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Events

All events, unless specified otherwise, are open to the public and free to attend.

Department and Sponsored Events

October 3, 2022
Inaugural Bob Bussel Labor History Series
“Why Farm Worker Justice Must Come from the Bottom Up.” Featuring Matt Garcia, former UO professor and Lazarus Professor of History; Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies; and Human Relations at Dartmouth College. Cosponsored by the UO Labor Education and Research Center, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and the Department of History. 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Knight Law Center, room 175. 1515 Agate St., Eugene.

October 21, 2022
Prudence and Curiosity in the Early Modern Collection

A symposium exploring the purposes and key scientific values of collecting in early modern Europe. Featuring Anita Guerrini (OSU), Vera Keller (UO), Mark Meadow (UCSB), Andrew Morrall (Bard Graduate Center). Aviva Rothman (Case Western), Pamela Smith (Columbia). Cosponsored by the UO College of Arts and Sciences, History, History of Art and Architecture, and the Oregon Humanities Center. 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

November 1, 2022
Department Seminar/Ancient World Speaker Series

Featuring Sarah Bond. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

January 24, 2023
Department Seminar Speaker Series
Featuring Liz Ellis. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

February 7, 2023
Ancient World Speaker Series
Stephen Dueppen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

February 21, 2023
Annual Pierson Lecture
Featuring Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. Location and details TBA.

March 21, 2023
Department Seminar/Ancient World Speaker Series
Featuring Kelly Nguyen. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

April 25, 2023
Department Seminar Speaker Series
Featuring Camille Goldmon. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

May 23, 2023
Department Seminar/Ancient World Speaker Series
Featuring Damian Fernandez. 3:30–5:00 p.m. McKenzie Hall, room 375. Details TBA.

June 2023
Annual History Showcase and Undergraduate Awards Celebration
Details TBA.

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Ongoing Exhibits

a golden dragon embroidered on a black background

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon, Daoist Priest’s Robe (Jiangyi) with Four-Clawed Dragon Rondel Design, Qing dynasty (circa 1850-1900), MWCH45:1.

The Artful Fabric of Collecting

A digital exhibition of Chinese textiles featuring pieces from the collection of Gertrude Bass Warner (1863–1951). This exhibition was created by Ina Asim, associate professor of pre-modern Chinese history, in collaboration with the University of Oregon Libraries, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.