Category: Books

Sharon Luk honored with book prize for “The Life of Paper”

Luk Receives Matei Calinescu Prize from the Modern Language Association

Sharon Luk, assistant professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, has been awarded the Matei Calinescu Prize for her book, The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Capacity. The award is given by the Modern Language Association, which works […]

Common Reading Program events with Thi Bui, “The Best We Could Do”

[ January 30, 2019; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. January 31, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. February 1, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] For more information, visit: commonreading.uoregon.edu

January 30, 5:30-8pm, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Artist Reception featuring Thi Bui and Ann Le / Book signing with Thi Bui
January 31, 4-5:30 pm, Ford Alumni Center Guistina Ballroom, Livestream in LLC 101, Thi Bui Public Conversation with Dr. Tuong Vu (Political Science) and Dr. Lynn Fujiwara (Ethnic Studies)
Asian Pacific […]

Native American Studies Colloquium: book release celebration for Lani Teves

[ January 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Prof. Lani Teves’ book release, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

The Department of Ethnic Studies and Native Studies Program invite you to a special edition of the Native American Studies Colloquium Series to celebrate the publication of Lani Teves’ new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. This event will take place at the […]

New children’s book, movie put a song in professor’s heart

Editor’s note: CSWS is one of several UO units that awarded research funds to Prof. Ernesto Javier Martínez in support of this creative work.
A new book and film have a University of Oregon professor singing a happy tune.
December 10, 2018 (from Around the O)—Ernesto Javier Martínez, an associate professor of ethnic studies at the UO, […]

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, a new book from Lynn Fujiwara

a new book from Lynn Fujiwara, professor of ethnic studies and a CSWS faculty affiliate

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics
Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan
(University of Washington Press, Dec. 2018)
From the publisher: Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American […]

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]