Saru Jayaraman—Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty

Saru Jayaraman

[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote

Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman

CSWS presents a keynote lecture by Saru Jayaraman and panel discussions focused on food justice issues. Jayaraman is the director, Food Labor Research Center, University of California, Berkeley and cofounder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United). She is the author of Behind […]

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”


[ January 12, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 182 Lillis Hall
UO campus

2016–17 O’Fallon Memorial Lecture in Art and American Culture

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”
with Deborah Willis, art photographer and historian of African American photography and culture

Images of the black subject, whether artistic, documentary, or anthropological, are forever fixed in the popular imagination through photography. From the medium’s beginning, race […]

“Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges,” with Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen

Lynn Stephen / photo by Jack Liu

[ January 19, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Room 119
UO campus

UO professors Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen will discuss their research in a CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research talk titled “Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges.” The talk will take place in Room 119 in the Erb Memorial Union on January 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.

Presentation Focus
“In Guatemala, a woman […]

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Panel & reception with Ayana Mathis: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Women’s Stories of Work and the Great Migration”
The acclaimed, bestselling author Ayana Mathis will deliver […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book


CSWS is thrilled to announce the release of our Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, September 2016)!
The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.
Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]

Wayne Morse Center codirector Rebecca Flynn wins a UO Outstanding Employee Award

Rebecca Flynn

Rebecca Flynn
Source: Outstanding Employee Awards | Human Resources
November 17, 2016—Rebecca Flynn, codirector of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, is one of several recipients of a 2016 Outstanding Employee Award, named this week by UO’s Human Resources Department. A friend of CSWS, she moderated last week’s panel at the CSWS Transformative Philanthropy Forum.
Rebecca […]