“The Rise and Fall of The Goldbergs,” by Carol Stabile, director, CSWS, and professor, SOJC and women’s and gender studies — Despite widespread support as evidenced through fan mail, this popular show by Jewish writer Gertrude Berg was ultimately squelched by anti-communist activists.
“Witnessing in the Americas: A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez,” documentary filmmaker, SOJC associate professor, and the new associate director of CSWS.
“We Are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements,” by Lynn Stephen, professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies — CSWS-funded research culminates in innovative book.
Research articles by UO scholars addressing the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields, rural gentrification and immigrant-centered labor, strategies of silence in American women’s poetry, and more.
“Capitalism, Politics, and Gender: A Suicide in Shanghai”—Bryna Goodman, director of Asian Studies and executive director of the UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies, writes about a legal drama at the center of her CSWS-supported book project.
“Studying Bollywood: An Interview with Sangita Gopal”—Globalization, isolation, couples, and changing gender roles.
“Heavenly Bodies: Tablighi Jama’at and the Regulation of Women in Bangladesh”—UO anthropology professor and associate director of CSWS Lamia Karim writes about her research among a group of women who belong to a pietist movement.
“Pakistan: Gathering Stories of Women in the Valley of SWAT”—UO professor Anita Weiss, head of the Department of International Studies, relates her story-gathering among women in this isolated valley regarding what they endured during the past decade at the hands of the Pakistan Taliban and subsequent invasion by the Pakistan military.
“Female Stars Are Born: Gender, Lighting Technology, and Japanese Cinema”—research by Daisuke Miyao, associate professor, East Asian Languages and Literature.
“Civil Rights, Civil Liberties”—UO history professor George Sheridan shares his memories of Val and Madge Lorwin, whose bequest supports the new Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties being administered this year by CSWS.
“An Interview with Lamia Karim”—Incoming CSWS associate director Lamia Karim talks about her foundational beliefs, her education, her research, and her vision.
“Dammed and Displaced”—UO professor Yvonne Braun writes about the contradictions and consequences of large-scale development in Lesotho, Africa.
“Nuptial Nation”—UO political science professor Priscilla Yamin writes about the politics of marriage in the United States.
“An Inexhaustible Appetite for Narrative”—Rebecca Wanzo, visiting from The Ohio State University, talks about pop culture, comics, race and gender, the arc of narrative, reading for pleasure, and social activism.
“Being a Part of Radical Change”—a conversation with Professor Emerita Joan Acker, a leader of the original group that established a center to study women at the UO.
“A Wonderful Journey”—an interview with Scott Coltrane, the dean of the UO College of Arts and Sciences.
“Making Scholarship a Productive Adventure”—a digital ethnography website, film documentaries, and other scholarship emerge from Oaxaca research.
“Hormone Therapy”—Christopher Minson, the head of the UO Department of Physiology, writes about research designed to help improve women’s cardiovascular health.