Month: August 2017

Spirits’ Homecoming: a film about sex slaves from Korea and Asia

[ October 12, 2017; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  

Global Scholars Hall 130
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Spirits’ Homecoming (Gwi-hyang) is a S. Korean fictional film that tells the story of young women who were taken from their homes in Korea (then a Japanese colony) and forced to become “comfort women” for the Japanese Imperial Army during the Pacific War (1941-45).

CHC Associate Professor Susanna Lim […]

Join the Faculty of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies!

CSWS is a proud partner of the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies department, and we invite you to help spread the word about their job opening for an open rank tenure track faculty position for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
You can read the full job listing online.

Kristin Yarris Publishes “Care Across Generations Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families”

Assistant Professor of International Studies Kristin E. Yarris has just published her book, Care Across Generations, with Stanford University Press.
Global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children. Some determine that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Many studies have looked at how migration transforms […]

What to Do When White Supremacists March in Your Town

 
We don’t know when the white supremacists might decide to hold a large(r) rally or march on our campus or in the Eugene/Springfield area, but we need to be prepared for when that time comes.
http://www.kzoo.edu/praxis/what-to-do-when-white-supremacists-march-in-your-town
 

Tracey Tsugawa named as new director of UO’s affirmative action office

Source: University welcomes new director of affirmative action office | Around the O

Tracey Tsugawa, currently the Title IX officer at the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be the new director of the UO’s Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity. She is expected to start remotely Oct. 1 and will be on campus by […]

UO Today with Daisy-O’lice Williams

Published on Aug 2, 2017

Daisy-O’lice Williams, associate professor of Architecture, discusses her research on Architecture programs at historically black colleges and universities, the work of architect Paul Revere Williams, and a project called Freedom’s Fortress which visualizes spaces associated with the Contraband Decision during the Civil War at Ft. Monroe, Virginia.

Daisy-O’lice Williams is a CSWS […]