Category: Books

Mimi Nguyen: Of Gifts, Debts, and Threats

[ May 22, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
A public talk in conversation with UO’s 2018-2019 Common Reading Book, The Best We Could Do

Thi Bui’s graphic memoir The Best We Could Do movingly tells personal and political histories of the war in Vietnam and its aftermath for her family of refugees. Since this Cold War exodus, however, the United States has increasingly enacted […]

Samantha Irby, Keynote Speaker: Women in Media Symposium

[ May 21, 2019; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
182 Lillis 955 E. 13th Ave. UO campusFor full information about the symposium: https://library.uoregon.edu/women_media_symposium

Samantha Irby

Samantha Irby is a popular comedian and author who writes a blog called Bitches Gotta Eat. Her first book, Meaty, follows Irby through failed relationships, taco feasts, struggles with Crohn’s disease, […]

Miriam Abelson: Book Colloquium

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: Browsing Room, Knight Library

Miriam Abelson returns to the University of Oregon for a colloquium, with a panel of commentators, to discuss her forthcoming book, Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America, due out in March from the University of Minnesota Press. This book is based on her PhD research.

Miriam […]

Book Celebration: “Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics”

[ May 22, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Alder Building, Conference Room, 818 E. 15th Ave., UO campus

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan this will include a panel discussion

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of […]

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 […]

Sharon Luk: OHC Books-in-Print Talk

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
Sharon Luk, an assistant professor of ethnic studies, will present “The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity” on May 10 at noon, in Room 159, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall. Luk’s talk explores the “evolution of racism and confinement in California history,” including the early detention of Chinese migrants, the internment of […]