Starting in fall 2016, University of Oregon students can for the first time pursue a Minor or a Graduate Specialization in disability studies as part of their degree programs. The UO Disability Studies Initiative is excited to announce this new interdisciplinary program, which includes courses from across the university in fields like architecture, literature, law, education, gender studies, anthropology, geography, international studies, and arts administration. (more…)
Lawrence Peter Levine, 67, was an assistant professor of English at UCC, which allowed him to share his passion for writing with others. He was a writer first and foremost, according to an obituary in The Oregonian, and he completed numerous novels—including a mystery set in the Northwest called “Timber Town”—but none was published. (more…)
The University of Oregon’s English Department, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Department, invites applications for a 2016-18 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions. Position Announcement: (more…)
UO English is pleased to announce that due to high demand, the department has added spots to a number of ENG 100-, 200-, and 300-level courses. Check DuckWeb now for courses with open seats.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM at West Side Presbyterian Church, 3601 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116. Pastor Bill Carr to officiate the service. (more…)
On June 15, 2015, UO English graduated 164 majors, twenty-three MA candidates, and thirteen PhD candidates. Congratulations, graduates! Professor David Vázquez delivered the commencement address (more…)
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UO English graduate student and Slate contributor Diana Martinez discusses the new Netflix series Narcos, the relationship between myth and politics, and the value of narco cinema in her review essay, “Netflix’s Narcos Is Harrowing, Surreal, and Exactly the Portrayal of the Drug War We Needed.” (more…)
The latest issue of the UO Alumni Association Newsletter features UO English Professor Ben Saunders who discusses his love of comics and the founding of the UO English Comics and Cartoon Studies minor, the first of its kind in the nation. (more…)