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2017–18 events sponsored or cosponsored by the OHC

CALENDAR VIEW | WORK-IN-PROGRESS and BOOKS-IN-PRINT TALKS | PAST THEMES | LECTURESHIPS

Winter 2018

January 22, 2018
"Gender, Citizenship, and Diminishing Access: Goréen Women in Post-Emancipation Senegal."
Sarah Zimmerman, History, Western Washington University. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

January 24, 2018
"American Identity in the Age of Trump."
George Packer, author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. 7:30 p.m., 182 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

January 25, 2018
“Asian Socialism, Magical Realism.”
Colleen Lye, English, UC-Berkeley. 3:30 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: English. Information: sluk@uoregon.edu

January 25, 2018—Portland
"American Identity in the Age of Trump."
George Packer, author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America. 7:30 p.m., UO in Portland, White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

January 29, 2018
"Sugar Disease, Bitter Medicine: living with diabetes in an urban poor Ghanaian community."
Ama de-Graft Aikins, Psychology/Global Health, University of Ghana. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

February 4, 2018
Machaut Mass and propers for Candlemas.”
Capella Romana with guest vocalist Marcel Pérès. 3 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St. Sponsor: Medieval Studies. Information: sshoemak@uoregon.edu

February 7, 2018
“Collecting and Displaying Classical Art: Some Historical, Practical, and Ethical Considerations.”
Kenneth Lapatin, Associate Curator of Antiquites, J. Paul Getty Museum. 5:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: kseaman@uoregon.edu

February 8, 2018
“Museum Careers for Students.”
Kenneth Lapatin, Associate Curator of Antiquites, J. Paul Getty Museum. 10 a.m., Location TBA. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: kseaman@uoregon.edu

February 13, 2018
Native American Storyteller Night: “In the Time of Legends.”
5:30 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Sponsor: Many Nations Longhouse. Information: (541) 346-6262.

February 14, 2018
African Studies Lecture.
Andre Djiffack, Romance Languages. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

February 21, 2018
World Music Series: Ustad Shafaat Khan
, Indian classical and folk music. 7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $12, $8. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: facebook.com/worldmusicseries

March 9, 2018
“What Neuroaesthetics Can Tell Us About Art.”
Carsten Strathausen, German and English, University of Missouri, Columbia. Noon, 115 Lawrence Hall. Sponsor: History of Art and Architecture. Information: benefiel@uoregon.edu

March 13, 2018
“We the People”: Expanding the Circle of Citizenship.
Robin Wall Kimmerer, director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. 7:30 p.m., 182 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Clark Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

Spring 2018

May 30, 2018
Margo Jefferson
, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, cultural critic, Columbia University professor, and author of Negroland: A Memoir. 7:30 p.m., UO campus. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934.

May 31, 2018—Portland
Margo Jefferson
, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, cultural critic, Columbia University professor, and author of Negroland: A Memoir. 7:30 p.m., UO in Portland. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934.


Past Events

Fall 2017

CANCELLED: October 4, 2017
Reading: Arrival. Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, poet. Featuring a performance by the UO Poetry Slam Team. 7 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: English. Information: (541) 346-1505.

October 5, 2017
"From the Front Lines: A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa"
, host of NPR's Latino USA. 7:30 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Cressman Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

October 6, 2017
“A Pre-History of Zoonotic Outbreaks in Southeastern Cameroon.”
Tamara Giles-Vernick, Institut Pasteur, Paris. Noon, EMU Crater Lake North. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

October 12, 2017
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History.”
Walidah Imarisha, Oregon Book Award winner. 3:30 p.m., Jaqua Center Auditorium. Sponsor: CSWS. Information: csws.uoregon.edu/imarisha

October 15, 2017
Trio Mochima.
Venezuelan folk music. 7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $12, $8. Tickets: tickets.uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4363. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: music.uoregon.edu

October 19, 2017
“Communication, Communion, and Confrontation in Puerto Rican Art.”
Antonio Martorell, painter, graphic artist, writer, and radio and television personality. 4 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Romance Languages. Information: enjuto@uoregon.edu

October 24, 2017
“Manuel Rui and the Postcolonial Angola that Is Not.”
Lanie Millar, Romance Languages. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

October 24, 2017
“Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant.”
Jose Antonio Vargas, 2017–18 Wayne Morse Chair, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and filmmaker. 7 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Information: waynemorsecenter.uoregon.edu

October 26, 2017
“Shooting the Enemy.”
Harry Allen, hip hop activist and publisher of the blog Media Assassin. 6:30 p.m., Jaqua Center Auditorium. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: kajikawa@uoregon.edu

November 2, 2017
"Beauties and Scraps.”
Deidre Lynch, Literature, Harvard University. 2 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: OHC’s Coleman-Guitteau Professorship. Information: cheng@uoregon.edu

November 2, 2017
“Archives, Materiality, History.”
Lisa Lowe, English and Humanities; Consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora; and Director of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts University. 3 p.m., EMU Gumwood Room. Sponsor: History and Ethnic Studies Information: lpulid@gmail.edu

November 6, 2017
“Getting Published: What Everyone Needs to Know.”
Niko Pfund, Global Academic Publisher of Oxford University Press, and President of Oxford University Press, USA. 10 a.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: (541) 346-1505.

November 6, 2017
“Why a Career in Publishing Might Be For You: What to Do When You Want to Work in a Creative Environment but Don’t Want to Go to Grad School, Work for Free, or Go Into Debt.”
Niko Pfund, Global Academic Publisher of Oxford University Press, and President of Oxford University Press, USA. 1 p.m,. Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: (541) 346-1505.

November 8, 2017
“Mistreated: the Political Aftermath of HIV Treatment Expansion in Lesotho.”
Nora Kenworthy, Anthropology and Global Health, University of Washington. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

November 9, 2017
The Source Family
(2012, 98 min.). Screening and discussion with director Jodi Wille. 7 p.m., 115 Lawrence Hall. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: dwojcik@uoregon.edu

November 14, 2017
"Madness: Inside Out."
Gail Hornstein, Psychology, Mount Holyoke College. 3:30 p.m., 111 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Wulf Professorship. Information: mewood@uoregon.edu

November 16, 2017
Reading: Robin Coste Lewis
, poet, Voyage of the Sable Venus. 8 p.m. Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Creative Writing. Information: (541) 356-0549.

November 17, 2017
“Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories.”
Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee), lawyer and playwright. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Ethnic Studies. Information: (541) 436-0900.

November 16–17, 2017
Symposium: "Baroque Tapestry and the Rome of the Barberini."
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: jsma.uoregon.edu/Barberini

November 17, 2017
Reading: Sliver of a Full Moon,
a play by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee), will be read by a group of Native Studies faculty, students, and community members. 6 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Sponsor: Ethnic Studies. Information: (541) 436-0900.

November 27, 2017
“So You Want to Publish in a History Journal…”
Joshua Piker, editor, William and Mary Quarterly; and History, College of William and Mary. Noon, 375 McKenzie. Sponsor: History. Information: bhrush@uoregon.edu

Summer 2017

June 30–July 2, 2017
Conference: "Celebrating 20 Years of NILI–Local to Global Perspectives on Language Revitalization and Documentation."
145 Straub Hall.

July 10-15, 2017
20th Annual Summer Institute in American Philosophy: “American Philosophy in Black”. Keynote speaker: Melvin Rogers, Scott Waugh Chair in the Division of Social Sciences and Associate Professor of Political Science & African American Studies at UCLA. Sponsor: Philosophy.

 

 

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