Month: May 2017

Leslie Steeves wins Teresa Award

Leslie Steeves
May 30, 2017—Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate H. Leslie Steeves, who recently received the International Communication Association’s Teresa Award for the Advancement of Feminist Scholarship.
Dr. Steeves is a professor and senior associate dean, academic affairs, in the UO School of Journalism and Communication. She is also the director of SOJC’s Media in Ghana program.
From the […]

CSWS faculty affiliates among those honored with UO teaching awards

Source: Eleven faculty members receive UO’s highest teaching honors | Around the O
May 23, 2017—Two CSWS faculty affiliates are among those to receive UO’s highest teaching honors.
Elly Vandegrift
Elly Vandegrift, senior instructor I, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences; received the Thomas F. Herman Award for Specialized Pedagogy.
Kristin Yarris with Scott Coltrane
Kristin Yarris, assistant […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2017: Liz Bohls examines colonial women, slavery, and the politics of place

2017, Spring: CSWS Research Matters
“A Long Way from Home: Colonial Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place,” by Elizabeth Bohls, Professor, Department of English
Elizabeth Bohl’s recent book, Slavery and the Politics of Place, culminates with a section on the place called home. Her research for this section was funded in part by a CSWS faculty […]

Erin Beck’s new book, “How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs”

How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Publisher’s Synopsis
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]

2018 Acker-Morgen Lecture: Rhacel Salazar Parreñas

[ March 7, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Save-the-Date
Location: TBD

“The Gendered Organization of Migrant Domestic Work”

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 2018 Acker-Morgen Lecture.

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Dr. Parreñas’s areas of research include labor, migration, transnational feminism, economic sociology, gender and the family.

The Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture honors two powerful […]