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 […]
[ 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.
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 […]
[ February 6, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 714 PLC
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 […]
[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
PDF: printable flyer
Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]
[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote
Free & open to the public
Printable poster PDF
Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman
Keynote: (3:30–5 pm). “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining”
Saru Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of […]
Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
Source: Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com