Month: May 2013

“Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Witchcraft to Transfusions,” Dr. Melissa Graboyes

[ May 22, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
African Studies Lecture Series Africa/Economies
Please join us Thursday, May 22nd, from 12-1.15 pm in the Knight Library Browsing Room for the final lecture this year in the African Studies Lecture Series. The talk, titled “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Witchcraft to Transfusions,” will be given by Dr. Melissa Graboyes.

Melissa […]

“Women in War: The Case of El Salvador,” with Jocelyn Viterna

[ May 15, 2014; 3:30 pm to 4:50 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_18817" align="alignright" width="160"] Jocelyn Viterna[/caption]

Lawrence 166
1190 Franklin Blvd
UO campus
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Waging war has historically been an almost exclusively male endeavor. Yet over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla insurgents? What experiences do they have in guerrilla armies? What are the consequences of […]

Summer internships in PR/journalism/women’s and gender studies — deadline extended

[ May 31, 2013; 5:00 pm; ] Deadline May 31
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The Center for the Study of Women in Society announces an exciting internship opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students interested in women’s and gender studies, public relations, and non-profit work.

Summer interns will participate in a variety of public relations projects in preparation for the November 7-9 “Agents of Change” celebration and events […]

Workshop: “How to Get Funding for Qualitative Research” with Kathleen Blee

[ May 9, 2014; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Susan Campbell Hall
Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
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The Friday workshop is aimed at scholars affiliated with CSWS in social sciences and qualitative natural sciences and those working toward the social science end of the humanities spectrum.

Kathleen Blee is distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh. […]

Conference: “Alternative Sovereignties: Decolonization Through Indigenous Vision and Struggle”

[ May 8, 2014 to May 10, 2014. ] University of Oregon
May 8 – 10

The Alternative Sovereignties: Decolonization through Indigenous Vision and Struggle conference will be held May 8 – 10 at the Many Nations Longhouse and the EMU.

The conference seeks to further academic discussions about American Indian and First Nations sovereignty in all of its manifestations, and position Native peoples at the center […]

Kimberly Theidon — “Speaking of Silences: Gender, Violence and Reparations in Peru”

[ May 9, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid
University of Oregon
A talk by Dr. Kimberly Theidon (Harvard University)
Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America. Her research interests include domestic, structural and political violence; gender studies; human rights and international humanitarian law; the politics of post-war reparations; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; and US counter-narcotics policy.

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