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2016–17 events sponsored or cosponsored by the OHC

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Black Girl in Suburbia

Spring 2017

April 1, 2017
"Making the World Safe for Democracy: WWI and American Literature."
Mark Whalan, English and 2016-17 OHC Faculty Research Fellow. 3 p.m., Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave.

April 5, 2017
“Styling Afro-Descendant: Connecting with Africa in Latin American Music-Dance.”
Juan Eduardo Wolf, Ethnomusicology, and 2016–17 OHC Faculty Research Fellow. 1:30 p.m., Baker Downtown Center, 975 High St. Sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Information: osher.uoregon.edu

April 5, 2017
Bilingual poetry reading and lecture.
Raúl Zurita, poet, author of Purgatorio, and Anna Deeny, translator. 3:30 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: Romance Languages. Information: middlebr@uoregon.edu

April 6–8, 2017
Conference: “What is Life? Lifestyles • Lifeworlds • Lifeworks.”
Investigating how communication/media constitute and permeate all avenues and forms of life. UO in Portland, 70 NW Couch St. Sponsor: School of Journalism and Communication. Information: whatis.uoregon.edu

April 7–8, 2017
Symposium: “Music in Poetry, Poetry in Music: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on German Art Song.”
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: German and School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

April 8, 2017
“Liederabend: An Evening of German Poetry and Song.”
7:30 p.m., Aasen-Hull Hall (190 Music). Sponsor: German and School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

April 13–15, 2017
Conference: “Peripheral Mappings: Social and Cultural Geographies from the Underside of Modernity.”
Registration required. Sponsor: Latin American Studies. Information: las.uoregon.edu/2016/12/12/lalisa

April 13, 2017
Film: Black Girl in Suburbia
(2014, 55 min.). Featuring director Melissa Lowery and UO student panel. 3:30 p.m., 129 McKenzie Hall. Sponsor: English. Information: (541) 346-1505.

April 13, 2017
Film: Black Girl in Suburbia
(2014, 55 min.). Featuring director Melissa Lowery and UO faculty panel. 5:30 p.m., 282 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: English. Information: (541) 346-1505.

April 13, 2017
"Diane Ravitch and Yong Zhao in Conversation: Defending Public Education from Attacks in the Trump/DeVos Era." Diane Ravtich, former under-secretary, U.S. Depaprtment of Education, and founder, Network for Public Education; Yong Zhao, Education, University of Kansas. 7 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: College of Education. Information: llewin@uoregon.edu

April 14, 2017
Books-in-Print Talk: Tellers, Tales, and Translation in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales
(2016). Warren Ginsberg, English. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

April 14, 2017
Teatro Milagro performs El Payaso.
By Emilio Rodriguez. Directed by Georgina Escobar. 8 p.m., EMU Redwood Room. Sponsor: Latin American Studies. Information: las.uoregon.edu/2016/12/12/lalisa

April 15, 2017
De Cajón Project.
Community arts organization based in Seattle, dedicated to educating about the cultural contributions of Peruvians of African descent. 7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $10, $8. Tickets: tickets.uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4363. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

April 17, 2017
“Birth of the Krazy: The early days of George Herriman and Krazy Kat.”
Michael Tisserand, author of Krazy: A Life in Black and White. 4 p.m., 123 Pacific Hall. Sponsor: Comics and Cartoon Studies. Information: gilroy@uoregon.edu

April 19, 2017
“Squatting, Space and Power in Alexandra’s 1946 Squatters’ Movement.”
Dawne Y. Curry, History and Ethnic Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

April 19, 2017
“An Entirely Reasonable Madness: The Crash of 1720 and the Great Mirror of Folly.”
Catherine Labio, English, University of Colorado-Boulder. 4:45 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Oregon Rare Books Initiative. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/orbi

April 20, 2017
“Making Mao: History, Memory, and the Meaning of a World Figure.”
Timothy Cheek, History, University of British Columbia. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: caps.uoregon.edu

April 21, 2017
Keynotes: “Buddhist Experience in Modern Japanese Religion and Philosophy.”
Bret Davis, Philosophy, Loyola University-Maryland; and Melissa Curley, Comparative Studies, Ohio State University. 4 p.m., 129 McKenzie Hall. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: caps.uoregon.edu

April 21, 2017
"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of Imagination.
Annette Gordon-Reed, American Legal History, Harvard Law School, and Peter Onuf, Early American History, University of Virginia. 7:30 p.m., 175 Knight Law Center. Sponsor: OHC's O'Fallon Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934.

