Category: Literature

LANDLINES: A public performance by poet Ana-Maurine Lara

[ August 22, 2015; August 23, 2015; ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

Eugene, OR—On Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23, 2015, Ana-Maurine Lara, winner of the Oregon Arts Commission Joan Shipley Award, will perform LANDLINES, a public event exploring the ideas home and homeland in Eugene. The Sephardic Jewish notion of kasa inspires two public processions that reflect on what home […]

Former Jane Grant winner publishes anthology on Irish Women Dramatists

In the mid-1980s, CSWS awarded Eileen Kearney the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship to help with her doctoral work and research on the 1930s Irish playwright, Teresa Deevy. She received her doctorate in theatre arts in 1986 and has subsequently taught theatre all over the country. She now teaches part-time at the University of Colorado Denver and […]

2015 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship Open to Applicants

Deadline: 5 p.m.

Le Guin Fellowship printable flyer
The deadline for the 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship has been extended to 5 pm, Thursday, October 1, 2015. Applications and questions should be sent to  The 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, […]

NWWS: Reading & talk with writer Diana Abu-Jaber

[ May 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_19883" align="alignright" width="176"] Diana Abu-Jaber / photo by Scott Eason[/caption]

Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401

Radio interview with KLCC, May 7:
Radio interview with Jefferson Public Radio, May 6:

“Food is such a great human connector; it’s so intimate. And Middle Eastern food, when it’s done well, is amazing. I thought…let the food […]

Now available: “Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed,” by Theresa May

Salmon Is Everything: Community-Based Theatre in the Klamath Watershed, by Theresa May with Suzanne Burcell, Kathleen McCovey, and Jean O’Hara. Foreword by Gordon Bettles. (First Peoples: New Directions in Indigenous Studies, 2014),  208 pages. ISBN 978-0-87071-746-8. Paperback, $19.95.
Synopsis from OSU Press:  “After a devastating fish kill on the Klamath River, tribal members and theatre artist […]

Inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow Visits UO Campus

Canadian scholar Kathryn Allan traveled to Eugene in late May to carry out her research project, “Locating Dis/Ability in Utopian Feminist Science Fiction.” Chosen as the inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction fellow, Allan spent 10 days in the University of Oregon Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library. Read more about her research […]