by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Camisha Russell named winner of the Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics
Camisha Russell, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and a co-editor of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, has been named as the winner of the 2020-2021 Baruch A. Brody Award & Lecture in Bioethics by the Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Houston Methodist, and the Rice […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Laura Pulido finds that a racist past is often left off monuments
From Around the O, Oct. 20, 2020 — As monuments across the country are torn down to protest their connection to white supremacy, UO professor Laura Pulido argues that dismantling such structures is an important, but insufficient, step toward achieving racial justice.
And the newest research project by the ethnic studies professor and geographer offers […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Museum’s exhibit on Eugene’s civil rights history goes digital
From Around the O, Oct. 27, 2020 — To help meet the challenges of a global pandemic, the UO’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History is unveiling its first fully online exhibit, “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years – The Eugene Story.”
The digital exhibit mirrors the brick-and-mortar version the museum opened last fall in […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities
From Around the O, Oct. 12, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced the launch of a series of initiatives to combat racism and enhance inclusion on campus, including the creation of a new research and policy center focused on racial disparities and resilience.
A new racial dispariies intiative at the UO will […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Oct. 7 Talk to Explore Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome
This fall, the Wayne Morse Center celebrates 20 years of promoting civic engagement, inclusive democracy, and justice with a series of talks on the theme of science, policy, and the public:
The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome
Wednesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m.
Featuring Alondra Nelson, Institute for Advanced Study and Social Science Research Council.
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Tara Fickle Wins American Book Award
CSWS faculty affiliate Tara Fickle, associate professor of English, has been named a 2020 American Book Award winner for her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (New York University Press).
The book publisher describes The Race Card as follows: “As Pokémon Go reshaped our neighborhood geographies and the human flows […]
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