Month: November 2016

Transformative Times

Dear Friends, Champions, Supporters, and Colleagues of the Center for the Study of Women in Society,
We have tried to write this statement countless times over the past two weeks since a law professor wore blackface at her Halloween party.
First, there were no words. How could we even respond to that? Then, there were too many […]

Celebration of Life: Sandi Morgen

[ November 29, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Guistina Ballroom
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene OR 97403

Bring your dancing shoes!

Campus Celebration of Life set for Sandra Morgen, for November 29, 4 – 6 p.m.

Sandi was a beloved member of our feminist community and served as director of CSWS for many productive years.

With support from the Office of the Provost, the College of Arts […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2016: Sharon Luk’s “The Life of Paper, a Poetics”

2016, Fall: CSWS Research Matters
“The Life of Paper, a Poetics: Letters and Mass Incarceration in Global California,” by Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Department of English
Sharon Luk discusses the content of her book, now under review and scheduled for publication in 2018. This book aims not only to denaturalize the geographic borders, political-economic […]

Exchange Students as Cultural Ambassadors: Knight Library Exhibit

[ November 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ] “Between 1949 and 1966, at least 4,713 Japanese students studied at American universities with the best-known fellowships at the time—GARIOA (Government Account for Relief in Occupied Areas [1949 through 1951]) and Fulbright (established in 1952)—along with a few private scholarships. This group included 651 women. Among them were future leaders in fields as diverse as […]

Winona LaDuke: “Rights of Nature”

[ November 19, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Winona LaDuke is a celebrated Native American activist and leader, environmentalist, speaker, and author. Residing on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, Ms. LaDuke is the Executive Director of Honor the Earth, where she works on the national level to advance Native environmental issues and sustainable Native […]

Now live: Ada Issue no. 10 – Fembot Collective

Congratulations to Issue Editors Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University), and Sarah T. Hamid for the launch of Ada: A Journal of New Media and Technology, Issue no. 10.   Ada Issue no. 10, offers scholarly analyses that attempt to make sense of the various approaches to gender and race […]