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Martha Bayless in Around the O: Historian's New Project Takes a Deeper Look at Queenly Slander

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.

Nov 10, 2021

Study of Veteran Literature Guides English Grad to New Opportunities

Michael Ogata

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