April 22, 2017
Conference: “Buddhist Experience in Modern Japanese Religion and Philosophy.”
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., 375 McKenzie Hall. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: caps.uoregon.edu

April 22, 2017
Workshop: “Renaissance and Baroque Music in North-Italian Nunneries.”
Cappella Artemisia, female vocal ensemble. 3–6 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

April 23, 2017
Cappella Artemisia
, female vocal ensemble. 4 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

April 24, 2017
“Mashups and Monsters: Cannibal Translations in Contemporary Brazilian Poetry.”
Isabel Gómez, Latin American and Iberian Studies, University of Massachusetts. 3:30 p.m., EMU Crater Lake South Room. Sponsor: Romance Languages. Information: middlebr@uoregon.edu

April 28, 2017
“Art and Politics.”
Art History Graduate Research Symposium student presentations. 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Art History Association. Information: uosymposium@gmail.com

April 28, 2017
Books-in-Print Talk: Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development.
Craig Kauffman, Political Science. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

April 28, 2017
“Gospel Rape: On Close Reading in Crime and Punishment.”
Eric Naiman, Slavic and Comparative Literature, UC-Berkeley. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: REEES Graduate Symposium. Information: reees.uoregon.edu

April 28, 2017
“Conceptualism and the Political Referent.”
Nizan Shaked, Art History, California State University-Long Beach. 5:30 p.m., 115 Lawrence Hall. Preceded by a reception at 4:30 p.m. in the LaVerne Krause Gallery. Sponsor: Art History Association. Information: uosymposium@gmail.com

May 5, 2017
Books-in-Print Talk: Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video
(2016). Peter Alilunas, Media Studies. Noon, OHC Conference Room. Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

May 5, 2017
“Carrying Dante Across.”
Mary Jo Bang, English, Washington University in Saint Louis. 6:30 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: College of Arts and Sciences. Information: ow.ly/qHEb309Ug53

May 6, 2017
Symposium: “Translation in Dante/Dante in Translation.”
Topics ranging from Dante’s own ideas and practice of translation, to the extraordinary upsurge of translations of the Comedy evident in the books, art, music, film and theatrical adaptations. Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: College of Arts and Sciences. Information: ow.ly/qHEb309Ug53

May 8, 2017
“Reading the Verses Backward: Poetry for the Digital Age.”
Marjorie Perloff, Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities (emerita), Stanford University. 4 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: Romance Languages. Information: middlebr@uoregon.edu

May 9, 2017
“On Black Feminist Storytelling: A Book Talk.”
Terrion L. Williamson, American Studies and Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. 3:30 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: English. Information: sluk@uoregon.edu

May 9, 2017
“Buddhism, Sexuality, and Gender.”
Jose Cabezon, Dalai Lama Endowed Chair, UC-Santa Barbara. 7 p.m., 182 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: caps.uoregon.edu

May 10, 2017—Eugene
"The Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Criticism."
Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, cultural critic, Columbia University professor, and author of Negroland: A Memoir. 7:30 p.m., 182 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934.

May 11, 2017
“Everyday Nation Building: Creativity, Culture, and Community in Senegal and Indonesia.”
Dennis Galvan, Political Science and International Studies. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

May 11, 2017—Portland
"The Ethics and Aesthetics of Cultural Criticism." Margo Jefferson, Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, cultural critic, Columbia University professor, and author of Negroland: A Memoir. 7:30 p.m., UO in Portland, White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St. Sponsor: OHC's Kritikos Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934.

