Category: Books

A novel by Helena María Viramontes about the lives of migrant farmworkers is the 2019-20 UO Common Reading selection

[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes

Helen María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.

A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]

Kristin Yarris featured in the inaugural “UO Authors, Book Talks” series

[ November 6, 2019; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ]
Knight LibraryBrowsing Room

https://around.uoregon.edu/content/faculty-books-be-featured-uo-authors-book-talks-series

Around the O, October 17, 2019—Kristin Yarris will be the first faculty member featured in the inaugural “UO Authors, Book Talks” series that begins next month.

Yarris, an associate professor of international studies, will read excerpts from her book “Care Across Generations,” followed by a discussion on the pivotal roles Nicaraguan grandmothers play in […]

Tina Campt: “The New Black Gaze”

[ February 17, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall, JSMA

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Tina M. Campt is Owen F. Walker Professor of Humanities and Professor of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University. She is a founding member of the Practicing Refusal Collective, and the author of three books: Other Germans: Black Germans and the Politics of Race, Gender and Memory […]

Karla Holloway: “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters”

[ March 4, 2020; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
Ford Lecture Hall JSMA UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Karla FC Holloway, James B. Duke Professor Emerita of English at Duke University, will visit the University of Oregon campus March 3 – 5. Her featured lecture is titled “From Fact to Fiction: A Colored Life in Letters.” She will participate also in a series of other […]

Celebrating Asian American Feminisms

CSWS and the Women of Color Project joined the Department of Ethnic Studies in celebrating Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, a new anthology edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan. The panel discussion and book celebration took place May 22, 2019, in the Alder Building Conference Room near the UO campus.

Lynn […]

“Producers, Parasites, Patriots” — a new book by Daniel HoSang & Joseph Lowndes

Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity, by Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes (University of Minnesota Press, 2019)

Joseph E. Lowndes is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon.

Daniel HoSang is an associate professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at […]