Month: January 2012

CSWS Associate DIrector Lamia Karim to Co-Chair NSF Seminar on Microfinance

Microfinance: Assessing the Economic and Cultural Implications of Microfinance on Poverty from Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Research Team Short Seminar
September 25–27, 2012
School of Advanced Research (SAR)
Santa Fe, N.M.
Milford Bateman, Chair, Visiting Professor of Economics, University of Juraj Dobrila Pula, Croatia and Freelance Consultant
Lamia Karim, Chair, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oregon
This is an international research team […]

Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema—Sangita Gopal

Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema
a new book by Sangita Gopal
Sangita Gopal is an associate professor of English at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. Her research was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant. An interview with Dr. Gopal—Studying Bollywood: Globalization, Isolation, Couples, and Changing Gender Roles—appeared […]

The Female Programmer: Gender Stereotypes & Computers

The article “The Female Programmer: Gender Stereotypes & Computers” discusses a trend of female disinvolvement in the field of computer programming. The article describes how modern stereotypes have discouraged women from becoming programmers, and calls readers to change the way we think of computer programming. “The profession was at first heavily dominated by females,” notes […]

Former CSWS Fellowship Winner Barbara Sutton Wins Book Prize

Winner of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s (CSWS) 2004 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, Barbara Sutton is now an assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of Albany, SUNY, affiliated with the departments of sociology and Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies. Born and raised in Argentina, Dr. Sutton […]