Category: Race

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

a new book from CSWS faculty affiliate Lynn Fujiwara
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 feminisms, feminist of color work, and […]

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: A Speaker Series

Mireille Miller-Young
UC Santa Barbara
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.
Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work
Emily A. Owens
Brown University
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Sexuality, Slavery, Affect
Ethnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Erica R. Edwards
Rutgers
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Feminism, Internationalism, State Power
Jennifer C. Nash
Northwestern
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 […]

Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
a public lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Straub Hall, Room 156
Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award for creative nonfiction for Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and […]

Allyship trainings with returning guest facilitator Janée Woods

[ February 11, 2019; 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. February 12, 2019; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Save-the-date

Must pre-register for these workshops

More information to come

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

ABOUT JANEE

Janée Woods is a former attorney who now works at a nonprofit organization focused on supporting community engagement, strengthening democracy and fostering racial equity. She has coached communities across the country on how to organize for equitable […]