Category: Race

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]

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 […]

Black Latina the Play

[ October 19, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Hope Theatre
Free admission

UO Latinx Strategies Group, UO Black Strategies Group, and UO Theatre Arts present:

Black Latina the Play on Friday, Oct 19th at 7:30pm at the Hope Theatre

BLACK LATINA IS one STORY OF BEING A BLACK LATINA IN THE U.S.

Performance followed by a conversation with writer and director Ms. Crystal Roman

Event information: blogs.uoregon.edu/blacklatina

Two workshops will be […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: Mireille Miller-Young

[ October 19, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.

Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work

Mireille Miller-Young, PhD, is associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research explores race, gender and sexuality in visual culture and sex industries in the United States. Her book, A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women and Pornography (Duke […]

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]