Category: Literature

Anjali Arondekar—“Telling Tales: Sexuality’s Fictions”

[ March 3, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Anjali Arondekar is an associate professor of Feminist Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book, For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009), won the 2010 Alan Bray […]

Asian American Voices: A Collins Literary Forum

Gish Jen
April 21 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Knight Browsing Room
Maxine Hong Kingston
May 5 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Columbia 150
Bill Cheng
May 12 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Knight Browsing Room
Chang-Rae Lee
May 15 – 8:00pm
Public Reading
Columbia 150
Free and open to public.
Sponsored by the Department of English and the Collins Fund.  The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, armative action institution committed to […]

Reading and book signing with acclaimed Canadian writer Louise Dupré

[ February 20, 2015; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 E 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR

The UO Department of Romance Languages and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History invite you to a reading and book signing by acclaimed Canadian writer Louise Dupré. A major figure in contemporary Quebec literature, Dupré is the author of Plus haut que les flammes, a […]

UO Today #558 Molly Gloss

Molly Gloss, prize-winning novelist, is the author of Jump-Off Creek, Wild Life, and The Hearts of Horses. She discusses her writing and her forthcoming novel due out in fall 2014. Gloss was interviewed in November 2013 for UO Today by Paul Peppis, interim director of the Oregon Humanities Center.
Gloss visited the UO campus as a participant […]

A Conversation with Ursula K. Le Guin

[ November 8, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_16984" align="alignright" width="128"] Ursula K. Le Guin / photo by Dan Tuffs[/caption]

Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR, UO campus map
PDF of Event Schedule

Online pre-registration for the 40th Anniversary Celebration is now CLOSED.  Limited first come, first served seating will be available for this keynote event:

 Friday, Nov. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. – “A Conversation […]

Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels—Courtney Thorsson

Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels
a new book by Courtney Thorsson
Courtney Thorsson is an assistant professor of English at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. Her book, published by the University of Virginia Press in June 2013, is now available from the publisher and other outlets. The publisher is offering […]