Month: January 2017

CSWS symposium focused on food justice issues

January 24, 2017—Galvanized by fiery keynote speaker Saru Jayaraman, an audience comprised of more than 200 students, faculty, staff and community members participated in the CSWS symposium ”Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty” on January 23 at various locales on the UO campus. The mix of events included a morning panel, a noon-time teach-in, a […]

Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism

[ May 23, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. May 24, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism
in honor of Judith Baskin
May 23, 9:00-3:30, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
May 24, 9:00-3:30, Knight Library Browsing Room

Plenary Talk and Dessert Reception
May 24
7:30pm
Ford Alumni Ballroom

“Distinguishing Egg White From Semen: Rabbinic Forensics and the Medieval Afterlives of a Talmudic Passage,” a plenary talk by Dr. Judith Baskin, […]

CSWS Honored by UO MLK Awards

We could not be more proud of Director Michelle McKinley and Associate Director Sangita Gopal for their awards from the MLK Awards this past week.
photos by Mickey Stellavato

Monique Balbuena’s book “Homeless Tongues” a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, whose book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (Stanford University Press, 2016, 256 pages) is a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic Culture, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.
Monique Balbuena is an associate professor of literature in […]

Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Source: Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Signs Special Issue: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right
As political events across the world have made clear, the right wing is ascendant: from the election of Donald J. Trump in the United States; to the Brexit victory in the United Kingdom; […]

CSWS & UO Libraries Name 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellows

January 19, 2017—Two U.S. scholars from opposite coasts were selected as recipients of the fourth annual Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship, funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) at the University of Oregon and the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Theodora Goss is a senior lecturer […]