March 31, 2015—Michelle McKinley, an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Law and a long-time faculty affiliate and board member of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, has been named a 2015 Fulbright Fellow. This prestigious fellowship will support the expansion of McKinley’s work on Hispanic urban […]
[ February 24, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Clinical Services Bulding (CLS) 220
901 E. 18th St.
PART OF WGS 199
Shifting Poetics: Trans of Color Movement in Digital Media, with micha cárdenas
After unprecedented visibility for trans women of color in 2014, the number of murders of trans women more than doubled in 2015. In this talk, cárdenas elaborates a trans of color poetics that can […]
[ May 8, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20551" align="alignright" width="257"] Breeze Harper[/caption]
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
A. Breeze Harper, editor of the anthology Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak On Food, Identity, Health, and Society, and the author of the social justice novel Scars: A Black Lesbian Experience in Rural White New England (2014) will talk about her writing and activism. […]
[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] 375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
Free public lecture
Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]
[ October 22, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
“A Song, A Slogan, and A Service: Dispatches from the Movement for Black Lives”
James Braxton Peterson, Africana Studies and English, Lehigh University
The Oregon Humanities Center (OHC) is pleased to inaugurate its year of programming on the theme of “Justice” with a visit by noted hip-hop scholar, social commentator, and social […]
[ April 14, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
The ASUO Women’s Center Presents the Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series: Mia McKenzie
Mia McKenzie is a black feminist writer and a smart, scrappy Philadelphian. She is a nerd and the creator of Black Girl Dangerous, a multi-faceted forum for the literary and artistic expression of […]