This Week at the Uo

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Byline: The Register-Guard


Conference - 9:30 a.m. Food justice action with Huerto de la Familia, a nonprofit community garden that provides gardening assistance and education about gardening, nutrition and health to low-income Latino families in Eugene. Amphitheater, Erb Memorial Union. Free.

Monday, April 27

Speaker - Noon. Professor Mark Unno, a specialist in classical Japanese Buddhism who also has published two edited volumes on Buddhism and psychotherapy, and Jonathan Seidel, a scholar of classical Judaism and Jewish mysticism, will discuss "Healing East and West: A Dialogue on Buddhism, Judaism and Psychotherapy in this Historical Moment." Walnut Room, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-5015.

Speaker - 4 p.m. Professor Lisa Duggan, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, will discuss "After Neoliberalism? Crisis, Change and the Future of Sexual Politics." Browsing Room, Knight Library. Free. 346-4861.

Speaker - 7:30 p.m. Evolutionary biologist and storyteller Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin, will discuss "Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species" as part of the Darwin bicentennial lecture series. Room 150, Columbia Hall. Free. 346-3934.

Wednesday, April 28

Speaker - Noon. Gennie Thi Nguyen, a graduate student in anthropology, will discuss "From War to Hurricane Katrina: Women's Untold Stories." Room 330, Hendricks Hall. Free. 346-5015.

Film - Noon. The Outdoor Program offers a different scuba film each Wednesday during spring term. Outdoor Program office, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-4365.

Speaker - 3:30 p.m. Independent filmmaker Lourdes Portillo will discuss her film work and the experiences and connections between Latin America and Latinos in the United States. Walnut Room, Erb Memorial Union. Free. 346-5015.

Speaker - 5:30 p.m. Author Diane Hammond will read from and sign copies of her newest book, "Hannah's Dream." Upstairs, UO Duck Store. Free. 434-3228.

Speaker - 7 p.m. Raphael Raphael will discuss "The Body of Frankenstein" as part of the comparative literature department's mentorship program and speaker series "The Undead." Room 110, Willamette Hall. Free. 346-0934.

Film - 7 p.m. The Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival will show "Lucha Libre Activista - Super Amigos," in which five former professional wrestlers in Mexico City don the personas of superheroes to fight injustice and inspire others within their communities. Room 175, Knight Law Center. …