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Department and Sponsored Events

Conversations About Our World

“The Power of Indigenous Stories and Art.” Michelle M. Jacob (Yakama), professor of indigenous studies, College of Education; Crystal L. Buck (Yakama), artist. Conversations About Our World speaker series, hosted by the Global Studies Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of History. Friday, April 9, 2021. 2:00–2:45 p.m. PDT. Live via YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbKWQT5aEGk

Bulldozer in the Playground

Jeff Sanders, associate professor of history at Washington State University. “Bulldozer in the Playground.” A Eugene History Pub Talk cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. Monday, April 12, 2021. 7:00–9:00 p.m. PDT, live via Zoom. RSVP required.

Survivance Alliance

Holly Guise, University of New Mexico, “Survivance Alliance: Alaska Native Mutual Aid and Sovereignty 1942–1945.” Tuesday, April 13, 2021. 3:30 p.m. PDT. Cosponsored by the UO Department of History; Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies; and Native American Studies.

African Studies Lecture

Diana Garvin, “East African Coffee Palates and Asmarino Caffe Culture.” An African Studies Lecture Series event, supported by Oregon Humanities Center and the Department of History. Wednesday, April 14, 2021. 10:00–11:15 a.m. PDT. Live via Zoom, https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96444405160

Caste in Translation?

Arafaat Valiani, Wayne Morse Center Resident Scholar and associate professor of history, “Caste in Translation? Community, Genotyping, and Risk in Postgenomic India and Its Diasporas.” Commentary by Vera Keller, associate professor of history. Friday, April 16, 2021. 10:00 a.m. PDT. Live via Zoom, https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/97518684466.

African Studies Lecture

Allison McGuffee, “Wholesome Entertainment: Transnational NGO Films in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1989–2009.” An African Studies Lecture Series event, supported by Oregon Humanities Center and the Department of History. Wednesday, April 28, 2021. 10:00–11:15 a.m. PDT. Live via Zoom, https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96444405160

Conversations About Our World

“Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication in a Post-Covid World.” Bish Sen, School of Journalism and Communication; Daya Thussu, Hong Kong Baptist University. Conversations About Our World speaker series, hosted by the Global Studies Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of History. Wednesday, April 28, 2021. 6:00–6:45 p.m. PDT. Live via YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbKWQT5aEGk

May History Pub

The Eugene History Pub Talk is a monthly event series featuring guest speakers discussing topics of historical or regional interest. Cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. Monday, May 10, 2021. 7:00–9:00 p.m. PDT, live via Zoom. RSVP required. Details forthcoming.

Conversations About Our World

“Identity, Ambivalence, Homecoming: Travels Between Asian and Asian American Studies.” Roy Chan, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures; Andrew Way Leong, UC Berkeley. Conversations About Our World speaker series, hosted by the Global Studies Institute. Cosponsored by the Department of History. Thursday, May 13, 2021. 5:00–5:45 p.m. PDT. Live via YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbKWQT5aEGk

Annual Pierson Lecture

Priya Satia, Stanford University, “History and Modern Conscience: Evidence from the British Empire” Tuesday, May 18, 2021. 3:30–5:00 p.m. PDT, live via Zoom. Details forthcoming.

African Studies Lecture

Laura Ann Twagira, Wesleyan University, “Embodied Engineering: Women, Technology, and Food Politics in Mali.” An African Studies Lecture Series event, supported by Oregon Humanities Center and the Department of History. Wednesday, May 19, 2021. 10:00–11:15 a.m. PDT. Live via Zoom, https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96444405160

June History Pub

Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica, Department of History. “Reclaiming the Black Past: Black Women in Pacific Northwest History.” Eugene History Pub Talk cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. Monday, June 14, 2021. 7:00–8:00 p.m. PDT, live via Zoom. RSVP required. Details forthcoming.

 


Ongoing Exhibits

medieval painting

Red Thread: A Journey through Color

The story of the color red, a digital guide created by Vera Keller, associate professor of history. Hosted by the Digital Scholarship Center.

 


Past 2020–21 Events

We Are the Land. The Department of History presents “We Are the Land: New Perspectives on the History of California’s Native Peoples” by William Bauer. Tuesday, February 23, 2021. 12:15–1:15 p.m.

Jesse Applegate and the Modoc War. History Pub talk featuring R. Gregory Nokes, author and historian. Cosponsored by the Department of History, Lane County History Museum, and Viking Braggot Co. Monday, March 8, 2021. 7:00–9:00 p.m., live via Zoom. (This event was rescheduled from its original date.)

Jewish Women, A Chinese Game, and the Paradoxes of Postwar Domesticity. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Annelise Heinz. January 2021.

Woman Suffrage, Racism, and Civil Rights: An Oregon Overview. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Eliza Canty-Jones. December 2020.

I, Too, Am Eugene. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Mark Harris. November 2020.

Bohemians West: Free Love, Family and Radicals in Twentieth Century America. Eugene History Pub talk featuring Sherry Smith. October 2020.

Should Lane County Change Its Name? Eugene History Pub talk featuring guest speakers Pete Sorenson, Marc Carpenter, Eric Richardson, R. Gregory Nokes, Esther Stutzman, and Shannon Applegate. September 2020.