Month: May 2012

“Common Ground: Land, Language, Story” — the 2013 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ May 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] May 11 panel & workshops: Eugene Public Library, 10th Ave. & Olive St. (100 W 10th Ave Eugene, OR 97401). Free and open to the public. Starting April 20, pre-register for limited spaces for the Saturday afternoon workshops at: 541-682-5450 (Press 2).

The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon […]

Love Magic in the Kitchen—Scholars Share Research on Dangerous Dependencies, Domestic Slavery and Servitude

(l to r): Nara Milanich; Nicole von Germeten; Russ Tomlin; Kris Lane; Michelle McKinley; Law School dean Michael Moffitt; Rachel O'Toole; and Elizabeth Kuznesof (photo by E. Hoffman).
May 4, 2012—Dozens of faculty members, administrators, visiting scholars, and students participated in a roundtable organized by law professor Michelle McKinley and held at the UO Knight Library […]

Charise Cheney Wins Historian Prize for Article on School Desegregation

Charise Cheney
“Blacks on Brown: Intra-community Debates over School Desegregation in Topeka, KS, 1941-1955” published in the Winter Western Historical Quarterly won the Western Association of Women Historians’ Judith Lee Ridge Prize. Cheney is associate professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies, and coordinator of the CSWS Women of Color Project.

“Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan”—Special Report by Anita Weiss for the U.S. Institute of Peace

May 1, 2012—The United States Institute of Peace issued “Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan,” Special Report 305,  by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head of the University of Oregon Department of International Studies and vice president of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies.
About the Report
There are a variety of contexts […]

Write Because You Love Writing | eugeneweekly.com

Write Because You Love Writing | eugeneweekly.com.
Women writers conference brings award-winning authors
Article | May 2, 2013 | By Camilla Mortensen
Eugene Weekly on Ruth Ozeki, Lauren Kessler, and the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium May 9 – 11.
Read more about the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium May 9 – 11.