UO Today with Daisy-O’lice Williams

Published on Aug 2, 2017

Daisy-O’lice Williams, associate professor of Architecture, discusses her research on Architecture programs at historically black colleges and universities, the work of architect Paul Revere Williams, and a project called Freedom’s Fortress which visualizes spaces associated with the Contraband Decision during the Civil War at Ft. Monroe, Virginia.

Daisy-O’lice Williams is a CSWS […]

Reflecting on Charlottesville

 
The University of Oregon and the University of Virginia are not as far away, both geographically and politically, as one might think. Both are liberal campuses within liberal, democratic, Bernie-voting enclaves. We have every reason to believe that white supremacists are gearing up for more campus demonstrations. The neo-Nazi white supremacist hate rally that occurred […]

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Source: Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

 August 16, 2017 to February 11, 2018

This academic year, all UO first-year students received Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House; faculty are using the book in courses across campus for undergraduate and graduate students. Last year, more than sixty classes […]

Writing space for CSWS faculty affiliates now available

Don’t forget! CSWS has air-conditioned space to offer our faculty affiliates for their writing projects on these hot summer days. Pictured here, Kemi Balogun (WGS / Sociology) and Habib Iddrisu (Ethnomusicology and Dance) hard at work on their book projects in one of our CSWS meeting rooms. For information about available slots, contact office manager […]

Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion

CSWS operations manager Dena Zaldúa Frazier is one of about two dozen campus figures featured in a continuing online photography exhibit, “Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,” a project of the Division of Equity and Inclusion.
Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity
Source: Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion
Operations Manager for the Center for the Study of […]