Month: August 2014

Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship: An Interview with 2014 Fellow Kathryn Allan

Kathryn Allan (l) chats with Jenée Wilde, then-CSWS development GTF, at the CSWS 40th Anniversary Celebration in Nov. 2013 / photo by Jack Liu.
Editor’s Note: The deadline for the 2014-15 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship is September 5, 2014. This interview appears in the 2014 CSWS Annual Review.

“‘The Other Lives’—Locating Dis/Ability in Utopian Feminist […]

Gabriela Martinez, “Collective Memory: The Role of Media Makers”

[ February 4, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_21414" align="alignright" width="170"] Gabriela Martinez[/caption]

141 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

“Collective Memory: The Role of Media Makers”

A public lecture by Gabriela Martínez, 2014-15 Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. Dr. Martínez is also the associate director of the Center for the Study […]

Speakers urge UO to do more to prevent sexual assaults

Speakers urge UO to do more to prevent sexual assaults | Around the O.
August 27, 2015—A crowd of about 50 gathered for the first public forum at the University of Oregon by the President’s Review Panel, which heard thoughts and comments from a dozen people. Read more in this report from Around the O.

Scholar Rosemarie Garland-Thomson Headlines UO Disability Studies Forum

[ October 30, 2014; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Keynote Luncheon (must RSVP), held 11-1,
Ford Alumni Center
Community Conversation, 3-5 pm, Gerlinger Lounge
Printable Flyer

Professor Rosemarie Garland-Thomson of Emory University, one of the most influential and respected figures in disability studies, will present her current research on the bioethics of technology at the second annual UO Disability Studies Forum. The forum consists of two events this […]

Sacrificing Families: U.S. Policies and the Displacement of Central Americans

[ October 23, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free & open to public

See also Globalization, Gender and Development Conference

“Sacrificing Families: U.S. Policies and the Displacement of Central Americans,” with Leisy J. Abrego, Assistant Professor, UCLA César E. Chávez Department of Chicana/o Studies. Trained as a sociologist, Abrego studies families, Central American migration, and Latino immigrants’ lived experiences of […]

Mare Advertencia Lirika: Zapotec Hip Hop Artist to Perform

[ October 16, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Beall Concert Hall
961 E. 18th Ave.
Eugene — UO campus

Mare, a Zapotec rapper from Oaxaca and founder of Advertencia Lirika, will perform at Beall Concert Hall on the University of Oregon campus at 4 p.m. October 16. Mare uses her rap as a tool to develop consciousness and to build networks within social movements in Oaxaca […]