Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]

Shoniqua Roach: UO Today interview

In case you missed it, here is the link to UO Today’s interview with Shoniqua Roach. From the Oregon Humanities Center website: “Shoniqua Roach is an assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon. Roach discusses her research interest in post-civil rights era black popular culture, especially the work of […]

Three CSWS faculty affiliates win Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 19, 2018—Three CSWS faculty affiliates are among the 15 UO faculty members selected for the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for 2018-19, which were announced this week by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar.
The three scholars are:

Judith Eisen, professor, biology
Ernesto Martinez, associate professor, ethnic studies
Rocio Zambrana, associate professor, philosophy

Ernesto Martinez is a current member of […]

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

Reimagining Sustainability • IAMCR 2018 – University of Oregon

CSWS Advisory Board member Gabriela Martínez is one of the co-organizers of this important media conference.
The 44th Annual International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Conference at the University of Oregon will take place from June 20-24, 2018.The conference theme is “Reimagining Sustainability: Communication and Media Research in a Changing World,” which will not […]

CSWS Advisory Board member publishes article on the Trump administration’s immigration policy

Editor’s Note: Dyana Mason is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board.
Around the O / Professor publishes article on president’s immigration policy
June 15, 2018—Dyana Mason, an assistant professor of planning, public policy and management, recently authored an article for The Conversation on the Trump administration’s effect on immigrant children.
The article focuses on the financial and […]