“Artists as human beings can increase awareness by breaking barriers around people’s minds,” says Iranian environmental artist and activist Naeemeh Naeemaei speaking at Oregon State University

Naeemaei spoke in detail about her environmental justice work, art, and lived experience in the U.S. and how they inform her work.

Black Lives Matter and Say Her Name Banner

Statement of Solidarity

The Faculty of Ethnic Studies at Oregon State University stand with OSU’s Black students, faculty and staff, and with Black communities across the nation. We vow to continue teaching histories of resistance to anti-Black racism and to inspire new creative

Andrea Haverkamp

"A lot of the challenges I run into are a level of political disengagement in engineering"says Andrea Haverkamp, PhD candidate in environmental engineering with a Queer Studies minor

Haverkamp's engineering research is deeply informed by feminist research methods, queer theory, and centers resiliency and desire instead of deficit and damage.

Aneeq Ahmed, WGSS Master's student, is looking at Sufi poetry and traditions to explore what a queer and trans-focused Islamic feminism looks like

Ahmed's work focuses on ways to use Islamic cultural forms and practices to engage in queer and trans storytelling.

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CLA students are facing unique challenges

Kerry Skarbakka teaching remotely

Term of Adaptation

When the COVID-19 outbreak forced remote teaching, arts faculty tapped into their creativity to maintain a rigorous curriculum under challenging circumstances.

Announcing a new BA in Creative Writing!

Announcing a new BA in Creative Writing!

Julie Green Armory Show 2020

Julie Green's Fashion Plate and First Meal win prestigious award in NY

Selections from Julie Green's ongoing series' Fashion Plate and First Meal were awarded the fourth annual Presents Booth Prize at the Armory Show in New York.

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14th Annual Empty Bowls Benefit

OSU's 14th Annual Empty Bowls Benefit