Month: March 2014

Jafari Sinclaire Allen: “Black/Queer Here & There: Ethnography of An Idea”

[ March 11, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
Gumwood Rm
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Jafari Sinclaire Allen will give a talk on “Black/Queer Here & There: Ethnography of An Idea” on March 11. Dr. Allen is an associate professor of African American studies and anthropology at Yale University who works at the intersections of [queer] sexuality, gender and blackness. He is also […]

CSWS Wikipedia Party Yields Results

Sandra Morgen, UO professor of anthropology, was among 9 women added to Wikipedia on March 8 / photo by Robert Hill Long
On March 7 & 8, UO students and faculty, community members, and Wikipedians celebrated International Women’s History Month by editing, expanding, and adding entries about women on Wikipedia. With the help of Sarah Stierch, […]

Ms. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon

[ March 6, 2015; ]

Fembot is a CSWS Special Project.

Join Us! For the Ms. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon
Friday, March 6, 2015 and Saturday, March 7, 2015

Sign up for the edit-a-thon online: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Ms._Fembot_Edit-a-Thon

 

Writers, researchers, coders, students: have you ever gone to Wikipedia looking for information about women, trans, and/or gender non-conforming scientists, writers, scholars, filmmakers, artists, activists, politicians, and others, […]

Nancy Tuana: “Coming to Understand Orgasm and the Epistemology of Ignorance”

[ March 4, 2015; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus

A Public Lecture by Nancy Tuana

Nancy Tuana is the DuPont–Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Director, Rock Ethics Institute at Pennsylvania State University.

This event is sponsored by the UO Department of Philosophy with support from the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for the Study of […]

Exhibit & reception for Reconoci.do: Dominicans of Haitian Descent

[ March 4, 2015; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Reception
JSMA
1430 Johnson Lane
Exhibit March 03, 2015 to May 03, 2015
In the wake of a recent decision by the Constitutional Tribunal in the Dominican Republic, many Dominican youth of Haitian descent are unable to go to school, start a bank account, or get married for lack of proper documentation. This exhibition presents photographs by members of […]

Mary E. Wood, “Life Writing and Schizophrenia: Encounters at the Edge of Meaning”

[ March 3, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Humanities Center Conference Rm (159 PLC)
1415 Kincaid St.
Oregon Humanities Center: Faculty Author Series
Mary E. Wood, UO Department of English, will discuss her book Life Writing and Schizophrenia: Encounters at the Edge of Meaning on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. at 3:30 p.m. in the Humanities Center Conference Room. Professor Wood is a member of the CSWS […]