Faculty News

Benefit Concert for the Edwin Coleman Mural Project

Stop by Whirled Pies on 8th Ave to honor the life and legacy of Professor Coleman

6:00-9:00 PM, Friday, March 15, 2019

 

Oregon nonprofit Honoring Our New Ethnic Youth (H.O.N.E.Y., Inc.) is sponsoring a benefit concert in the name of beloved UO English Professor Edwin Coleman, Jr. The event will take place from 6:00-9:00 PM on Friday, March 15th at Imagine Whirled Pies (199 W 8th Ave).

Marcel Brousseau on Amending Walls

Please join us for Professor Marcel Brousseau's talk on political subjectivity along the U.S.-Mexico hyperborder.

Knight Library Browsing Room, 3:00PM, Monday, March 11, 2019

 

Please join the English Department in the Knight Library Browsing Room on Monday afternoon for a provocative talk by Professor Marcel Brousseau. The lecture, entitled "Amending Walls: Literature, Infrastructure, and the U.S.-Mexico Hyperborder," explores walls as texts that construct personal and political identity.

Below is an abstract of Professor Brousseau's lecture:

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.

Ben Saunders Serves as Chief Curator

UO English Professor, Ben Saunders, is serving as Chief Curator for MARVEL: Universe of Super Heroes, a Giant Emersive Marvel Comics Exhibition at the Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle.  

“Our show takes us from the origins of the Marvel Universe to the present, providing a chance to see some of the rarest and most precious objects to have survived from the past 80 years of pop culture history,” says Saunders.  The show opens April 21. 

 

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