May 19, 2017
Work-in-Progress Talk: “The Color of Cruelty in Miike Takashi’s Audition.”
Steven T. Brown, Comparative Literature, and OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

May 19–20, 2017
DEMA Dance Ensemble.
Ghanaian and West African music and storytelling. 8 p.m. Dougherty Dance Theatre, Gerlinger Annex. $12, students free with UO ID. Tickets: tickets.uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4363. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

May 23, 2017
“A Pioneer of Civilization?: The Impact of the Construction of the Sierra Leone Railway on African Lives in the Early 20th Century.”
Trina Hogg, History, Philosophy, and Religion, Oregon State University. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

May 24, 2017
Musicking Conference Masterclass: William Dongois
, cornetto. 10 a.m.–12 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 24, 2017
Musicking Conference Lunchbox Concert: “Forgotten Clefs Remembers Improvised Polyphony.”
Renaissance wind band. 12:30–1:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 24, 2017
Musicking Conference Concert: Claudio Monteverdi’s Selva morale et spirituale. 7:30 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St. Pre-concert lecture with Marc Vanscheeuwijck at 6:30 p.m. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 25, 2017
Musicking Conference Lunchbox Concert: “16th-Century Lute Repertoire and Improvisational Forms.” David Rogers, lute. 12:30–1:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 25, 2017
Book Celebration: Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
. Michelle McKinley, Law. Panel discussion: 2 p.m., Lewis Lounge, Knight Law Center. Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women in Society. Information: csws.uoregon.edu

May 25, 2017
Musicking Conference Divisions Workshop: William Dongois
, cornetto. 2 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 25, 2017
Musicking Conference Concert: William Dongois
, cornetto. 7:30 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 26, 2017
Musicking Conference Workshop: “Reacting to the Past.”
10 a.m.–noon, Beall Concert Hall. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 26, 2017
Musicking Conference Lunchbox Concert/lecture: “Did Antico and Ganassi Ever Meet?”
Maria Luisa Baldassari, harpsichord. 12:30–1:30 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 26, 2017
Musicking Conference Medieval Poetry Reading.
2–3 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 26, 2017
Musicking Conference Keynote: William Dongois.
4:30–6 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 27, 2017
Musicking Conference Musical Instrument Display and Petting Zoo.
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Collier House. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

May 27, 2017
Musicking Conference Concert: Bononcini’s La Maddalena a’ piedi di Cristo.
7:30 p.m., Central Lutheran Church, 1857 Potter St. Pre-concert lecture with Marc Vanscheeuwijck at 6:30 p.m. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/musicking

June 2, 2017
Work-in-Porgress Talk: “Global Gypsy: Appropriation, Hybridity and Race.”
Carol Silverman, Anthropology, and OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

June 9, 2017
Work-in-Progress Talk: “Disappointment in Cuban and Angolan Novels After Revolution.”
Lanie Millar, Romance Languages, and OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.



PAST EVENTS

Winter 2017

January 21 through March 19, 2017
Exhibit: Sandow Birk: American Qur’an

Taking over a decade to complete (in summer 2014), American Qur’an is Birk’s most ambitious project to date. Every verse of the holy book of Islam is hand-transcribed and illustrated, using the calligraphy of the individual verses to frame scenes of contemporary American life.

January 12, 2017
Opening Reception: “You Must Never Look Away From This.”
Exhibit of artists’ books related to themes in Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. 5:30–7:30 p.m., AAA Library (200 Lawrence Hall). Sponsor: UO Libraries. Information: sdewaay@uoregon.edu

January 12, 2017
"Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture." Deborah Willis
, University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts, and an affiliated faculty member of Africana Studies in the Department of Social & Cultural Analysis at New York University. Willis's books include Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery, with Barbara Krauthamer, and Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present. 7:30 p.m., 182 Lillis Hall. Sponsor: OHC's O'Fallon Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934. Live stream of Deborah Willis's lecture on 1/12/17 at 7:30 p.m.

January 13, 2017
Books-in-Print talk: The Nature of California: Race, Citizenship, and Farming since the Dust Bowl
(2016). Sarah Wald, English. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

January 17, 2017
“Taytu’s Feast: Nation, Food, and History in Ethiopia.”
James McCann, History, Boston University. Noon, 214 EMU (Redwood Room). Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

January 17, 2017
“Why I’ve Failed: Reflections on Translating the Zuozhuan.”
Stephen Durrant, emeritus, East Asian Languages and Literatures. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-5068.

