Category: Race

Feb. 17: 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 […]

Intersectionality and the Intergenerational Labor Movement

[ February 20, 2020; 3:00 pm; 3:00 pm; ]
Lyllye Reynolds-Park Black Cultural Center, 1870 E 15th Ave., Eugene

April Sims was elected Secretary Treasurer of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO in December 2018 and began her four-year term in January 2019. She is the first woman of color and the first black person to be elected as a WSLC executive officer.

In this talk, […]

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 […]

Christina Sharpe: “Black. Still. Life.”

[ April 10, 2020; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
Knight Law School Room 110.

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Christina Sharpe

Christina Sharpe, one of the most important contemporary scholars in Black Diaspora Thought and Cultures, is professor of humanities at York University.

From the York University website: “Sharpe’s research in Black visual and performance arts, Black literatures and cultures, Black feminist theories and queer studies is […]

Women Voters: Race, Gender, and Dynamism in U.S. Presidential Elections

[ February 5, 2020; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Jane Junn, University of Southern California, will be giving a talk on “Women Voters: Race, Gender, and Dynamism in U.S. Presidential Elections” from 6:30–8 p.m. in the William W. Knight Law Center, Room 175, 1515 Agate Street, Eugene.

Jane Junn is a professor of political science and gender and sexuality studies at […]

Renisa Mawani: Across Oceans of Law

[ November 7, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Erb Memorial Union EMU 230, Swindells Room

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

Speaker: Renisa Mawani, Professor, Sociology Chair, Law and Society Minor Program, Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia

In 1914 the S.S. Komagata Maru left Hong Kong for Vancouver carrying 376 Punjabi migrants. Chartered by railway contractor Gurdit Singh, the ship and its passengers were […]