Category: Popular Culture

The New Cult of Motherhood: From Rosemary’s Baby to Twilight Breaking Dawn

[ May 10, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] a


Jacqua Academic Center
1615 E. 13th Ave.

A Talk by Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided by calling (541) 346-3386.

“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers: Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

[ February 28, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

T.L. Taylor is an associate professor of  Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-author of Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (with T. Boellstorff, B. Nardi, and C. Pearce; Princeton University Press, 2012), and the author of  Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the […]

“The Pleasure Principle: A Post-Hip Hop Search for a Black Feminist Politics of Power”—Joan Morgan

[ March 8, 2013; 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Collier House
Free Admission
UO campus
UO School of Music and Dance: A Presentation by the THEME Colloquium
Joan Morgan is an award-winning journalist and author, as well as a provocative cultural critic. A pioneering hip-hop journalist, she began her professional writing career freelancing for The Village Voice. She is the author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost, […]

Priscilla Peña Ovalle: Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style

CSWS Research Matters, Spring 2012
Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style
Latinas function as the in-between bodies that mediate and maintain the racial status quo of mainstream media, by Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of English & Associate Director, Cinema Studies
“Just two years after publishing Dance and the Hollywood […]

Mara Williams: InsideOregon story

UO graduate teaching fellow accepted into Chicago comics program
May 15, 2012—“Mara Williams has been drawing her entire life. The graduate teaching fellow in the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication is a self-described, consummate scribbler and doodler.” Read more….

Mara Williams Accepted to Comics Industry Intensive—at the Mistress Level

“Filling Out Application,” or, “My Life on the Internet” copyright by Mara Williams.
UO graduate student Mara Williams has been accepted at the Mistress level to the Adventure School for Ladies: Comics Intensive, a residential program focused on increasing diversity in the comics industry. Mara is only one of two artists accepted at the Mistress level. The […]