Book Celebration for Michelle McKinley’s Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700


Join us to celebrate Michelle McKinley’s new book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2016). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m., and lunch in between. The book explores domestic slavery and what McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context […]

At 10:00 am
Lewis Lounge, Knight Law Center

What Kids Bring to School: How educators can address poverty, domestic violence, and other challenges affecting their students


Featuring Marsha Kline Pruett, Maconda Brown O'Connor Chair and Director of the Clinical Research Institute, Smith College School for Social Work. Her current focus examines family dynamics and development with a specialization of healthy child and family developments during life changes. Pruett is known nationally for the development, implementation and evaluation of preventive interventions in schools and courts.

At 4:00 pm
175 Knight Law Center

It’s Complicated: A Student Forum on How Universities Help and Hinder Activism


Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center. Cosponsored by ASUO, Black Law Students Association, Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, OUTlaws, PeaceJam Northwest, Undergraduate Legal Studies, and the ASUO Women's Center.

At 4:00 pm
Redwood Auditorium in Erb Memorial Union

2017 O’Connell Conference: Issues at the Intersection of Law and Science


The O’Connell Conference is an annual event, made possible by former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Ken O’Connell, intended to allow the judicial and legal community to examine current topics in public policy. This conference and CLE will explore emerging areas of discovery, practical approaches to science and innovation, and jurisprudential implications of discovery and innovation. It will feature scholars and practitioners who will examine frameworks for legal practice and approaches that take into account emerging scientific and technological knowledge. The O'Connell Conference is sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and is cosponsored by the UO School of Law and the Oregon State Bar Appellate Practice Section.

At 9:00 am
Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St., Eugene

Oregon Migrations Symposium


The Oregon Migrations symposium will bring together scholars and holders of community history to investigate the various ways that Oregon inhabitants and newcomers have shaped each other through time

University of Oregon