Cross Cultural Events on Campus

Huafeng 2016 Graduation Banquet

June 11, 2016

Where: Global Scholars Hall, room 123

The University of Oregon Huafeng Magazine will host the 2016 Huafeng Graduation Banquet.

Join Huafeng Magazine for food and refreshments.

A video of graduation wishes from professors or other staff on campus will be shown to celebrate the graduates. There will also be guests speakers, such as alumni who work in US now and some parents.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the event starts at 7:00 pm.


June 3, 2016

Where: Knight Library Lawn

Students of the Indian Subcontinent present Holi. The 6th Annual Holi Festival of Colors returns to the University of Oregon campus to celebrate the beautiful weather and coming summer. 

From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream

May 6, 2016

Where: Eugene Public Library, 100 W. 10th Ave.

Mexican-American writer Reyna Grande, who won an American Book Award for her first novel and was named a finalist for a National Books Critic Circle Award for her memoir, will headline the upcoming CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium.

Peasant Agroecology for Food Sovereignty and Mother Earth: Voices from the Via Campesina Movement

May 2, 2016

Where: Lawrence Hall 115

Marlen Sánchez and Nils McCune, both of the Nicaraguan Via Campesina organization Asociación de Trabajadores del Campo, will highlight the work of Via Campesina at a May 2 appearance at the UO.

Sánchez and McCune will discuss efforts to construct the Instituto Agroecológico Latinoamericano Mesoamérica, or the Latin American Institute of Agroecology of Mesoamerica, in Santo Tomás, Nicaragua. The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in Room 115, Lawrence Hall.

Documentary Event on Costa Rica: "A Bold Peace"

April 27, 2016

Where: Straub Hall 145

On April 27, 6-8 pm in Straub Hall 145, UO Sociology Professor Michael Dreiling will screen his revelatory documentary, A Bold Peace, on the impact of Costa Rica's radical choice of national disarmament.

Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.

Comments and a Q&A will follow the film.

Listen to Her Town Hall Event

April 16, 2016

Where: South Eugene High School

The Division of Equity and Inclusion is co-sponsoring a county-wide town hall event coming up in April.  The Women’s Foundation will visit with communities across Oregon and will take everything they learn from their town halls to include it in a major report on the status of women and girls in Oregon.  They would like to hear from as many women as possible from all different backgrounds to find out the issues that matter most to us here.

Zap, Pow, Dig! Comics, Communications and Pacific Archaeology

April 1, 2016

Where: Browsing Room, Knight Library

Josh Gordan Swogger, Freelance archaeologocial illustrator
This lecture series is presented by the Center for Asian Pacific Studies and is cosponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the comics and cartoon studies minor program. For more information, call 541-346-5068.

Alumni Roundtable on Career Benefits of Language Learning

March 31, 2016

Where: Gerlinger Lounge

Join language experts, current students, and alumni on discussing the many positive, tangible career benefits of language learning. This event is organized by the UO Language Council, in collaboration with the UO Alumni Association. Keynote speaker will be incoming UOF Board President Jim Shephard ‘80, and Romance Languages alumnus.

America and the Eradication of Smallpox in the Cold War Era

February 22, 2016

Where: Knight Library Browsing Room