Month: November 2015

Medical Research Foundation of Oregon honors UO’s Judith Eisen

Judith Eisen
Source: Medical Research Foundation of Oregon to honor UO’s Eisen and Nolen | Around the O
Nov. 12, 2015—Biologist Judith Eisen received the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon’s Discovery Award during its annual banquet “for her seminal work in transforming the aquatic vertebrate model, the zebrafish, into a groundbreaking research model for biomedical science.”
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Reading with Lauren Kessler: Raising the Barre

[ November 30, 2015; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

The UO Bookstore presents a reading, signing and reception with Lauren Kessler, featuring her latest book, Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker. The event also includes a short performance by The Eugene Youth Ballet.

Kessler is a professor in the […]

Two Chosen as Graduate Interns for Fembot

November 10, 2015—The Fembot Collective has selected two University of Oregon graduate students as graduate interns to help work on Fembot projects, with special project funding awarded by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS). Jeremiah Favara and Tara Keegan will travel to Los Angeles in March for the event “Ms. […]

Now Available, Fembot’s ADA, Issue 8: Globalization, Gender and the Digital

From the CSWS Fembot Special Project
We are delighted to announce the publication of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, Issue 8, Globalization, Gender and the Digital, edited by Roopika Risam. Please share with your lists, tweet, post, and pin.

Issue Introduction: Globalization, Gender and the Digital, by Roopika Risam [@roopikarisam]
#digitalhumanities, #gender, #globalization, #intersectionality, […]

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Anarchist Aesthetics

Source: Public Books — Le Guin’s Anarchist Aesthetics
October 15, 2015 — “What makes readers fall in love? You might want to start your answer by explaining Ursula Le Guin. I can only speak for one childhood—and one adulthood—spent reading Le Guin, but I’d bet my last nickel there are thousands of us out there. Tolkien […]