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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oregon Law Celebrates: Recognition of Students
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Erick Hoffman • Email
Oregon Law's Rising Stars - an informal chat with snacks hosted by faculty members.
Visual Justice: Democratized Video as Evidence
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Knight Law 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
How can video documentation of injustices, such as cell phone videos, be used as evidence in court and other forums for human rights advocacy? Learn from examples in Syria and other locations across the globe where video has been used to secure prosecutions of the guilty or exonerations of the innocent.

The event features University of Oregon School of Law alumna Kelly Matheson, who is senior attorney and program manager for WITNESS, an international human rights organization that specializes in using video to support change in human rights practice, policy and law. Matheson is an attorney, filmmaker and human rights activist.

Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Cinema Pacific and the Good Works Film Festival.
Oregon Law Celebrates: Student Recognition Ceremony
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Nicole Commissiong • Email
A Celebration of Student Achievement.
RSVP at: https://oregonlaw.wufoo.com/forms/oregon-law-student-awards/

Friday, April 25, 2014

Oregon Law Celebrates: Recognition by External Sources
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School Courtyard
Contact: Erick Hoffman • Email
Greatest Law School on Earth! An informal chat with snacks hosted by faculty members.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

5:00 pm
Contact: Merle Weiner • Email

Fall and Spring Externship Application Deadline: Saturday, May 3
Submit applications to Merle Weiner by 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

When Bad Things Happen to Privileged People: Marginalization, Representation, and the Construction of National Crisis, featuring Dara Stralovich
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
Prof. Dara Stralovich (Princeton, Stanford) is author of Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

"Alternative Sovereignties" Conference
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Many Nations Longhouse
Contact: Burke Hendrix • Email
This conference on "Alternative Sovereignties" examines American Indian/First Nations politics, education, and political activism. It will include 60 speakers, including supervisors of Indigenous studies programs (including Indigenous law)and representatives from six Oregon tribal communities. It opens with a dinner and keynote panel on May 8 and continues all day on May 9.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Meaning of the Vietnam War
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
175 Knight Law Center
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Preceded by 6 p.m. reception in Wayne Morse Commons.

Fredrik Logevall is a Pulitzer Prize winning historian of the Vietnam War and an alumnus of the University of Oregon. He is John S. Knight Professor of International Studies at Cornell University, where he also serves as vice provost for international affairs and director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. Logevallís most recent book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of Americaís Vietnam, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

2014 Commencement Ceremony
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hult Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Eugene Center, Eugene, Ore., 97401
Contact: Nicole Commissiong • Email
Commencement Speaker:
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici

Meritorious Service Award Honoree:
The Honorable John V. Acosta, United States District Court for the District of Oregon

Dean Emeritus Eugene Scoles (posthumous award)

Orlando J. Hollis Teaching Award honoree:
Assistant Professor Michael Fakhri
2014 Commencement Reception
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Nicole Commissiong • Email

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