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, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and […]
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 by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]
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 has been a friend to CSWS, appearing as the keynote speaker at our 2013 40th Anniversary […]
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 novelist and a Pulitzer finalist, Lalami writes the “Between the Lines” column for The Nation.
Below are […]
[ May 14, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
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 of The Foreign Student (1998); American Woman (2003); A Person of Interest (2008); and My Education (2013). American Woman was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her writing […]
The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that Amalia Gladhart, a professor of Spanish and Head of the UO Department of Romance Languages, will receive a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Translation Fellowship, one of 22 literature translation fellowships for fiscal year 2018. Gladhart will translate Jaguars’ Tomb, a work of Angélica Gorodischer.