Category: Literature

Public reading by novelist Susan Choi

[ May 14, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 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 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 […]

Amalia Gladhart Awarded NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

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.
The […]

Joy Harjo: Poetry Reading

[ February 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] University of Oregon
Poetry reading by Joy Harjo
Straub Hall, Room 156
1451 Onyx St.
Free & open to the public
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The UO campus will host renowned author Joy Harjo for a poetry reading and other activities on the UO campus on Friday, February 2, 2018, in cooperation with the Eugene Public Library (EPL). The campus visit is […]

CSWS graduate research grant recipient Erin Gallo publishes in Hispanic Review

Congratulations to PhD candidate Erin Gallo (Department of Romance Languages), whose article, just published in the prestigious Hispanic Review, was researched and completed with the help of a CSWS graduate student grant.
Abstract: In September 1966, during the incipient stages of the US Women’s Liberation Movement, Rosario Castellanos (1925–1974) began a yearlong stay in the United […]

2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship: Deadline January 5, 2018

Beginning Fall 2017, this fellowship is being administered and housed at the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).
Guidelines
2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship
Deadline: 5pm, Friday, January 5, 2018
The Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Research Fellowship supports travel for the purpose of conducting research using the papers of feminist science fiction […]

Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Source: Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

 August 16, 2017 to February 11, 2018

This academic year, all UO first-year students received Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House; faculty are using the book in courses across campus for undergraduate and graduate students. Last year, more than sixty classes […]