Month: March 2016

2016-17 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship and Graduate and Faculty Grant Awardees

The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $66,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2016-17 Academic Year. The research being funded includes projects focused all over the globe. Graduate teaching fellow Baran Germen was […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann’s research gives voice to women activists jailed in wartime

Editor”s Note: CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann, associate professor, romance languages, received a 2015-16 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for  her research “Spanish Women in the French Resistance and Ravensbruck” and a 2009-10 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for “Voices of the Vanquished: Spanish Republican Women in War and Prison.” Her research recently earned Herrmann a fellowship […]

OHC Lecture: Reza Aslan

[ October 18, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Save-the-Date

Oregon Humanities Center Lecture:
Reza Aslan, Iranian-American author, commentator, and religious scholar

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 2017 Ruhl Lecture

[ February 3, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ta-Nehisi Coates
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 6:00pm
Matthew Knight Arena
1840 E 13th Ave Eugene, OR

2017 Ruhl Lecture

A Deeper Black: Race in America

Ta-Nehisi Coates does not tend to pre-write his keynotes. He talks extemporaneously, forcefully, on the events of the day-sometimes, that literal day-and incorporates themes from his writing. Lately, his focus is on the systemic racism […]

Fembot Collective holds successful Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the Ms. Magazine offices

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the CSWS-initiated Fembot Collective had a busy and productive time at its second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon held in the Ms. Magazine offices in Beverly Hills on March 11, 2016.
On Saturday, March 12, Fembot collaborated with the USC, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for an […]

Freedom Fighter | Cascade

Lynn Stephen, professor of anthropology and codirector of the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, combines her research and refugees’ stories into a powerful petition for political asylum. Read about her work as an expert witness for more than two-dozen refugees from Mexico and Guatemala in: Freedom Fighter | Cascade: University of Oregon […]