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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Frohnmayer Leadership Program - Fall Launch Meeting
1:00 pm
Law 141
Contact: Jennifer Espinola •
The first 30 students to arrive get Hawaiian Time lunch! Come learn about plans for the Frohnmayer Leadership Program this year including events, initiatives, and ways to earn the certificate of completion in leadership.
Screening of the documentary *Harvest of Empire* followed by discussion
6:30 pm
Knight Law Center room 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
This powerful documentary exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today.

Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the UO chapter of Define American.

This is the second in a series of four films being screened as part of the WMC's theme of inquiry into Borders Migration and Belonging.

Free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Domestic Violence 101 Community Training
10:00 am
Knight Law Center, Room 110
Contact: Lacy Dougal/Mary Stevens •
This training will highlight the dynamics of domestic violence. Participants will learn the many types of abuse suffered by victims and understand why some victims remain in abusive relationships. Participants will also temporarily experience life as a woman experiencing violence to help us connect to the day-to-day reality for women experiencing violence and deepen our empathy and compel us to take action. Additionally, attendees will learn to recognize some of the myths surrounding domestic violence.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Congressional Hearings & Investigations from an Insider's Perspective
12:00 pm
Knight Law 141
Contact: Jennifer Geller •
Has the Kavanaugh hearings piqued your interest in Congressional hearings and investigations? Professor Greg Dotson worked in the U.S. Congress for two decades, including serving for 10 years as a counsel on the House Oversight Committee. Join Professor Dotson for a presentation and discussion about how congressional hearings and investigations work from an insider's perspective. Feel free to bring your lunch.
NALSA Presents "The Doctrine of Discovery: Solidarity in a Time of Uncertainty"
6:00 pm
Room 175
Contact: Cal Norris •
Shawna Newcomb will be coming to speak about her father's book and a showing of his documentary. This will be the conclusion of the days events for Indigenous Peoples Day.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Becoming Safe: Journey from Abuse to Safety
12:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Lacy Dougal •
Please join the Domestic Violence Clinic in welcoming NCADV survivor speaker Rachel Bustamante for a lunch time talk. Rachel is a native Oregonian that endured 11 years at the hands of her now ex-husband and would like to share some of the barriers that she faced while trying to become free from her abuser.
Rachel's presentation will be followed up with time for Q & A.
Pizza lunch provided. 🍕
Mock Negotiation Workshop
12:00 pm
Room 243, Oregon Law
Contact: Kathryn Fahrion •
Join Students Engaged in Dialogue and Discourse to practice your negotiation skills. Two possible negotiation scenarios and the opportunity to simply gain experience or to get an overview of negotiation skills.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Throwback Thursday
12:00 pm
Contact: Liz Frost •
Professor Frost will lead a short and informal session on writing and grammar skills.
Public Reception for "Atmosphere" Photography Exhibit
5:00 pm
2d Floor Gallery
Contact: Dom Vetri •
Public Reception for "Atmosphere" Photography Exhibit
Women and the Midterm Elections 2018, featuring EJ Graff (Brandeis)
6:30 pm
Knight Law Center 175
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
E.J. Graff is an award-winning journalist, commentator, and author who serves as a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Boston Globe, Foreign Policy, The Los Angeles Times, Ms., The Nation, The New Republic,,, and The Village Voice, among others.

This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center's Public Affairs Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Just Write session
12:30 pm
Contact: Liz Frost •
Just Write sessions are three-hour writing sessions that allow you to focus on a project without distractions. Contact Professor Frost for further details and to RSVP.