Rinku Sen, “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”

[ June 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
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“The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”
Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series
Rinku Sen, president and executive director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and the publisher of the award-winning news site Colorlines, will speak on the UO campus on June 6. She will deliver a talk […]

Food Studies Talk: Commodification of Banana in Print and the Formation of American Womanhood across Classes

[ May 26, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 249 Columbia Hall
1215 E. 13th St.

A Food Studies talk by graduate student Helen Huang

2016-17 CSWS Graduate Student Research Award winner Helen Huang will give a talk that explores how bananas were introduced into American food culture and daily life through cookbooks and home magazines at the turn of the twentieth century—an era marked by the […]

CSWS faculty affiliates among those honored with UO teaching awards

Source: Eleven faculty members receive UO’s highest teaching honors | Around the O
May 23, 2017—Two CSWS faculty affiliates are among those to receive UO’s highest teaching honors.
Elly Vandegrift
Elly Vandegrift, senior instructor I, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences; received the Thomas F. Herman Award for Specialized Pedagogy.
Kristin Yarris with Scott Coltrane
Kristin Yarris, assistant […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 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 […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2017: Liz Bohls examines colonial women, slavery, and the politics of place

2017, Spring: CSWS Research Matters
“A Long Way from Home: Colonial Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place,” by Elizabeth Bohls, Professor, Department of English
Elizabeth Bohl’s recent book, Slavery and the Politics of Place, culminates with a section on the place called home. Her research for this section was funded in part by a CSWS faculty […]

Erin Beck’s new book, “How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs”

How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Publisher’s Synopsis
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]