2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

[ March 7, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

“The Gendered Organization of Migrant Domestic Work”

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture. Dr. Parreñas’s areas of research include labor, migration, transnational feminism, economic sociology, gender and the family.

The CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture honors two […]

Sex Worker Experiences and Rights in Muslim Countries and in the US

[ February 22, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm. ] Chiles Business Center
Room 128
UO campus

Sex Worker Experiences and Rights in Muslim Countries and in the U.S.
Speaker: Aisha Mohammed

LGBT Education and Support Services is bringing an exciting speaker to campus! This event is cosponsored with the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Teaching Engagement Program, Clark Honors College, and LGBTESS in the Dean […]

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

Eileen Otis: Labor Research Colloquium Speaker Series

[ February 28, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Miller Room
Erb Memorial Union
1222 E. 13th Ave.

“Walmart in China: How are Chinese workers confronting the world’s largest company?”

A Lecture Series Sponsored by the UO Labor Education & Research Center
Spring 2018

This year’s series will kick off on February 28, with a talk by Eileen Otis, associate professor, UO Department of Sociology, on how workers in China have […]

CLLAS Symposium “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

[ March 8, 2018; ] Events take place at:
Knight Library, Browsing Room
and Gerlinger Lounge
Time: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Free & open to the public

For the full schedule, go to: “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

Our thematic line of inquiry this year: America, Bridge Between Oceans poses the following questions: What happens when we put the Atlantic world […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]