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Oct 4, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Reading & Book Signing: Cheryl Boyce-Taylor

Boyce-TaylorCheryl Boyce-Taylor will give a public reading from her latest poetry collection, Arrival, on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room. The UO Poetry Slam Team will also perform. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. (more…)

Jan 6, 2016Feb 7, 2016

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

imagesPart of the international events in 2016 commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, will include a national tour of multiple copies of Shakespeare’s original edition as First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, which will make its first stop here in Eugene offering visitors a chance to see the book itself, open to Hamlet’s famous “To Be or Not To Be” monologue.” As the winning Oregon host side, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art will offer free admission for the duration of the exhibition, January 6, 2016 to February 7, 2016. (more…)

October 6, 2015

UO English Offers Postdoctoral Fellowship in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nThe 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…)

February 17, 2015

UO English Participates in 2015 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive

fdseal_webThe Annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive has begun and will run through February 27.  This drive is the Oregon Food Bank’s largest food and fund drive of the year.  Our goal this year is to raise 200,000 pounds. Food barrels will be available in the main English office (118 PLC)

Oregon continues to have one of the highest hunger rates in the country.  As a result of growing levels of long-term unemployment, more than one in three Lane County residents (39%) is eligible for emergency food assistance. For the third year in a row, Oregon has the nation’s highest rate (29% ) for child hunger.  In Lane County, 53% of the children quality for free/reduced school meals.

You can help: (more…)