Category: Public Policy

Sylvanna M. Falcón, “Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

[ February 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series 

“Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

Sylvanna M. Falcón, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Sylvanna M. Falcón is an associate professor in the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and the director of the Research Center for the Americas at […]

Stephanie Land talk Nov. 6: “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive”

Stephanie Land

Stephanie Land, author of New York Times bestseller “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive,” will give a talk Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 175, Knight Law Center.

Land’s memoir details her life as a single mother on the edge of
poverty, navigating the bureaucracy of government assistance and […]

“Producers, Parasites, Patriots” — a new book by Daniel HoSang & Joseph Lowndes

Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity, by Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes (University of Minnesota Press, 2019)

Joseph E. Lowndes is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon.

Daniel HoSang is an associate professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at […]

UO Today: Columbia professor Mae Ngai speaks on the history of immigration

UO Today #729 guest: Mae Ngai

Mae Ngai on UO Today

Mae Ngai, professor of History and Lung Family
Professor of Asian American Studies at Columbia University, is the
2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. She discusses the history of immigration to
the United States; and talks about how restrictive immigration policy
leads to increased illegal immigration. Ngai critiques […]

Christen Smith, “The Sequelae of Black Life in Brazil and the US: Violence, Gender, Space and Time”

[ March 5, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library      Browsing Room      1501 Kincaid St.    UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The Sequelae of Black Life in Brazil and the US:
Violence, Gender, Space and Time”
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 […]

Canceled: Raka Ray: 2019 Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

[ April 25, 2019; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] This talk has been canceled.
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 […]