Category: Sexual Assault

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Source: New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed | Around the O
August 21, 2015—A new survey on sexual victimization issues at the University of Oregon reaffirms previous findings that there is a need to increase awareness about available services, while decreasing negative perceptions of institutional support.
Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd provided […]

micha cárdenas, “Shifting Poetics: Trans of Color Movement in Digital Media”

[ February 24, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]



Clinical Services Bulding (CLS) 220
901 E. 18th St.

Shifting Poetics: Trans of Color Movement in Digital Media, with micha cárdenas

After unprecedented visibility for trans women of color in 2014, the number of murders of trans women more than doubled in 2015. In this talk, cárdenas elaborates a trans of color poetics that can […]

“It’s on Us” — an update on campus sexual assault from Oregon Quarterly

This Oregon Quarterly article provides an update on campus sexual assault. Go to: It’s On Us

“It’s on Us: Amid a heightened national awareness of the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, many at the UO are working to find solutions,” by Rosemary Howe Camozzi (Oregon Quarterly, Spring 2015).

“To Gain Title to Our Bodies: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance in the Civil Rights Era,” a lecture by Danielle McGuire

[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]  375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Free public lecture

Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]

The Hunting Ground: a screening

[ April 28, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

The documentary The Hunting Ground will premiere at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the University of Oregon’s Global Scholars Hall, 1710 E. 15th Ave., Eugene. A discussion will follow the screening. The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal […]