Month: June 2012

Contexts: Q&A with Joan Acker

Contexts (Volume 11 / Number 2 / Spring 2012) a publication of the American Sociological Association
“A Feminist’s Work Is Never Done,” an interview with UO professor emerita Joan Acker (Sociology) by Jennifer L. Pierce (University of Minnesota). pp. 8-9
Joan Acker is one of the founders of the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

CSWS Affiliates Win Awards

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors its faculty affiliates who are among those named as University of Oregon Award Winners 2011–12.
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Ersted Award for Distinguished Teaching
Jennifer Reynolds, law
American Chemical Society Fellow
Geri Richmond, chemistry
American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship
Michelle McKinley, law
Ellen Herman, history
American Psychological Association, Eleanor Maccoby Award
Mary Rothbart, […]

Priscilla Peña Ovalle: Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style

CSWS Research Matters, Spring 2012
Thinking Through a Research Trajectory, From Hollywood Latinas to Hair/Style
Latinas function as the in-between bodies that mediate and maintain the racial status quo of mainstream media, by Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of English & Associate Director, Cinema Studies
“Just two years after publishing Dance and the Hollywood […]

Two CSWS Faculty Affiliates Win Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors two faculty affiliates who are among thirteen outstanding faculty receiving University of Oregon Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards AY 2012–13.

Michelle McKinley, School of Law
Ellen McWhirter, College of Education, Counseling Psychology

In making the award, UO Acting Senior Vice President and Provost Lorraine Davis commented: “The Fund […]

CSWS Office Manager & Events Coordinator Shirley Marc to Retire

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Retirement Party
for Shirley Marc
330 Hendricks Hall

Shirley Marc, office and events coordinator at the Center for the Study of Women in Society, has worked at CSWS for 15 years. She juggled innumerable duties, among them helping plan 18 conferences, helping make arrangements for hundreds of speakers and catering events, and […]