See what’s happening in connection to Common Reading
This page will be updated as events are announced.
- Ongoing event: Lane County History Museum exhibit, “Their Hearts Are In This Land: Native Resilience in Western Oregon”
- Exhibit will be open throughout the entire 2017-2018 academic year
- Ongoing Event: Museum of Natural and Cultural History presents “Paisley Caves and the First Americans”
- Exhibit will be open throughout the 2017-2018 academic year
- Ongoing Event: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, Sahaptin/Ichishkiin class with Regan Anderson
- May 1, 4-6 PM, Gerlinger Lounge, Strauss Visiting Filmmaker Series: Chloe Zhao (Lecture and Reception)
- May 2, 7-9 PM, Bijou Art Cinemas, Film Screening/Q&A: “Songs My Brother Taught Me” with Filmmaker Chloe Zhao (Strauss Visiting Filmmaker Series)
- May 8, 2018: 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: Stephany RunningHawk Johnson (Oglala Lakota), College of Education
- May 9, 7-9 PM, EMU Redwood Auditorium, Film Screening/Q&A: “The Rider” With Filmmaker Chloe Zhao (Strauss Visiting Filmmaker Series)
- May 9, 6:30-8:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, Climate Change and indigenous Peoples Lecture, featuring Dr. Karletta Chief (Dine) and Dr. Margaret Redsteer
- May 9-May 11, Times and Locations varying, Environmental Justice, Race, and Public Lands: A Symposium
- May 11, Time TBD, Kalapuya Ilihi Hall Dedication Ceremony
- May 11th-13th, Native American Student Union (NASU) presents the 49th Annual Mother’s Day Powwow and Salmon Bake
- May 14, 2018, 4:00PM, Knight Library Browsing Room, Public Reading by Susan Choi, Author of The Foreign Student, My Education, Person of Interest, and American Woman, a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize
- June 5th, 2018, 12-1:30PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: “Oregon Dine Dialects and Language Revitalization,”: Jaeci Hall (Tututni), Linguistics
PAST 2017-18 COMMON READING EVENTS
- Ongoing Event: Many Nations Longhouse, Taking: A Native Art Exhibition, open March 1-April 25
- April 30, 2018, 4-6:00 PM, Location TBD, Storytelling/Performance Workshops with Brent Florendo (Warms Springs Wasco)
- April 25, 2018, 6-8 PM, Eugene Public Library, 7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium Keynote Lecture, “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories,” featuring Pullitzer-finalist Laila Lalami
- April 25, 2018, 2:30-4:30PM, Ford Lecture Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium Panel: “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories,” featuring Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami.
- April 22, 2018, Submissions due for “Honoring Our Rivers” contest for student submissions of art, photography, poetry, and writing.
- April 19th-22, Various locations, various times, 2018 DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon
- April 17, 2018. 5:30-8 PM, EMU Redwood Room, BE Activist: A Visit by Charon Asetoyer (Comanche), sponsored by NASU & BE
- April 10, 2018, 12-1:30 PM, NAS Research Colloquium: “Comparative Indigenous Law and the Protection of the Sacred,” Anna Brady, Knight Law School
- Ongoing Event: UO Special Collections & University Archives exhibit, UO Knight Library, Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love, open January 16th-March 15th, Monday-Friday, 10-4
- March 15, 2018, 12-1pm, Convention on Genocide and Indigenous Communities with
- March 13th, 2018, Oregon Humanities Center presents Robin Wall Kimmerer (Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment) as the 2017-18 Clark Lecture
- March 1st-4th, various times, Knight Law School, Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC)March 13th, 2018, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: “Archaeological Conservation and Cultural Practice in French Polynesia,”John O’Connor, Department of Anthropology
- Ongoing Event:Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Exhibition Opening: Conversations in The Round House
- September 22nd, 6-8 PM, JSMA: Exhibition opening reception
- Exhibition will be open from August 16th through February 11th
- Exhibit Visitor Guide
- February 8th, 6-8 PM, Lawrence 177, Art Department Speaker Series presents Wendy Red Star
- Ongoing Event: Global Scholars Hall lobby exhibit, We Just Keep Going, a first-year student exhibit responding to themes from Louise Erdrich’s The Round House.
- Exhibit will be open December 1, 2017 – February 3, 2018
- February 13, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research COlloquium: Alex Cavanaugh (Spirit Lake), English
- January 31, 5:30 PM – 7 PM, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, A Lens on Contemporary Indigenous Art and Culture
- January 9, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: Jimmy Snyder (Kickapoo), College of Education
- February 2, 3-4:30PM, Straub 156. Joy Harjo Poetry Reading. Sponsored by CSWS, NAS, UGS in collaboration with the Eugene Public Library
- Dec 6, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: “Native Hawaiian Sovereignty and Anti-Blackness: Reading Bodies and Writing Resistance,”
Joyce Pualani Warren (Kanaka Maoli), Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethnic American Literatures and Cultural Productions
- UO TEACH Equity & Social Justice Teach-In Conference: Radical Openness, Dec. 2nd, UO College of Education
- University of Oregon Native American Heritage Month Events
- Events listed below, sponsored by the Native American Studies and the Division of Equity and Inclusion.
- November 29th, 5:30-7:30 PM JSMA Facilitated Exhibit Tour with the Graduate School
- November 17, Noon, Knight Library Browsing Room. “Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories” featuring Mary Kathryn Nagle, lawyer and playwright.
- November 17th, 6pm, Many Nations Longhouse, Concert Reading of “Sliver of a Full Moon” by Mary Kathryn Nagle
- November 14, 12-1:30 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. “Oregon Indian History Research Presentations” with Jennifer O’Neal, Special Collections and University Archivist
- November 9, 3-4 PM, Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Wolf Talk: Kalapuya Stories
- November 7, 4-5:30pm, 123 Global Scholars Hall. Naynaabeak¹s Fishing Net: Illuminating the History of American Indian Women. A public talk by Red Lake Ojibwe scholar Brenda J. Child.
- November 7, 6-7:30pm, Hop Valley Brewing (990 W. 1st, Eugene). The Question of Genocide in American History, a UO History pub talk with Professor Jeff Ostler.
- November 7, and 21st, 5-8 PM, Many Nations Longhouse. NDN Taco Tuesdays and Movie Night
- November 8, 5:30pm, 110 Knight Law Center. James Ayana on the Power of Ideas: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics
- November 10, 6-7:30, Many Nations Longhouse. Beading with Beth Dyea
- October 5th, 6-8 PM in Lawrence 177, Art Department Speaker Series presents James Lavadour
- Ongoing Event: Screenings of Steven Lewis Simpson’s “Neither Wolf Nor Dog”
- October 7th, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM, As part of Indigenous Peoples Day events, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, “Many Nations–Oregon Tribal Flags Exhibit”
- October 10th, 10 AM-3 PM, EMU Amphitheater and Many Nations Longhouse, University of Oregon’s Annual Indigenous Solidarity Day
- October 10, 12-1:30PM, Many Nations Longhouse, NAS Research Colloquium: “Culturally Responsive Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Native Students” with Cody Gion, Phd in Special Education, UO College of Education
- October 12, 12-1:30PM, Knight Law School Room 110,“Indigenizing Environmental Justice in Indian Country” with Dina Gilio-Whitaker.
- October 13, 5:30PM, Museum of Natural & Cultural History Museum Galleria, Potlatch and The Southwest Oregon Research Project: 22 years of Oregon Native Empowerment featuring Jason Younker
- October 20, 5:30PM, Museum of Natural & Cultural History Museum Galleria, Indigenizing Curatorial Practice featuring Deana Dartt