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Be sure to follow the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society on Facebook. We’re at UOCSWS.

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UO’s Madonna Moss cited prominently as herring return to Alaskan Bay

Madonna Moss processing herring eggs with Sitka Tribe of Alaska.

Madonna Moss processing herring eggs with Sitka Tribe of Alaska.

Moss cited prominently as herring return to Alaskan Bay | Around the O.

July 15, 2014—“Herring returned to Auke Bay near Juneau, Alaska, last month, later than usual, and they’ve laid eggs for the first time in decades, but people in the region, as well as UO anthropologist Madonna Moss,are wondering whether eggs from the fish will survive their spawning in warm temperatures.

”Moss recently co-authored a research paper that looked at data on herring populations over the last 2,500 years and beyond at numerous sites in the Pacific Northwest, from near Seattle to Alaska. Pacific herring have been a foundation for coastal ecosystems and an important food source for indigenous populations….” Read the entire story, written by Jim Barlow (UO Public Affiars Communications): Moss cited prominently as herring return to Alaskan Bay | Around the O.  Madonna Moss is a CSWS faculty affiliate.

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Deadline Sept. 5 for 2014-15 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship

September 5, 2014
5:00 pm

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Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).

Purpose: The intention of the Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship is to encourage research within collections in the area of feminist science fiction. The UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) houses the papers of authors Ursula K. Le Guin, Joanna Russ, Kate Wilhelm, Suzette Haden Elgin, Sally Miller Gearhart, Kate Elliot, Molly Gloss, Laurie Marks, and Jessica Salmonson, along with Damon Knight. SCUA is also in the process of acquiring the papers of James Tiptree, Jr. and other key feminist science fiction authors. For more about these collections, visit http://library.uoregon.edu/node/3524. continue reading….

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Ada Issue 5: Queer Feminist Media Praxis is now online

Ada_Issue_5_coverJuly 10, 2014—Fembot, a CSWS Special Project, announces the release of its latest edition of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology. Issue 5: Queer Feminist Media Praxis, was edited by Aristea Fotoupolo, Kate O’Riordan, and Alexandra Juhasz.

Also: The Ada site has a new design. As always, the emphasis has been on accessibility. Fembot designers have worked to balance aesthetic considerations with the need to ensure that the site is as accessible and usable as possible. continue reading….

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Michael Hames-García Assumes Post as Director of CSWS

Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez

Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez

July 1, 2014—The Center for the Study of Women in Society welcomes Michael Hames-García as the new director of CSWS, effective July 1, 2014.

Professor Hames-García joined the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon in 2005. His research and teaching interests include Chicana/o, U.S. Latina/o, and African American literatures and cultures; race and incarceration in the United States; gender and sexuality; and theories of identity and the self. He is the author of Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity and Fugitive Thought: Prison Movements, Race, and the Meaning of Justice. continue reading….

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Carol Stabile Completes Her Term as Director, CSWS

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Carol Stabile

July 1, 2014—Carol Stabile, professor, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, has completed her six-year term as director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Now on sabbatical, she is working on her book project, “Pink Channels: Women and the Broadcast Blacklist.” Professor Stabile is the recipient of a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship for 2014. continue reading….

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FEMBOT: Ada, Issue 7, Open Call CFP

adalogo-1Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology | adanewmedia.org  Issue 7, February 2015

Ada is a publication of Fembot, which is a special project of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Editors: Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) and Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University). We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open call issue featuring research on gender, new media and technology. We are particularly interested in contributions that exemplify Ada’s commitments to politically-engaged, intersectional approaches to scholarship on gender, new media and technology. continue reading….