Refugees Germany

Writing Migration Conference

May 3-4
Knight Library, Browsing Room, 11 am - 5 pm







Cross Cultural Events on Campus

The State of Human Rights: The Challenge of Humanitarian Aid

November 20, 2013

Where: Knight Law Center Campbell Auditorium

Internationally recognized scholar and educator Hugo Slim visits the University of Oregon as the 2013-14 Savage Professor of International Relations and Peace.

Slim’s visit marks the beginning of a collaboration between the University of Oregon and the University of Oxford, which focuses on issues of global human rights through events and scholarship opportunities for UO students and faculty members on the Eugene and Oxford campuses.


About Hugo Slim:

2013 Study Abroad Fair

November 20, 2013

Where: EMU Concourse

2013 Study Abroad Fair to give away airfare grants, showcase new programs
Students in Nov. 20 event can win a free trip to destination of their choice



Michele Norris on The Race Card Project

November 13, 2013

Where: Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

Michele Norris tickets sold out in 4 days. Due to the overwhelming demand, we will live stream video of the event to the Oak and Maple rooms in the EMU!

We will fill the overflow room on a first come/first serve basis.

NPR special correspondent Michele Norris will speak about The Race Card Project and her experiences traveling the country speaking with many different people about race.

From Silence to Memory: Archives and Human Rights in Guatemala and Beyond

October 24, 2013

Where: Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR

This symposium focusing on the value of archives in human rights issues in Guatemala and elsewhere features a panel discussion with Internationally known panelists, a lecture that is part of the Philip H. Knight Dean of Libraries Distinguished Speaker Series, and a  documentary film screening covering Guatemalan human rights issues. Sessions include:

Fall 2013 ISO

September 18, 2013 to September 24, 2013

Where: EMU

ISO begins Wednesday, September 18, 2013.

All incoming international students must attend all days of ISO in person. Register for ISO by September 13.


May 17, 2013

Where: EM River Rooms

A new collaborative event between local clean stove NGOs, OSU, OHSU, and UO.

Help us shape the discussion of how cook stove designs can help address issues of gender and cultural inequality, public health, nutrition, economic development, and pollution in the world.

The Path to Peace and Happiness in the Global Society

May 10, 2013

Where: Matthew Knight Arena

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will deliver a lecture at the University of Oregon’s Matthew Knight Arena on Friday, May 10. The 2 p.m. lecture, "The Path to Peace and Happiness in the Global Society," is open to UO students, faculty and staff as well as members of the public.

Brazil: Culture, Race, and Politics

May 6, 2013

Where: Multiple Locations

2013 Latin American Studies Spring Speaker Series: Brazil: Culture, Race, and Politics


May 6

“Black Women Against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil” with Keisha-Khan Perry, Brown University.

Browsing Room, Knight Library

3:30 pm


May 9

“Democracy, Development and the Puzzling Success of Brazil” with Peter Kingstone, King’s College.

112 Lillis

4 pm


May 16