Category: Films

Film Showing: “The Supreme Price”

[ February 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Free & open to the public

The Supreme Price, directed and produced by Joanna Lipper, is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Following the annulment of her father’s victory in Nigeria’s presidential […]

A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez

Gabriela Martínez speaking at the CSWS 40th Anniversary Celebration / photo by Jack Liu.
Media, Democracy, and the Construction of Collective Memory
Reprinted from 2014 CSWS Annual Review (published October 2014)
CSWS last interviewed Gabriela Martínez for the Annual Review in summer 2012, when she was the incoming associate director of CSWS. Now entering her third and final […]

Brazilian Documentary: Two lectures by visiting scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho

[ November 17, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. November 19, 2014; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] 221 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

Brazilian Video Documentary
The Latin American Studies program is bringing Brazilian scholar Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho to give two lectures on November 17 and November 19, both at 6PM at 221 Allen Hall. The talks are titled “National Identity during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil: Documentaries and Travels,” and “Women, Videos and […]

Give a Laptop, Change the World: The Story of the OLPC in Ghana

Published on Apr 1, 2014
Give a Laptop, Change the World: The Story of the OLPC in Ghana, a documentary by Leslie Steeves, examines the MIT Media Lab’s One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project—which aims to make low cost computers accessible to the “world’s poorest children”—and its implementation in two pilot schools, one urban and one […]

Road Scholars: Documentary Filmmaker Gabriela Martínez to present “Agents of Change”

[ March 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] George S. Turnbull
Portland Center
Shirley Papé Forum
70 NW Couch St., Floor 3R
Portland, OR 97209

A CSWS Road Scholars Presentation
printable poster PDF

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Gabriela Martínez will present Agents of Change: A Legacy of Feminist Research, Teaching and Activism at the University of Oregon, a film she produced with Sonia De La Cruz. The film, developed for the […]

“Don’t Shout Too Loud” screening for grad students

[ March 13, 2015; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Digital Scholarship Ctr
Knight Library
Room 142

CSWS’s Globalization and Alterity Research Interest Group is pleased to invite UO graduate students to its inaugural event, a screening of the documentary Don’t Shout Too Loud this Friday, March 13 at 6PM in the Digital Scholarship Center: Knight Library Room 142 (see film synopsis below).

Don’t Shout Too Loud (2013, dir. […]