Category: Race

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

[ March 3, 2020 to March 5, 2020. ]
Save-the-Date: March 3 – 5, 2020

Keynote: 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 […]

Tiffany L. King, “The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms”

[ October 3, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: TBD

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The When and Where of Our Talk: The Shoals of Black and Native Feminisms” Tiffany Lethabo King, Georgia State University

Tiffany Lethabo King

Tiffany Lethabo King is an assistant professor in the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. King’s research interests include Black Studies, Indigenous Studies, […]

Rhaisa Williams, “Screaming to Dream: Toni Morrison, Emmett Till, and Black Maternal Grief”

[ October 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: TBD

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Rhaisa Kameela Williams is assistant professor of Theater and Performance Studies in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Williams’ research uses mixed-archive methods—spanning across literature, family history, archives, and public policy—to focus on the intersections of blackness, motherhood, affect, and disquieting modes of freedom.

Rhaisa Kameela Williams

Currently, she […]

“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 […]

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, […]

“Counterplanning from the Kitchen Table: June Jordan and the Domestic Literary Enterprise, 1979-1985”

[ February 7, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
EMU 145: Crater Lake South. University of Oregon

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker SeriesEthnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture Speaker

Speaker: Dr. Erica Edwards (Rutgers) “Counterplanning from the Kitchen Table: June Jordan and the Domestic Literary Enterprise, 1979-1985”

Join us for the next talk in the New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series, organized […]