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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

SEDD International Conflict series: Government Work
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
room 241
Contact: Kathryn Fahrion • kfahrion@uoregon.edu
Website
Join SEDD and Christina Hull, recent CRES graduate who interned at the Bureau of Demoncracy, Human Rights, and Labor in the Office of International Religious Freedom. She will speak about the experience interning and focusing academically on international conflict and provide tips for those of us interested in gaining similar experience.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Environmental Law and the Limits of Ambitious Environmental Litigation
12:00 pm
Knight Law Bldg, Room 142
Contact: Keith Reed • kreed5@uoregon.edu
Federalist Society presents Prof. John Nagle and Prof. Irma Russell discuss the goals, limits, and future of ambitious environmental litigation. Lunch will be provided.
Erica Edwards Lecture
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
EMU 145 - Crater Lake South, University of Oregon
Contact: Carmel Ohman • cohman@uoregon.edu
Website
Join us for the next talk in the New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series, organized by Dr. Shoniqua Roach.

Talk title: "Counterplanning from the Kitchen Table: June Jordan and the Domestic Literary Enterprise, 1979-1985"
Dr. Erica Edwards (Rutgers)
Ethnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture

Dr. Erica Edwards is an Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. She is an expert in African American literature and culture and the author of Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership (2012).

Monday, February 11, 2019

Frohnmayer Leadership Program: Maximizing Your Strengths for Success
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 241
Contact: Jennifer Espinola • espinola@uoregon.edu
Website
The Clifton StrengthsFinder is a powerful online assessment that helps individuals identify, understand, and maximize their strengths. Participants will learn about their identified strengths, and how best to utilize them when pursuing goals and working with others. Dean Espinola will lead the session. PRIOR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - check email for link.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

SEDD Communication Workshop: Open-Ended Questioning
12:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Kathryn Fahrion • kfahrion@uoregon.edu
Website
Join Students Engaged in Dialogue and Discourse to fine tune your ability to question and get the most information from your clients, witnesses, or other parties. Brief informational talk followed by practice at uncovering sensitive information and navigating difficult topics.
OLSPIF Auction: Mandatory Training for Registration/Checkout Team
12:00 pm
281
Contact: Casey Dreher • cdreher@uoregon.edu
Mandatory training for all members of the registration/checkout team for the OLSPIF Dinner and Auction on Friday, February 15th.
A Personal Look at the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
7:00 pm
175 Lillis Hall
Contact: Kata Bahnsen-Reinhardt • kbahnsen@uoregon.edu
Website
Join Prof. Edy Kaufman & Mubarak Awad as they explore the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through their experiences. Kaufman and Awad work to find ways to stop violence in the Middle East and create peace and change. They will discuss their work and the challenges and successes they've experienced over the years.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Portland Program Information Session for 1Ls & 2Ls
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Mohsen Manesh • mohsen@uoregon.edu
Website
Prof. Mohsen Manesh will share details and answer questions about the law school's Portland Program, which enables 3L students to spend their final year of law school in downtown Portland enrolled in classes and working in externships .
Free Speech/Hate Speech: Is There A First Amendment Problem?
4:00 pm
Room 175 (Program 4-6 p.m. followed by reception in the Commons 6-7 p.m.)
Contact: Rebecca Ivanoff • rivanoff@uoregon.edu
Website
Join us for an exciting panel discussion exploring free speech vs. hate speech and the issues implicated under the First Amendment. Panelists include Carolyn Bys, Prof. Stuart Chinn, P.K. Rankles-Pearson, and Hon. David Schuman.

This two-hour CLE is presented by the Oregon State Bar Diversity Section, Oregon Hispanic Bar Association, and Lane County Women Lawyers. A hosted reception will follow the presentation. Registration is required in advance via the website link above. Free for students! Special pricing available for community members.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tales from the Conflict
10:00 am
Knight Law Center, Room 142
Contact: Kata Bahnsen-Reinhardt • kbahnsen@uoregon.edu
Join Palestinian activist Dr. Mubarak Awad and Israeli activist, Dr. Edy Kaufman as they share their experiences, hopes, and dreams.
Frohnmayer Leadership Program: Leading with Strengths 201
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 243
Contact: Jennifer Espinola • espinola@uoregon.edu
Website
This session is a check-in for those who took the Strengthsfinder assessment but who have not worked as intentionally with their strengths as they would like. This is a refresher and an opportunity for reflection on how to be more intentional. Dean Espinola will lead the session. Attendees must bring a copy of your Signature Theme report (available from the strengths website where you took the inventory). Lunch is provided - prior registration required! This counts for 1 credit toward the FLP certificate of completion.