[ March 2, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eve Dunbar (Vassar), “Place and Displacement in the Ethnographic and Literary Writings of Zora Neale Hurston”
Courtney Thorsson (U Oregon), “Vertamae Grosvenor’s Revolutionary Recipes”
Emily Lordi (U Mass), “’Move’: Literary Historiography and the Placing of Lucille Clifton”
Salamishah Tillet (U Penn), “African Mailman: Nina Simone, Africa, and a Global Civil Rights Aesthetics”
Jennifer Williams (Goucher […]
UO Today #469: Dr. Beverly Wright
Posted on Feb 9th, 2011 in Oregon Humanities Center, UO Today
Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental scholar and founding director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University, discusses her work advocating for the African-American community in New Orleans. Dr. Wright was interviewed on the program UO Today on February 2, 2011.
Introduction for Dr. Beverly Wright, Director, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
by Margaret L. Paris, Philip H. Knight Dean and Professor, University of Oregon School of Law
Dr. Beverly Wright (center) with CSWS Director Carol Stabile (l) and CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim.
Dr. Wright spoke on “The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm […]
[ February 2, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
University of Oregon
Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental justice scholar and activist, is the founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice currently at Dillard University in New Orleans. The Center addresses environmental and health inequities along the Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and is a community/university partnership providing education, training, and job […]
[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]
[ January 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
Maggie Evans is a graduate student in the UO Department of English.
This presentation will focus on gendered ideas about speech and silence in the compressed, evasive poetry of Lorine Niedecker, a twentieth-century American poet. It will analyze Niedecker’s correspondence and poetry to explore the productive tension in modern and postmodern […]