ In an addition to being an award-winning…

Public reading by novelist Susan Choi

Knight Library Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus Novelist Susan Choi will give a free public reading in the Knight Library Browsing Room at 4 pm on Monday, May 14. Choi teaches English at Yale University and is the author…