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November 18, 2020

Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

In celebrating 2020 Native American Heritage Month, Around the O has created a collection of stories spotlighting individuals across the university.

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June 11, 2020

Law Enforcement Collaboration with Media

Carol Stabile writes about the history of “law and order” TV programming that ignores the perspective of the policed.

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May 20, 2020

How to Make Bilingual Signs More Inclusive

Sociolinguist Devin Grammon presented recommendations to the City of Eugene.

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May 19, 2020

Little Richard’s Inspiration

English prof Ben Saunders writes on the queer black performers who influenced the pioneering musician.

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May 12, 2020

Latino Roots, Taught Remotely

An anthropology prof and journalism prof continue to teach their ever-popular documentary filmmaking course during stay-at-home spring term.

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May 4, 2020

Vulnerability to Epidemics

History prof writes how epidemics among Native populations are a direct result of oppressive policies and colonialism.

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February 22, 2020

Pulido Named Collins Chair

Laura Pulido, professor of Geography and Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies, has been recognized for her scholarship and leadership.

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January 16, 2020

The Controversial Origin of Asian American Studies

Tara Fickle, assistant professor of English, writes in The Paris Review.

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November 21, 2019

Ernesto Martinez Wins HBO Award and Licensing Agreement

La Serenata (“The Serenade”) has won the inaugural “HBO Latino/ Official Latino Short Film Competition.” (more…)

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November 18, 2019

UO, Federal Initiative to Aid Revitalization of Native Languages

A groundbreaking partnership will help indigenous communities build and sustain community-based programs aimed at saving endangered languages. (more…)

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September 19, 2019

Remembering a Brother

Creative writing instructor Brian Trapp memorializes his severely disabled brother in this moving Kenyon Review essay. (more…)

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August 26, 2019

New Book: Surviving Genocide

WaPo features historian Jeffrey Ostler’s new book, which explores how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans. (more…)

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Alumna Recognized for Her Work in Language Preservation

Virginia Beavert has been honored for her efforts to preserve and breathe new life into the Native languages of the Northwest. (more…)

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August 22, 2019

Courtney Thorsson Reflects on Toni Morrison’s Legacy

Thorrson, associate professor of English, is currently writing a book about Morrison in the 1970s. (more…)

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July 16, 2019

Men Often Use Homophobic Tweets to Protect Masculinity

Sociologist CJ Pascoe found that “no homo” conveyed positive emotional expressions like friendship. (more…)

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Languages Out Loud

The third annual multilingual speak-out showcased the poetry, song and prose of different cultures. (more…)

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In The Wake of Hurricane Maria

Alaí Reyes-Santos transformed her Race, Ethics, Justice course into an opportunity for her students to take part in a humanitarian intervention. (more…)

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February 13, 2019

Muslim Immigrant Rom Com

Theater prof Michael Najjar directs “Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World” at Minority Voices Theatre. (more…)

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February 5, 2019

Forgotten Forerunners

History prof Leslie Alexander interviewed by Mo Rocca on CBS Sunday Morning re: civil rights pioneer Elizabeth Jennings. (more…)

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February 4, 2019

Latino/a Experience through Album Cover Art: 1940-90

“Visual Clave,” co-curated by anthro/folklore prof Phil Scher, at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art through 4/21.  (more…)

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December 4, 2018

Salmon is Everything

Play reading at Many Nations Longhouse of a work resulting from theatre professor’s collaboration with Klamath watershed stakeholders. (more…)

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November 2, 2018

Latino Destinations and Environmental Inequality

Sociology grad students Camila Alvarez and Kathryn Norton-Smith publish study in ASA journal. (more…)

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October 11, 2018

English as Weapon, English as Sanctuary

Undergrad Alec Cowan’s research has focused on the experience of Japanese American students during WWII. (more…)

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October 3, 2018

Freedom of Expression: The Role of Protest in Transforming Education

Oct. 8, join Kathleen Cleaver and Danny Glover for a roundtable discussion, hosted by faculty in History and the Black Studies initiative.  (more…)

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September 14, 2018

The Evolution of Race and Diversity in Comics

Voice of America interviews comics artists, cosplay participants and English prof Ben Saunders at San Diego Comic Con. (more…)

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The “Broadcast 41” and #MeToo

In Ms Magazine piece, prof Carol Stabile draws from her new book re: women fighting sexism and racism in Hollywood, decades before #MeToo. 

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September 10, 2018

Lesbian Oral History Project

Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Special Collections created this project as part of the UO Library’s effort to preserve Oregon history. (more…)

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August 29, 2018

Taking Center Stage

New English course brings together students and community members with disabilities to create performance pieces staged for the public. (more…)

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August 27, 2018

Latest Edition of Undergrad Research Journal

Research by students in social sciences: Asian Studies, Poli Sci, Int’l Studies, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies (more…)

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August 23, 2018

Psych Prof on “Crazy Rich Asians”

Gordan Nagayama Hall pens a piece on the hit film, saying enjoy the fun but be mindful of the stereotypes.  (more…)

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July 30, 2018

Int’l Studies Alum Helps Refugees

Building on an internship at the UN in Kenya, DaHyun Kim (’18) now works for a nonprofit called Liberty in North Korea. (more…)

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July 16, 2018

First Black Alumni Reunion To Take Place Fall 2018

The reunion is being organized by volunteers of the UO Black Alumni Network. (more…)

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Profile: Jessica Vasquez Tokos

Sociologist researches the experience of Mexican Americans and Latinos as it relates to race, ethnicity, gender, and family. (more…)

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Perfect Chemistry

At 150 members, UO’s Women in Graduate Science is one of the largest such groups in the country. (more…)

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November 13, 2017

Research Meets Radio

JPR interview with Betsy Wheeler: How people with disabilities are represented in literature  (more…)

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Environmental Justice For All

Laura Pulido helped start a movement to protect minorities from health hazards  (more…)

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Planned Parenthood Partner

A student’s research provides baseline for study of Latinx health-care access. (more…)

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September 15, 2017

Life Lessons

Mike Copperman set out to teach poor kids in the Mississippi Delta. But who was teaching whom?  (more…)

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July 25, 2017

Gender Inequality at Uber

CJ Pascoe interview: “The Science of Sexism—Why Workplaces Are So Hard To Change.” (more…)

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July 15, 2017

Global Gypsies

Confronting persecution of Europe’s largest ethnic minority  (more…)

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November 18, 2016

Disabling the Stereotypes

New program challenges the stigmas associated with people with disabilities. (more…)

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Indigenous Voices Matter

A comparative literature student asks, “What gets lost in translation?” (more…)

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Dance of the Storytellers

Undergraduates travel to Mexico, to research the preservation of cultural traditions. (more…)

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