In celebrating 2020 Native American Heritage Month, Around the O has created a collection of stories spotlighting individuals across the university.
Carol Stabile writes about the history of “law and order” TV programming that ignores the perspective of the policed.
Sociolinguist Devin Grammon presented recommendations to the City of Eugene.
English prof Ben Saunders writes on the queer black performers who influenced the pioneering musician.
An anthropology prof and journalism prof continue to teach their ever-popular documentary filmmaking course during stay-at-home spring term.
History prof writes how epidemics among Native populations are a direct result of oppressive policies and colonialism.
Laura Pulido, professor of Geography and Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies, has been recognized for her scholarship and leadership.
Tara Fickle, assistant professor of English, writes in The Paris Review.
La Serenata (“The Serenade”) has won the inaugural “HBO Latino/ Official Latino Short Film Competition.” (more…)
A groundbreaking partnership will help indigenous communities build and sustain community-based programs aimed at saving endangered languages. (more…)
Creative writing instructor Brian Trapp memorializes his severely disabled brother in this moving Kenyon Review essay. (more…)
WaPo features historian Jeffrey Ostler’s new book, which explores how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans. (more…)
Virginia Beavert has been honored for her efforts to preserve and breathe new life into the Native languages of the Northwest. (more…)
Thorrson, associate professor of English, is currently writing a book about Morrison in the 1970s. (more…)
Sociologist CJ Pascoe found that “no homo” conveyed positive emotional expressions like friendship. (more…)
The third annual multilingual speak-out showcased the poetry, song and prose of different cultures. (more…)
Alaí Reyes-Santos transformed her Race, Ethics, Justice course into an opportunity for her students to take part in a humanitarian intervention. (more…)
Theater prof Michael Najjar directs “Pilgrims Musa and Sheri in the New World” at Minority Voices Theatre. (more…)
History prof Leslie Alexander interviewed by Mo Rocca on CBS Sunday Morning re: civil rights pioneer Elizabeth Jennings. (more…)
“Visual Clave,” co-curated by anthro/folklore prof Phil Scher, at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art through 4/21. (more…)
Play reading at Many Nations Longhouse of a work resulting from theatre professor’s collaboration with Klamath watershed stakeholders. (more…)
Sociology grad students Camila Alvarez and Kathryn Norton-Smith publish study in ASA journal. (more…)
Undergrad Alec Cowan’s research has focused on the experience of Japanese American students during WWII. (more…)
Oct. 8, join Kathleen Cleaver and Danny Glover for a roundtable discussion, hosted by faculty in History and the Black Studies initiative. (more…)
Voice of America interviews comics artists, cosplay participants and English prof Ben Saunders at San Diego Comic Con. (more…)
In Ms Magazine piece, prof Carol Stabile draws from her new book re: women fighting sexism and racism in Hollywood, decades before #
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…)
New English course brings together students and community members with disabilities to create performance pieces staged for the public. (more…)
Research by students in social sciences: Asian Studies, Poli Sci, Int’l Studies, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies (more…)
Gordan Nagayama Hall pens a piece on the hit film, saying enjoy the fun but be mindful of the stereotypes. (more…)
Building on an internship at the UN in Kenya, DaHyun Kim (’18) now works for a nonprofit called Liberty in North Korea. (more…)
The reunion is being organized by volunteers of the UO Black Alumni Network. (more…)
Sociologist researches the experience of Mexican Americans and Latinos as it relates to race, ethnicity, gender, and family. (more…)
At 150 members, UO’s Women in Graduate Science is one of the largest such groups in the country. (more…)
JPR interview with Betsy Wheeler: How people with disabilities are represented in literature (more…)
Laura Pulido helped start a movement to protect minorities from health hazards (more…)
A student’s research provides baseline for study of Latinx health-care access. (more…)
Mike Copperman set out to teach poor kids in the Mississippi Delta. But who was teaching whom? (more…)
CJ Pascoe interview: “The Science of Sexism—Why Workplaces Are So Hard To Change.” (more…)
New program challenges the stigmas associated with people with disabilities. (more…)
A comparative literature student asks, “What gets lost in translation?” (more…)