Month: January 2016

Public Screening of film “Sista in the Brotherhood,” with Q&A discussion afterward by director and producer

[ March 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Lawrence 177
UO campus
free & open to the public

The Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Social Sciences Feminist Network research interest group will offer a public screening of the film Sista in the Brotherhood on Friday, March 11, 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm in Lawrence 177 on the University of Oregon campus.

Director […]

Asali Solomon: a reading with the author of Disgruntled

[ May 19, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Chapman Hall
Room 301
990 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Disgruntled, effortlessly funny and achingly poignant, follows eight-year-old Kenya from West Philadelphia to the suburbs, from public school to private, from childhood through adolescence, as she grows increasingly disgruntled by her inability to find any place or person that feels like home.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of […]

Working Futures: Perspectives on Labor from the Global South

[ May 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Economic globalization has fundamentally reshaped class and gender dynamics around the world. It has brought millions of young women to work in urban industrial and service sectors, introducing new social roles, aspirations, and modes of precarity. In the industrial sector, labor has become increasingly militant in its demands for decent […]

Los amarres de la lengua: política, exilios y contiendas del idioma en Puerto Rico (1942-2016)

Pictured is Lena Burgos-Lafuente.

[ May 12, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Pacific Hall, Rm 30
1025 University St.
UO campus

Lena Burgos-Lafuente, assistant professor of Spanish at SUNY Stony Brook, will lecture on the topic “Los amarres de la lengua: política, exilios y contiendas del idioma en Puerto Rico (1942-2016)” at Pacific Hall, Rm 30, on May 12 at 4 p.m.

[caption id="attachment_24274" align="alignright" width="145"] Lena Burgos-Lafuente[/caption]

Among many articles, Prof. Lena […]