News & Events

Jan 15, 2019

Exploring Citizenship in the Age of US Nationalism

Columbia University historian and UO Morse Chair Mae Ngai will host an LLCAS Town Hall on citizenship in the age of US nationalism. Image Credit: Around the O

Please join legal and political historian Mae Ngai for a CLLAS Town Hall on immigration and citizenship

4:00-5:30 PM, January 17, 2019, Knight Library Browsing Room

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will soon host the CLLAS Town Hall, “Citizenship and Denaturalization in the Era of US Nationalism,” led by Wayne Morse Chair Mae Ngai. Professor Ngai will be addressing issues of immigration, citizenship, and denaturalization both historically and in present day. The event will be moderated by UO professor, Rocío Zambrana (Department of Philosophy).

Jan 12, 2019

Nov 13, 2018

Nov 12, 2018

The Boundaries of the Human

Marcus Hensel (PhD '12) has published a two-volume collection on monster theory.

Professor Marcus Hensel has recently published a two-volume set titled Classic Readings on Monster Theory. The collection, co-edited by Hensel and Professor Asa Mittman, comes to us from Arc Humanities Press, a partner of Amsterdam University Press.

Nov 11, 2018

Nov 10, 2018

An Object in Motion

English alum Patrick Newson (BA '08) publishes a timely poetry collection that deconstructs America's culture of gun violence. 

An Object in Motion comes to us from Nomadic Press, who write that the collection "is the reckoning of firearms from the fictional through the physical, an exploration of these most visicous tools in regard to the bodies they impact and the narratives that have developed as a result. These poems and vignettes are hollow points in a culture of gun violence."

Nov 06, 2018

Recovering a Cherokee Dramatic Tradition

Osiyo TV features Professsor Kirby Brown in a segment on Cherokee playwright and screenwriter Lynn Riggs.

Professor Kirby Brown was recently featured in a segment of Cherokee Almanac, a production of Osiyo TV, the official video publishing arm of the Cherokee Nation. The segment focused on the life, writing, and legacy of Lynn Riggs, a prolific and well-regarded Cherokee poet, playwright, screenwriter, and drama theorist.

Oct 16, 2018

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Oct 08, 2018