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Jan 18, 2022
Dec 08, 2021
For many Asian Americans, graphic novels are way to explore history, fight racism
Graphic novels can have the same intimacy as diaries, one author said. “Issues of identity can be so emotionally fraught, so it makes sense to talk about them using a visual medium.”
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Dec 02, 2021
Nov 18, 2021
Most historians have chosen to ignore a certain early English queen, because all historical accounts of her life are full of salacious stories about sex and scandal, stories that are so dramatic they are obviously untrue.
Which is exactly why UO historian Martha Bayless believes she is worth studying.
Are you a Junior or Senior English Major looking for upper-division credits and a small seminar experience?
Interested in poetry and history?
Consider taking ENG 407 Seminar: World War I Poetry
Nov 10, 2021
Earlier this year, the University of Oregon announced it would observe Veterans Day as a holiday, giving students, faculty and staff time to reflect on what this holiday means to them.
With its roots in Armistice Day, which celebrates the end of World War I, Veterans Day in the U.S. honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
To highlight the student-veteran experience in the English major at UO, UO English is featuring Michael Ogata (BA English 2021) who served in the U.S. Army before arriving at the University of Oregon. His story invites us all to reflect on the experiences of student-veterans.
Nov 09, 2021
Delaney Dannert is an undergraduate at University of Oregon working towards her bachelor’s degree in English. This essay was originally submitted to the Advanced Composition: Style, Tone, Point of View class (WR423).
“Oh, what are you going to do with that?”