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March 21, 2015

Health at Every Age: Determinants and Outcomes of Physical and Mental Health Throughout the Lifespan

Poster with conference infoWhen: April 10-12th, 2015
Where: University of Oregon

The 12th annual Western Regional International Health Conference will be an opportunity for a diverse group of students, activists, academics, and leaders passionate about the advancement of global health and social justice to explore the determinants and challenges in fostering physical and mental health at every stage of life.

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March 20, 2015

Afro-Sappho Futurisms: Drawing on the Past to Imagine us Into the Future

Poster for Sally Miller Gearhart event

When: Monday, April 13th, 4:00 pm
Where: Browsing Room, Knight Library
Who: Ana-Maurine Lara

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Drawing on poetry and critical scholarship, Ana-Maurine Lara will lead audiences into the archives of the imagination, to consider some invisible spaces of lesbian desire, love and freedom from the past as a lexicon for imagining new collective futures.

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March 5, 2015

Intertwined: Women of Color Conference 2015

psoter for women of color conferenceWhen/Where: Friday, May 1st, 4:00 pm, Many Nations Longhouse
Saturday, May 2nd, 11:00 am, Global Scholars Hall
Sunday, May 3rd, 11:00 am, Global Scholars Hall

Intertwined is a space where students, professors, artists, community members and activists from the Northwest will come together to engage in discussion of how to build Women of Color Solidarity. This conference is designed to discuss strategies of change and celebrate our shared struggles through topics such as blogging, comedy, music and community organizing. This year’s panelists and workshop presenters will facilitate discussions around multiple topics within Women of Color communities such as LGBTQIA, academia, Indigenous environmental resistance, feminism, colonialism, internalized oppression and more.
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December 12, 2014

2015 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

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“Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience”

When: May 7 – 9, 2015
Where: University of Oregon and the Eugene Public Library
Keynote speaker: Diana Abu-Jaber

The fourth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Thursday May 7, 2015, through Saturday May 9, 2015. Diana Abu-Jaber (Crescent; The Language of Baklava; Birds of Paradise) is the keynote author and will be joined by writers Novella Carpenter (Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer); scholar, activist, social justice novelist, editor Breeze Harper (Sistah Vegan; Scars); poet Donna Henderson (The Eddy Fence), and others.

WGS is co-sponsoring this event.

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