Category: Public Policy

Raka Ray: 2019 Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

[ April 25, 2019; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Talk: 3:30 – 5 pm
Light refreshments: 3 – 3:30 pm
Ford Lecture Hall, JSMA
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
“Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship”
Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley
Raka Ray is professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia studies, and the present Chair of the Department of Sociology […]

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium: Christen Smith, “Facing the Dragon”

[ March 5, 2019; ] Time: TBD
Location: TBD
UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Facing the Dragon”
Christen Smith, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Bio

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Christen Smith researches engendered anti-Black state violence and Black community responses to it in Brazil and the Americas. Her work primarily focuses on transnational anti-Black police violence, Black liberation […]

Joane Nagel: “Gender and Climate Change”

[ November 30, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Room 175
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Gender and Climate Change, a lecture by Joane Nagel
Joane Nagel, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas, is a political and cultural sociologist whose work focuses on ethnicities, genders, and sexualities in the US and the global system and the militarization […]

Laila Lalami columnist for The Nation to headline CSWS NW Women Writers Symposium

Laila Lalami will be our keynote speaker for the 7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium on April 25. Her keynote talk is titled “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories.” Details: http://csws.uoregon.edu/2018nwws/
In an addition to being an award-winning novelist and a Pulitzer finalist, Lalami writes the “Between the Lines” column for The Nation.
Below are […]

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

Eugene
7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy

CSWS joins President Schill in support of his statement about DACA.
Source: President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy | Around the O
September 5, 2017 – 9:42am
UO President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the campus community Sept. 4 in anticipation of changes to federal immigration policy:
Members of the University of Oregon community,
President […]