January 18, 2017
“From Here to Utopia: Imagining Better Worlds from the Sixteenth Century to Today.”
Evan Gottlieb, English, Oregon State University. 4:45 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Oregon Rare Books Initiative. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/orbi

January 20, 2017
Opening Reception: “Sandow Birk American Qur’an.”
6 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: jsma.uoregon.edu

January 21, 2017
Gallery talk: “Sandow Birk American Qur’an.”
Led by Sandow Birk. 1 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: jsma.uoregon.edu

January 25, 2017
"Moving Forward: the dramatic story and victory of the 1,000 Watsonville Canning Strikers 1985-86."
Peter Shapiro, author, labor activist, and journalist; and Oscar Rios, Watsonville mayor, community activist; retired teamster cannery/farmworker organizer. 7:30 p.m., EMU Diamond Lake Room. Sponsor: Multicultural Center. Information: (541) 346-4207

January 27, 2017
Work-in-Progress talk: “Survival and Queer Hauntings in Nora Okja Keller’s Comfort Woman.”
Lynn Fujiwara, Ethnic Studies; VPRI Completion Fellow. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 3, 2017
Work-in-Progress talk: “Revolutionary Ecology: Maxim Gorky’s Italy.”
Jenifer Presto, Comparative Literature; VPRI Completion Fellow. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 3, 2017
“A Deeper Black: Race in America.”
Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me. 6 p.m., Matthew Knight Arena. Free ticket required: tickets.uoregon.edu. Sponsor: School of Journalism and Communication. Information: journalism.uoregon.edu

February 3, 2017
Dreós Ensemble.
Celtic music and dance. 7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $12, $8. Tickets: tickets.uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4363. Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

February 8, 2017
“Cooking Culture on the West African Savanna.”
Stephen Wooten, International Studies and Anthropology. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

February 9, 2017—Eugene LIVE-STREAMING VIDEO
The Citizen-Artist as Healer.”
Vijay Gupta, violinist, LA Philharmonic, founder of Street Symphony. 7:30 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: OHC’s Tzedek Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 10, 2017
“Gender and Media Symposium: In Honor of Kathleen Karlyn.”
Plenary address: Kathleen Karlyn, emerita, English and Cinema Studies. 5–8 p.m., UO in Portland, 70 NW Couch St. RSVP required. Sponsor: Cinema Studies. Information: cinema.uoregon.edu

February 10, 2017
“Aesthetic Dimensions of Sandow Birk’s American Qur’an Project.” Iftikhar Dadi, History of Art, Cornell University. 5:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: JSMA. Information: jsma.uoregon.edu

February 10, 2017—Portland
The Citizen-Artist as Healer.”
Vijay Gupta, violinist, LA Philharmonic, founder of Street Symphony. 7:30 p.m., First Congregational United Church of Christ-Portland, 1126 SW Park. Sponsor: OHC’s Tzedek Lecture. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 11, 2017
“Gender and Media Symposium: In Honor of Kathleen Karlyn.”
Research presentations. 9 a.m.–4 p.m., UO in Portland, 70 NW Couch St. RSVP required. Sponsor: Cinema Studies. Information: cinema.uoregon.edu

February 15, 2017
“On Writing and Reading in an Age of Consumerism or Humanism as Enlightened Patriotism.”
John A. McCarthy, emeritus, German, Vanderbilt University. 3:30 p.m., 166 Lawrence. Sponsor: German and Scandinavian. Information: (541) 346-4051.

February 15, 2017
“Many Nations—Many Stories.”
Delson Suppah (Warm Springs), Virginia Beavert (Yakama), Patricia Whereat (Coos), Ed Edmo (Shoshone Nez Perce), and James Florendo (Wasco). Begins with Salmon Feast at 4 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse. Sponsor: Many Nations Longhouse. Information: (541) 206-2202.

February 16, 2017
Always Becoming.”
Nora Naranjo Morse, sculptor, writer, and film producer. 6 p.m., 177 Lawrence Hall. Sponsor: Alpha of Oregon Chapter, Phi Beta Kapa. Information: (541) 346-1977.

February 16, 2017
Film: A Bold Peace
(2016, 102 min.). Directed by Michael Dreiling. 6 p.m., Mills International Center. Sponsor: UO Global Justice Program. Information: globaljustice.uoregon.edu

February 17, 2017
Work-in-Progress talk: “Reconstructing Ballet: from Manuscript to Stage.”
Marian Smith, Music; OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 17, 2017
“Callimachus Epigram 28 (Pfeiffer) and Greek Lyric Space.”
Hayden Pelliccia, Classics, Cornell University. 5 p.m., 111 Susan Campbell Hall. Sponsor: Classics. Information: (541) 346-4071.

