Month: December 2016

UO advisor Alisa Freedman receives one of her profession’s high honors

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to long-time CSWS faculty affiliate Alisa Freedman, who has served on CSWS’s advisory board as well as the CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium advisory group over the years.
December 19, 2016—Source: UO advisor receives one of her profession’s high honors | Around the O

“A University of Oregon advisor has received a top honor […]

Applications due Feb. 22 for the New Leadership Oregon program through Center for Women’s Leadership at PSU

[ February 22, 2017; ] The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of University of Oregon to apply for the 14th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) program. The program encourages women students to lead. The PSU center says that women often don’t self-select into leadership, so having teachers and mentors encourage them […]

Professor Carol Silverman confronts the persecution faced by Roma people

Source: Professor confronts the persecution faced by Roma people | Around the O
In this story from Around the O, CSWS faculty affiliate and anthropology professor Carol Silverman talks about her research among the Roma people, and the racial profiling they experience in Europe and the United States.
“INVADED!!” screams a flier on the computer screen of […]

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”

[ January 12, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 182 Lillis Hall
UO campus
ohc.uoregon.edu

2016–17 O’Fallon Memorial Lecture in Art and American Culture

“Visualizing the Black Body in Photography and Popular Culture”
with Deborah Willis, art photographer and historian of African American photography and culture

Images of the black subject, whether artistic, documentary, or anthropological, are forever fixed in the popular imagination through photography. From the medium’s beginning, race […]

Campus unrest can be a time to advance, not panic, VP writes | Around the O

“American universities may be missing out on the chance learn and evolve by reacting defensively when students take to the streets to demand change, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, the UO’s vice president for equity and inclusion, in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
“In an op-ed article in the publication’s Dec. 4 issue, Alex-Assensoh says campuses should embrace […]

“Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges,” with Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen

[ January 19, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Room 119
UO campus

UO professors Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen will discuss their research in a CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research talk titled “Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges.” The talk will take place in Room 119 in the Erb Memorial Union on January 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.

Presentation Focus
“In Guatemala, a woman […]