Month: November 2011

“The Economy of Shame”: a review of Lamia Karim’s book “Microfinance and Its Discontents”

“The Economy of Shame” (Women’s Review of Books, Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, November/December 2011)
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh
by Lamia Karim (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2011, 255 pp., $25.00, paperback)
Reviewed by Ghazal Zulfiqar
Lamia Karim is the associate director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University […]

2011 Surrency Prize to Michelle McKinley for “Fractional Freedoms”

Surrency prize to McKinley, “Fractional Freedoms”.

November 15, 2011
UO law professor Michelle McKinley
University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley was named this year’s winner of the Surrency prize, awarded by the American Society for Legal History (ASLH) for the best article published in the Society’s journal, the Law and History Review. McKinley’s winning article is […]

Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy

[ November 7, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Fiztpatrick, a professor of media studies at Pomona College, is the […]