February 24, 2017
Everyday Life on the African Continent: Fun, Leisure and Expressivity.”
Melissa Graboyes, Clark Honors College; Kemi Balogun, Sociology and Women and Gender Studies; Lisa Gilman, Folklore and English; Habib Iddrisu, School of Music and Dance. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: graboyes@uoregon.edu

February 24, 2017
Books-in-Print talk: Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910
(2015). Julie Weise, History. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

February 27, 2017
“Roma (Gypsies): Policy, Activism and Gender.”
Margareta Matache, Romani scholar and human rights activist. 2 p.m., 360 Condon Hall. Sponsor: Anthropology. Information: csilverm@uoregon.edu or (541) 346-5114.

March 3, 2017
Work-in-Progress talk: “World War One, American Literature, and the Federal State.”
Mark Whalan, English; Ernest G. Moll Research Fellowship in Literary Studies. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

March 3, 2017
Northwest Women Writers Symposium: “Women and Work: Women’s Stories of Work and the Great Migration.”
Panel discussion: Ayana Mathis, author of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie; Marjorie Celona, Creative Writing, and author of Y; and Sharon Luk, English. 2:30–4:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women in Society. Information: csws.uoregon.edu

March 3, 2017
Northwest Women Writers Symposium: “Women and Work: Women’s Stories of Work and the Great Migration.”
Keynote: Ayana Mathis, author of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie. 6 p.m., Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women in Society. Information: csws.uoregon.edu

March 6, 2017
“Feasting and Fasting: Foodways in Politics, Religion, and Social Life on the Swahili Coast (Tanzania) since 700 CE.”
Sarah Walshaw, History, Simon Fraser University. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

March 6, 2017
“Gypsies on Film: Roma Media Initiative.”
George Eli, Romani filmmaker. 2 p.m., 360 Condon Hall. Sponsor: Anthropology. Information: csilverm@uoregon.edu or (541) 346-5114.

March 7, 2017
"Sonic Spectres and the Object Hereafter."
Kristen Gallerneaux, PhD candidate, Art Practice, UC San Diego; and Curator of Communications and Information Technology, The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. 6:30 p.m., 166 Lawrence Hall. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: dwojcik@uoregon.edu

March 8, 2017
"Understanding Rock Music."
Drew Nobile, Music Theory, and 2016-17 OHC Faculty Research Fellow. 1:30 p.m., Baker Downtown Center. Sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Information: osher.uoregon.edu

March 8, 2017
Performance: “A Kaddish For Bernie Madoff.”
Alicia Jo Rabins, composer and performer. 7 p.m., EMU Redwood Room. Sponsor: School of Law. Information: acoles@uoregon.edu

March 9, 2017
Panel discussion: “Betrayal and Unity: Law, Religion and the Bernie Madoff Scandal.”
Legal, Judaic, and other perspectives. Noon, 142 Knight Law Center. Sponsor: School of Law. Information: acoles@uoregon.edu

March 9, 2017
“Ancient race matters: unraveling the ‘Whiteness’ of western civilization.”
Denise McCoskey, Classics and Black World Studies, Miami University, Ohio. 4 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: Classics. Information: bowditch@uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4069.

March 9, 2017
“American Qur’an.”
Sandow Birk, artist, Los Angeles, CA. 6 p.m., 177 Lawrence Hall. Sponsor: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Information: (541) 346-3610.

March 9, 2017
The Fault Lies Not in Our Stars: Why Natural Disasters Become Human Catastrophes.”
Lucy Jones, former U.S. Geological Survey seismologist and public voice for earthquake science and earthquake safety. 7:30 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: OHC's Clark Lectureship. Information: (541) 346-3934. Livestream of lecture

March 10, 2017
Work-in-Progress talk: “Are Superheroes Fascist?”
Ben Saunders, English; Provost’s Senior Humanist Fellowship. Noon, Humanities Center Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

March 10, 2017
“Design and Demonstration: Edo-Period Culture and Society through the Lens of Senshafuda.”
Masaya Takiguchi, Arts and Literature, Seijo University. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: caps.uoregon.edu

March 10, 2017
Oscar Arias Sanchez.
Sanchez served two terms as President of Costa Rica and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his work in trying to bring peace to Central America. 6:30 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: Global Justice Program. Information.

