Tag: Event

Logic Game Workshop on Campus Thursday, 2/15!

The University of Oregon Undergraduate Law Society and TestMasters will be hosting a free Logic Games Workshop on Thursday, February 15th from 6PM-8PM in the UO Law School, Room 110. All University of Oregon students are welcome!

This workshop will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor with 14 years of LSAT teaching experience, a J.D. from NYU, and a perfect 180 official LSAT score. Attendees will be challenged with a set of difficult Logic Games and Jeff will demonstrate the most effective methods for tackling them. If you are interested in law school and want to score high on the LSAT, don’t miss this great opportunity!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE!

Lecture: Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Historical Context and Contemporary Issues in the Trump Era

Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Knight Law Center

Keynote lecture for Immigration Law and Policy conference. Featuring Karen Musalo, professor of law and director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, Hastings College of Law. She is lead co-author of Refugee Law and Policy: An International and Comparative Approach(4th edition), and has contributed to the jurisprudence of asylum law through scholarship and litigation. Musalo is recognized for her innovative work on refugee issues. She was the first attorney to partner with psychologists in her representation of traumatized asylum seekers, and she edited the first handbook for practitioners on cross-cultural issues and the impact of culture on credibility in the asylum context. This event is free and open to the public.

More information available here!

Kaplan’s LSAT Free Prep Week

LSAT Free Prep Week starts on February 3rd!  During this week, Kaplan offers the opportunity for students to:

  • Conquer LR Assumptions
  • Learn time-saving tips and strategies for LG Points
  • Hear advice on the application process

Students can sign-up for one, two or all live online sessions. Seats are limited – students should reserve their seats now.

From the Front Lines: A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa

Thursday, October 5th
7:30 PM
156 Straub Hall

Maria Hinojosa is the host of NPR’s Latino USA and founder of the Futuro Media Group, an independent nonprofit organization committed to producing ethical journalism from a POC perspective and representing the new American mainstream. Hinojosa will address the Oregon Humanities Center’s 2017-18 theme “We the People” from a Latin@ perspective.

Watch live steam of event: http://media.uoregon.edu/channel/livestream

More information available at Around the O.

Event: Walidah Imarisha – “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”

Thursday, October 12, 2017
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Lillis 182 (Note the new venue!)

Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award for creative nonfiction for Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and Redemption, she also has edited two anthologies, authored a poetry collection, and is currently working on an Oregon Black history book, forthcoming from AK Press.

Imarisha has taught in Stanford University’s Program of Writing and Rhetoric, Portland State University’s Black Studies Department, Oregon State University’s Women Gender Sexuality Studies Department, and Southern New Hampshire University’s English Department. She spent six years with Oregon Humanities’ Conversation Project as a public scholar facilitating programs across Oregon about Oregon Black history, alternatives to incarceration, and the history of hip hop.
http://www.walidah.com/

More information available from UO’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Partisanship, Polarization, and the Law of Democracy

Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 175

An event featuring Guy-Uriel Charles, the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. His research focuses on constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. More information about the event can be found here

Free and open to the public

Blacks Against Brown: The Black Anti-Integration Movement in Topeka, Kansas, 1941-1954

Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 142

Featuring Charise Cheney, Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor in the UO Ethnic Studies Department.

In this event, Cheney will discuss her research into the Black anti-integration movement in Topeka, Kansas, during the 1940s and 50s, where many Black parents and teachers defended all-Black schools as critical resources promoting economic opportunity and racial pride. More information about the event can be found here.

Free and Open to the Public