Category: Race

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

[ October 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

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 […]

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. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus

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 […]

“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 […]

CANCELLED due to weather: Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
an interactive lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Wednesday, February 27th
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Straub Hall, Room 156
Free & open to the public

Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award […]