Events

African Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Kemi Balogun

February 17, 2015

Where: Knight Library Browsing Room

Please join us Tuesday, February 17th, from 12-1.15 pm in the

 

Knight Library Browsing Room for the fifth lecture this year in the African Studies Lecture Series. The talk, titled “Beauty Diplomacy and Entrepreneurial Masculinity: State and Market in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry” will be given by our own Dr. Kemi Balogun from the University of Oregon.  It is the second of three lectures this term under the theme of “Political Economy in Africa.”

Gabon intern Adriana Chedraui

February 13, 2015

Where: Mills International Center

The Gabon-Oregon Center invites you to a presentation by former Gabon intern Adriana Chedraui on Friday 2/13 from 1-2 at the Mills International Center. She is an undergraduate from OSU who did an internship in the Gamba region of Gabon, Central Africa.

Ebola Teach-in

February 10, 2015

Where: Mckenzie Hall room 240a

UO Students for Global Health and UO UNICEF are putting on 20-minute discussions with Dr. Janis Weeks, Dr. Richard Brunader, and Kathleen Conery. Join the conversation February 10, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm in Mckenzie Hall room 240a.

Screening: The Garden

January 29, 2015

Where: 110 Fenton Hall 1021 E. 13th Ave. UO campus

he Garden follows the story of farmers, mostly immigrants from Latin America, as they work on a fourteen-acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles to grow food for their families and create community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis. In The Garden, we watch them organize, fight back, and demand answers.

The Garden is a film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy. Find out more at www.thegardenmovie.com.

Screening: Mayan Renaissance

January 25, 2015

Where: Mckenzie Hall Room 240A

If you're interested in learning more about Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Mencchu Tum, and some of the history of the "dirty war" in Guatemala, please join us for an open viewing of "Mayan Renaissance," a PeaceJam Nobel Legacy Film produced in 2012.  It will take place this Sunday, Jan 25, from 5-7 pm in McKenzie Hall 240 A.

Graduate Student Workshop: Writing a Grant Proposal

January 22, 2015

Where: 330 Hendricks Hall, University of Oregon

Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies presents a graduate student workshop. Our presenters will share tips and strategies for writing successful grant proposals. Join Director of CLLAS, Dr. Lynn Stephen and CLASS Grantee/Fulbright Scholar, Charlie Hankin, to start preparing your proposal!

Women, videos and documentaries

November 19, 2014

Where: University of Oregon, Allen Hall 221

Brazilian professor Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho is coming to the UO on a Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund. The purpose of the OLF is to allow foreign scholars to share their specific research interests, speak on the history and culture of their home country, exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty and community organizations, become better acquainted with U.S. higher education, and create linkages between their home and host institutions and CIES.

National Identity during the Military Dictatorship in Brazil: documentaries and travels

November 17, 2014

Where: University of Oregon, Allen Hall 221

Brazilian professor Gilberto Alexandre Sobrinho is coming to the UO on a Fulbright Outreach Lecturing Fund. The purpose of the OLF is to allow foreign scholars to share their specific research interests, speak on the history and culture of their home country, exchange ideas with U.S. students, faculty and community organizations, become better acquainted with U.S. higher education, and create linkages between their home and host institutions and CIES.

Brave Miss World

November 12, 2014

Where: University of Oregon, Lillis 182

Please join us for a special screening of Brave Miss World. This film follows the life of Miss Israel, Linor Abargil, from her abduction in Milan, to her crowning as Miss Israel and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence.

The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda

November 12, 2014

Where: University of Oregon, Willamette 110

Judaic Studies welcomes Shoshanna Nambi for a multimedia presentation and discussion. Shoshanna is an active Jewish learner and leader in her congregation and an activist in women's and community health issues.

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