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Friday, November 3, 2017

First Friday Communitites of Color Networking Event
5:30 pm
Bonus Room of the UO Recreation Center
Contact: Kata Bahnsen-Reinhardt •
Sponsored by the Lane County Equity and Community Consortium, the goal of the family-friendly monthly events is to create a safe space that fosters friendships and networks for people of color, social justice allies and equity workers in the local area. It is also a place to celebrate successes and to welcome and introduce new people to the community. Community members are encouraged to bring their families, including children. Food will be provided.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Daylight Savings Time
2:00 am
Contact: Nicole Commissiong •
Daylight savings time is over:( Clocks "fall back" by one hour at 2:00 am. Turn your clocks back by one hour before going to bed on Saturday, November 4.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Just Write session
9:00 am
Room 175
Contact: Amy Boutell •
Professor Liz Frost is hosting this three-hour, distraction-free block for focused writing time. Students should bring their laptops and all the materials they need to work on their project. Professor Frost, the 2017-18 Writing Specialist supported by the Galen Program, will be available for writing support. Snacks will be provided. RSVP to

*Participants don’t have to stay for the full three hours, but we ask that they commit to at least 90 minutes.
Screening of the film Documented with Jose Antonia Vargas followed by discussion of DACA
6:30 pm
Knight Law Center room 175
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
Part of the Wayne Morse Center's theme of inquiry on Borders, Migration and Belonging.

Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Presentation by Gloria Trainor
12:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Lacy Dougal •
Please join the Domestic Violence Clinic in a continuation of Domestic Violence Awareness with a presentation by Gloria Trainor, Intersectionality of LGBTQ, Domestic Violence, and Oregon Family Law Issues. pizza will be provided
11th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture
5:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: Apollonia Goeckner •
Established in 2006, the Rennard Strickland Lecture Series is sponsored by the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and the Native American Law Student Association to honor the legacy of the law school's former dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Rennard Strickland by examining native leadership and vision for environmental stewardship in the 21st century. This year's speaker is Dean James Anaya from the University of Colorado Boulder Law School.
Student Career Night: Panel of Professionals Discussion and Networking
5:30 pm
Red Lion on the River-Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR
Contact: Sabrina Leathers •
Moderators: Adell Amos and Kim Ogren
A panel of water professionals will reflect on their experiences in the water industry and take Q&A, then a speed net-working social event and hors d'oeuvres reception. Participants are welcome to bring resumes and business cards! Our Young Professionals (including Recent UO Law Grads) / Student event is open to all students, even non-conference participants, free of charge.
Please RSVP by Monday, Nov. 6th on or before 5pm via email to: and indicate if you are interested in carpool.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Clackamas County DA's Panel Discussion
12:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Sabrina Leathers •
The Clackamas County DA's Office will be here to conduct a panel on criminal prosecution and opportunities that exist for lawyers and law students at the Clackamas County District Attorneys Office. Panelists will be Chris Heywood (U of O Law Grad) and Autumn Mercado (3 year at U of O).
Mercado will appear via video.
SEDD: Wolf Managment Facilitation
4:00 pm
Room 175
Contact: Catharine Roner-Reiter •
SEDD continues our comparative skills exploration of environmental disputes with a combination presentation and practice session on facilitation next month. I will lead with: there should be food! Facilitation is a little different in function than negotiation or mediation, so we will be taking a mediated agreement we reached at our last session and looking at how facilitation can assist with maintaining and implementing those agreements. Hope you will join us!

Friday, November 10, 2017

Lauren Asher Oral Defense
11:00 am
Room 282
Contact: Sophia Mantheakis •
"Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System" Presentation by Professor Leigh Goodmark
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Lacy Dougal •
Pizza will be provided