Month: January 2016

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

Darci Heroy appointed interim AVP, Title IX coordinator

Darci Heroy
January 26, 2016—“UO President Michael Schill and Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes have appointed Darci Heroy as interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator.
“Heroy will be responsible for coordinating the university’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault in compliance with Title IX, the federal law that requires equal access […]

C.J. Pascoe to keynote OSU’s 4th Annual Healthy Masculinities Conference

[ February 13, 2016; ] [caption id="attachment_23297" align="alignright" width="200"] C.J. Pascoe[/caption]

University of Oregon professor Dr. C.J. Pascoe will be the keynote speaker at Oregon State University’s 4th Annual Healthy Masculinities Conference. Pascoe, a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an associate professor of sociology at UO. The conference will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the OSU Memorial Union. The […]

Immigration Law Speaker Series: Abigail Molina

[ April 6, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

Room 141
UO School of Law
Knight Law Center

Abigail Molina is an immigration law attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who represents clients seeking defense from deportation, applications for citizenship, and petitions for humanitarian immigration relief. She will discuss women & children and incarceration on the southwestern border.

Sponsored by the Career Center and Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Associate […]

Margaret Hallock retires after more than 30 years at UO

CSWS salutes our long-time Advisory Board member and collaborative researcher, Margaret Hallock
January 20, 2016—“For more than three decades, Margaret Hallock has served the UO and the broader community by looking at the world through the eyes of workers, women and the poor and imagining a better society.
“During that time, she worked as an economics professor, […]

Directed by Theresa May, the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Water by the Spoonful” to debut on campus

Source: ‘Water by the Spoonful’ to debut at Hope Theater | Around the O
CSWS faculty affiliate Theresa May directs the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Water by the Spoonful,” which will open at the Hope Theatre in the Miller Theatre Complex on the University of Oregon campus on Jan. 21. Tickets are free to UO students. […]