Faculty News

Welcome to our faculty news page. Please scroll through the features below to learn more about our faculty's commitment to social justice-focused research and teaching. 

 

The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice at the University of Oregon

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The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice at the University of OregonStephanie LeMenager, Moore Endowed Professor of English and Environmental Studies, was a key player in helping obtain the $4.52 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to establish the Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice at the University of Oregon.

Kirby Brown wins mention in MLA Prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

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Our very own Professor Kirby Brown has won an honorable mention for his work “Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Cherokee Writing, 1970-1970”! He has been awarded “for an outstanding scholarly study of Native American literature, culture, or languages written by a member of the association”. “Stoking The Fire…” explores writers, histories, and texts from the Cherokee Nation.

English Faculty Feature: Professor Kirby Brown

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Our first faculty feature of the school year is Professor Kirby Brown! Professor Brown’s faculty feature reflects on National Native American Heritage Month, and issues regarding Indigeneity. Prof. Brown will also be choosing a book by an Indigenous author to giveaway to one of our followers at the end of this month — please stay tuned for more details!

Check out the whole feature on Instagram and be sure to follow to be eligible for the giveaway!

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