March 15, 2017
"Dividing Household Labor: Men, Women, and Money in Japan."
Hillary Maxson, PhD candidate, History, and 2016-17 OHC Dissertation Fellow. 1:30 p.m., Baker Downtown Center. Sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Information: osher.uoregon.edu

Fall 2016

September 30, 2016
Celebrating the transfer of the Oregon Poetry Collection to the Knight Library. 2–4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: UO Libraries. Information: library.uoregon.edu/opa-conference-2016

October 4, 2016
“Religious Coexistence in 16th Century Westphalia.”
David Luebke, History. 2 p.m., Baker Downtown Center. Sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Information.

October 5, 2016
“Why Pardons Fail.”
Cynthia Herrup, emerita, History, University of Southern California. 4:45 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Oregon Rare Books Initiative. Information: blogs.uoregon.edu/orbi

October 7, 2016
Books-in-Print talk: My Music, My War: The Listening Habits of U.S. Troops in Iraq and Afghanistan
(2016). Lisa Gilman, English. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

October 10, 2016
“From the Margins to the Mainstream: Artists with Disabilities Today.”
Tom di Maria, director, Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: (541) 346-1505.

October 10, 2016
“Myths, Lies and Truths: The Re-Invention of Ladino Song as Ancient.” Guy Mendilow, Sephardic musician. 6 p.m., 145 Straub Hall. Sponsor: Clark Honors College. Information: balbuena@uoregon.edu

October 11, 2016
Film: A Day on the Planet (Kyō no dekigoto)
(2003, 110 min., Japanese with English subtitles). 7 p.m., 132 Global Scholars Hall. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 12, 2016
“Land Use Change in Eastern Africa: Developing a Model of Regime Rhetoric and Framing of the Debate over Land Use.”
Anne M. Santiago, Political Science, University of Portland. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

October 13, 2016
Reading: “The Literature of Location: Readings by Shibasaki Tomoka.”
Shibasaki Tomoka, Japanese author. 2 p.m., EMU Crater Lake North. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 13, 2016
“Women and Work.”
Cherrie Moraga, artist-in-residence, Theater and Performance Studies, and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University. 6 p.m., EMU Crater Lake Rooms. Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women in Society. Information: csws.uoregon.edu

October 14, 2016
Workshop: “Activist Methods Workshop.”
Cherrie Moraga, poet, playwright-director, writer-essayist, educator, and cultural activist. 10–11:30 a.m., Many Nations Longhouse. For faculty and graduate students. Sponsor: Center for the Study of Women in Society. Information and RSVP: csws.uoregon.edu

October 14, 2016
"Form as Harmony in Rock Music."
Drew Nobile, Music; OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

October 18, 2016
"An Evening with Reza Aslan: Religion, Identity, and the Future of America."
Reza Aslan, writer, commentator, professor, producer, and scholar of religions; author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. 7:30 p.m., 156 Straub Hall. Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934. Lecture video

October 19, 2016
“Singular Spaces: An Introduction to Art Environments in Spain and Around the World.”
Jo Farb Hernández, Art and Art History, San José State University, and director, Thompson Art Gallery. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: (541) 346-1505.

October 19, 2016
"Echoes of the Revolution: Ireland’s 1916 Rising After 100 Years."
Mark Quigley, English. 6 p.m., Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave. Information: mquigley@uoregon.edu

October 20, 2016
China Now: Independent Visions—Female Directors 女导演
(2012, 43 min.). 2:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 20, 2016
China Now: Independent Visions—The Emperor Visits the Hell 唐皇游地府
(2012, 67 min.). 3:30 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 20, 2016
China Now: Independent Visions—Four Ways to Die in My Hometown 我故乡的四种死亡方式
(2012, 90 min.). 7:15 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 21, 2016
"Styling Blackness in Chile: Rethinking Music-Dance in the African Diaspora."
Ed Wolf, Music; VPRI Completion Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

October 21, 2016
“The Embassy: A Story of War and Diplomacy in Liberia.”
Dante Paradiso, U.S. Department of State. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

October 21, 2016
China Now: Independent Visions—Egg and Stone 鸡蛋和石头
(2012, 100 min.). 2 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 21, 2016
China Now: Independent Visions—River of Life 生命的河流
(2014, 101 min.). 4 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Center for Asian and Pacific Studies. Information: (541) 346-1521.

