Category: Gender

Jan. 3 deadline for Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship

[ January 3, 2020; 5:00 pm; ]
Ursula Le Guin, 2013 / photo by Jack Liu.

Applications are now being taken for the 2020 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship to support special collections research in the UO Libraries. The fellowship is sponsored by UO Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Oregon.

The intention of the Le Guin Feminist Science […]

Raka Ray: Acker-Morgen Lecture

[ April 30, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
12:00–1:30 pm. Gerlinger Lounge.

 “Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship” Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley

From the UC-Berkeley website: Raka Ray is a professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia Studies, and the present Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University […]

Queer Studies Lecture: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

[ May 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, cultural, and performance studies. […]

Podcast features Diana Garvin’s research on fascism and misogyny in the Italian far-right

Diana Garvin

A recent podcast highlights the research of Diana Garvin, Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the UO.

Treyf Podcast’s series on fascism and the far-right features an interview with Garvin about her research into Italian fascism’s attacks on women’s autonomy, as well as the inspiring ways that women […]

Ernesto Martínez’s short film a finalist

Ernesto Martínez’s short film, La Serenata, is a finalist in the Imagen Foundation Short Film and Web Series Awards.

You can support this film by voting below and inviting friends and family to vote as well (one vote per 24 hours). You could also watch the film at this site: https://www.imagen.org/vote/short-films/

Film synopsis: two parents struggle with […]

Caroline Forell receives the highest award given by the law school

Caroline Forell, Professor Emerita, UO School of Law, received the 2019 UO Law School Meritorious Service Award at law school graduation. 

Established in 1984, The Meritorious Service Award is the highest award given by the law school. It is given each year at commencement to a person or persons who has made extraordinary contributions to legal education […]