Category: Faculty affiliates

Love Magic in the Kitchen—Scholars Share Research on Dangerous Dependencies, Domestic Slavery and Servitude

May 4, 2012—Dozens of faculty members, administrators, visiting scholars, and students participated in a roundtable organized by law professor Michelle McKinley and held at the UO Knight Library on May 4. “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas”…

Charise Cheney Wins Historian Prize for Article on School Desegregation

“Blacks on Brown: Intra-community Debates over School Desegregation in Topeka, KS, 1941-1955” published in the Winter Western Historical Quarterly won the Western Association of Women Historians’ Judith Lee Ridge Prize. Cheney is associate professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies, and…

Romani Routes, a new book by Carol Silverman

Romani Routes: Cultural Politics and Balkan Music in Diaspora by Carol Silverman, professor and department head, UO Department of Anthropology (Oxford University Press, 2012) Over the past two decades, a steady stream of recordings, videos, feature films, festivals, and concerts…

Twentieth Century Colonialism and China—a new book edited by Bryna Goodman and David SG Goodman

Twentieth Century Colonialism and China: Localities, the Everyday, and the World edited by Bryna Goodman and David SG Goodman (Routledge, April 2012) Publisher’s Synopsis Colonialism in China was a piecemeal agglomeration that achieved its greatest extent in the first half…

Jennifer Burns Levin Interviewed on UO Today

UO Today week of April 23, 2012: CSWS faculty affiliate and Food in the Field RIG coordinator Jennifer Burns Levin (Literature, Clark Honors College) discusses her interests in James Joyce, Modernist literature, and food studies. She is a co-host on…

UO Symposium on African American Literature Featured Outstanding Scholars

March 2, 2012—More than a hundred students, faculty and community members attended the symposium “Place and Displacement in African American Literature,” which took place in the Browsing Room of the UO Knight Library on March 2. Courtney Thorsson, a University…