Month: November 2014

Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles—a new book by Alaí Reyes-Santos

The research for this new book by Alaí Reyes-Santos, assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant.
Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles, by Alaí Reyes-Santos
(Rutgers University Press, November 2014) 232 pages
Publisher’s synopsis
“Beset by the forces of European colonialism, US imperialism, and neoliberalism, the […]

CSWS Announces 2014-15 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellows

Professor Jennifer Rea
November 13, 2014—A classics professor and a PhD candidate in English, both from southeastern U.S. universities, have been named as recipients of the second annual Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship. Professor Jennifer Rea is an associate professor of classics at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Andrew Ferguson is a PhD candidate […]

Fembot’s November 2014 BAD Interview: Asian American Women’s Popular Literature

November 15, 2014—Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) interview for November 2014 is now uploaded on the Fembot website.
In this month’s interview, Kelly Adams (PhD candidate, University of Wisconsin-Madison) talks with Pamela Thoma (associate professor, Washington State University), author of Asian American Women’s Popular Literature: Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging (Temple University Press, 2014).
You can listen […]

NEW Leadership Oregon program for women students

The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of University of Oregon to participate in our NEW Leadership Oregon program.
WHAT IS NEW LEADERSHIP OREGON?
NEW Leadership™ Oregon (NLO) is the award-winning women’s leadership development program housed at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University. Open to all […]

Twenty Students Per Week: The Report of the University Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support

November 6, 2014—The University of Oregon Senate task force charged with studying sexual assault prevention methods at UO has released its final report, “Twenty Students Per Week: The Report of the University Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support.”  The task force, co-chaired by former CSWS director Carol Stabile (School of Journalism and […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2014: Theresa May, “The Women and Rivers Project”

Fall 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“The Women and Rivers Project” by Theresa May, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of Theatre Arts
A CSWS faculty research grant supports Theresa May’s collaborative creative project on women and rivers, which explores the relationships—both historic and contemporary—of women in the Pacific Northwest to the many rivers of our region. The […]