October 21, 2016
“Afro-Cuban: traditional and jazz with Los Hermanos Arango.”
7:30 p.m., Beall Concert Hall. $12, $8. Tickets: tickets.uoregon.edu or (541) 346-4363.Sponsor: School of Music and Dance. Information: (541) 346-5678.

October 24, 2016
“What Happened to Christianity in Post-Socialist Europe?”
István Povedák, Senior Research Fellow, Research Group for the Study of Religious Culture, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and University of Szeged. 3:30 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Folklore. Information: (541) 346-1505.

October 27, 2016
“Motoring Out of Time: Histories of Technology and Development in Tanzania.”
Joshua Grace, History, University of South Carolina. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

November 9, 2016
"Bauhaus Design and Social Activism at Black Mountain and Beyond: Josef and Anni Albers on the Ethics of Craft."
Therese Augst, Lewis and Clark. 5:30 p.m., 177 Lawrence Hall. Followed by a reception and exhibition. Sponsor: German and Scandinavian. Information.

November 10, 2016
"Gender and Material Culture: The Female Artisan Gu Erniang and the Craft of Inkstand-Making in Early Modern China."
Dorothy Ko, History and Women's Studies at the Barnard College, Colombia University. 3 p.m., Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. Sponsor: Confucius Institute. Information: confucius.uoregon.edu

November 11, 2016
"Fact, Fiction, and Speculative Empiricism in Whitehead and Deleuze."
Russell Duvernoy, Philosophy; OHC Dissertation Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

November 11, 2016
“Gisèle Pineau, le sens de l'écriture dans le contexte post-colonial français."
(in French, with simultaneous translation)Gisèle Pineau, Guadeloupean novelist; Moderator: Florence Ramond Jurney, French, Gettysburg College. 4 p.m., 245 Straub Hall. Sponsor: Romance Languages. Information: fmoore@uoregon.edu

November 11, 2016
“The Culture of Conquest: The United States as a Settler-Colonial State.”
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, historian, writer, and feminist; author of An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. 4 p.m., Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: Sociology. Information: isuwandi@uoregon.edu

November 17, 2016
“Financial Savings Groups and the ‘Ultra Poor’: Lessons from East Africa.”
Alfredo Burlando, Economics, UO. Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. Sponsor: African Studies. Information: africa.uoregon.edu

November 17, 2016
"The Color Line and the Borderline: William Ellis, the Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire."
Karl Jacoby, History, Columbia University, and Robert ("Chip") Williams, a descendant of William Ellis. 3:30 p.m.,Gerlinger Alumni Lounge. Sponsor: History. Information: weisiger@uoregon.edu

November 19, 2016
“Rights of Nature.”
Winona LaDuke, Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe), Executive Director of Honor the Earth. 7 p.m., EMU Ballroom. Sponsor: Native American Studies. Information.

December 2–3, 2016
“2016 James Tiptree Symposium: A Celebration of Ursula LeGuin.”
Sponsor: UO Libraries. Information: library.uoregon.edu/tiptree-symposium-2016

December 2, 2016
"Kakeibo Monogatari: Women's Consumerism and the Postwar Japanese Kitchen."
Hillary Maxson, History; OHC Dissertation Fellow. Noon, OHC Conference Room (159 PLC). Sponsor: OHC. Information: (541) 346-3934.

Summer 2016

July 14, 2016
"Intersectionality's Critical Edge."
Patricia Hill Collins, Sociology, University of Maryland. 11 a.m., 110 Knight Law Center. Keynote for the 2016 Summer Institute in American Philosophy. Sponsor: Philosophy. Information: link

July 19, 2016
"The Cossacks between Russia and Ukraine: Literature, History, and the Nation."
Anna Kovalchuk, PhD candidate in Comparative Literature and 2015–16 OHC Dissertation Fellow. 2 p.m. Baker Downtown Center, 975 High St. Sponsor: Osher Livelong Learning Institute. Information: (541) 346-0697.



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