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Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction—Debra Merskin

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction
Merskin, D. (2010), New York: Peter Lang.
ISBN 978-1-4331-1140-2 pb.
US-$ 49.95
Order online: www.peterlang.com
Debra L. Merskin is associate professor of Communication Studies in the School of Journalism & Communication at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s book synopsis:
This book is an examination of how American mass media, […]

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929749074~frm=titlelink
a paper by Debra L. Merskin, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Online publication date: 19 November 2010, Howard Journal of Communications
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon provided support in the form of a Faculty Research Grant […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]

The Mobile Family: Protecting the Children of Same-Sex Parents Within and Across State Borders

[ November 14, 2011; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Joan Heifetz Hollinger is a leading American scholar on adoption law and practice, as well as on the psychosocial aspects of adoptive family relationships. She is centrally involved in efforts to overhaul the laws governing American and intercountry adoptions, and is an outspoken advocate in […]

Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture—Scylla, Charybdis, and “Path to Citizenship”

[ November 15, 2011; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Please join us for the Ethnic Studies Inaugural Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Featuring Professor David G. Gutiérrez
Special thanks to: Department of History, Center for the Study of Women in Society, Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Wayne Morse Center, Center for Latino/a and Latin […]

Food in the Field RIG: Reception for Dr. Julie Guthman

[ October 14, 2011; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Leona Tyler Conference Room, Graduate School
125 Chapman Hall
FITF Reception for Dr. Julie Guthman, UC-Santa Cruz
Join us for refreshments and lively conversation with Dr. Julie Guthman, visiting the University of Oregon Geography Department.

On October 13, Dr. Guthman will give a public lecture on her fascinating new book on the obesity epidemic, Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, […]