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 […]

Applications now open for CSWS Travel Grants: Deadline Nov. 7

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[ November 7, 2016; ] Applications are now open for these small travel grants (to $300) for UO faculty, staff (with the appropriate end degree), and graduate students.These grants provide partial support for travel to present papers that relate to women and gender at a conference, or for a professional activity related to women and gender. See grant guidelines for […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Joan Haran, “Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects”

Dr. Joan Haran

[ October 26, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects

a CSWS Noon Talk presented by visiting scholar Joan Haran

“What can we learn from the activisms of SF writers and fans and how can we practice our own research activisms? I suggest that exploring these questions is particularly urgent at a moment […]

Lorwin Series: “Transformative Philanthropy” forum


[ November 9, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Transformative Philanthropy
November 9, 2016
Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Panel: 11 am – 1 pm
Keynote: 6 – 8 pm
Printable poster PDF
The Center for the Study of Women in Society will hold two events on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 Lorwin Lectureship Series. “Transformative Philanthropy” is a forum focused on the unique and […]