Category: Popular Culture

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:

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, […]

Cleaning the House of Broadcasting: Gender, Race, and the FBI Attack on Television

[ February 6, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 714 PLC
UO campus

Sociology Colloquium Series

a talk by Carol Stabile, associate dean, CAS, and professor, WGS and SOJC, University of Oregon

Abstract: In June 1950, a group of former FBI agents published a slender volume titled Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television, launching an attack on television that they described as an […]

Bechdel Test Burlesque

[ April 29, 2016; 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
Great Room (123 GSH)
Doors at 7:30 pm
Free to UO students, faculty, staff & community

Naked. Nerdy. Feminist. This is Bechdel Test Burlesque, the super-powered byproduct of the intersection of feminism and pop culture! Five of […]

Latina Feminists of the Latina/o Theatre Commons

[ April 14, 2016; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Hope Theatre
1109 Old Campus Lane
University of Oregon campus
FREE! Refreshments at 4:30pm

Latina / Latinx leadership in the arts has transformed since the days of el movimiento! The powerful art, music & teatro of the Chicano Rights movement of the 60s & 70s inspired generations and the changes just keep coming…

Playwrights, directors, theatre makers: Anne García-Romero, Teresa […]

“Hip Checks and a Garish Pink Box: Queer Experiments in Looking and Writing,” a CSWS Noon Talk with Erica Rand

[ May 20, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
printable flyer PDF

As raced markers of gender and sexuality, hips bear weight and meaning, fate and contradiction. Beginning in the story of a gift offered across numerous divides—rural/urban, female/femme, hips shaped and shapely—this talk reflects on queer objects and paths of interpretation and communication, aiming to interrupt some received […]

Lorwin Lecture: James Braxton Peterson examines the triumphs and challenges of the Black Lives Matter movement

[ October 22, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
UO campus
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 […]