Month: January 2015

Cuban science fiction scholar Yasmín S. Portales Machado to speak at CSWS

[ May 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
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[caption id="attachment_21979" align="alignleft" width="105"] Yasmin Silvia Portales Machado[/caption]
“In Search of Estraven III: Homophobia, Feminism & (Homo)Sexualities in Cuban Science Fiction of the 21st Century”
A science fiction scholar and gay rights activist, Yasmín S. Portales Machado is a freelance journalist for cubaliteraria.cu and havanatimes.org. She is the […]

“To Gain Title to Our Bodies: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance in the Civil Rights Era,” a lecture by Danielle McGuire

[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]  375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Free public lecture

Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]

“Internal or Transnational? Zapotec Women’s Migration Dilemmas,” a CSWS Noon Talk with Iván Sandoval Cervantes

[ April 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_21598" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Iván Sandoval Cervantes[/caption]

 

 

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
printable flyer PDF

For women of the Zapotec community of Santa Ana Zegache, discussing migration presents gender specific dilemmas. In this presentation, Iván Sandoval Cervantes provides an historical analysis of the different migration movements in which women from Santa Ana Zegache have participated: Zegacheñas […]

Science envoy Richmond now in Southeast Asia on official visit

January 7, 2015—Science envoy Richmond now in Southeast Asia on official visit | Around the O.

Geri Richmond is making stops in Thailand and Vietnam this month in her first official trip as a U.S. science envoy.
Richmond, a UO chemistry professor and Presidential Chair, was among four science envoys named Dec. 4 by the U.S. State […]

Road Scholars Presentation: Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History

7/31/15
Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History
This CSWS Road Scholars presentation offers 16th- and 17th-century literature and music—together with visual images of paintings, engravings, and sculptures —that portray women forcefully as queens and Amazons. he women in these roles display a confident assumption of equivalence with men, strong agency, and loyal friendship and, at […]