Category: Gender

Prominent UO historian among those who filed an amicus brief in US Supreme Court case that contests the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act

Recent blog entries on the websites for Inside Higher Ed and the American Historical Association provide details of an amicus brief filed March 1 in US v. Windsor, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court contesting the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The brief, signed by the American Historical Association and a […]

Ricardo Bracho: “The Racial Sexual View from Here”

Browsing Room
Knight Library,
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
“The Racial Sexual View from Here,” a lecture by queer Chicano writer and educator Ricardo Bracho
Ricardo A. Bracho is a writer and educator who has worked in theater, independent film and video, the academy, and community organizing for over 20 years. His lecture will focus on theater as a form […]

Karma Chávez — “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”

[ May 23, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Public Lecture: “Queer Fields, Queer Methods: Advancing an Activist Research Methodology”
Given all the critiques of queer theory and queerness that have emerged in recent years, including pronouncements of queer theory’s impending demise, what’s the good in thinking about queer methodologies now? How should those invested in queer approaches and activist […]

HASTAC Seminar: “Everyday Racism, Everyday Homophobia”

[ November 8, 2012; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Collaboration Center
Room 122
UO Knight Library

Please join CSWS as we live-stream HASTAC’s seminar “Everyday Racism, Everyday Homophobia” in the Collaboration Center in Knight Library (122).

This important conversation between “some of the nation’s most urgent thinkers on race theory and gender and sexuality studies,” Jack Halberstam, Marlon Ross, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Mark Anthony Neal, and Sharon P. […]

Jenée Wilde Selected for Fellowship and Research Grant

Jenée Wilde
Jenée Wilde has been selected to receive the 2012-2013 Norman Brown Graduate Fellowship, which was established by alumnus Norman Brown (’68) to support graduate student excellence. A PhD candidate in the UO Department of English (Folklore Program), she has also been selected to receive a 2012 Folklore Summer Research Grant to conduct archival research, […]

Queer Experiments in Pedagogy, a Roundtable

[ October 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Graduate Student Center
111 Susan Campbell Hall
UO campus

The Queer RIG Roundtable Series presents:
“Queer Experiments in Pedagogy”
Guest speakers:

Chicora Martin, Assistant Dean of Students and Director, LGBT Education and UO Support Services
Mary Wood, Associate Professor, UO Department of English
Drew Beard, Postdoctoral Instructor, UO Department of English

How do we place “queerness” in historical and cultural context in ways that […]