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Scott Testifies Before Oregon Legislative Committees

Making Employment Work for Low Wage Families: Oregon’s Employment-Related Child Care Subsidy Program
Ellen Scott, University of Oregon associate professor of Sociology and head, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, testified before the Oregon Senate Commerce and Workforce Development Committee and the Oregon House Business and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Development in early January, delivering the […]

CAS Dean Talks About Fatherhood

Sociologist Scott Coltrane, dean of the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about research on parenting, gender equity and the evolving role of fathers to a noon-time audience of about 75 people Wednesday, January 13, at a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Oregon Daily Emerald story

Conference: “Modern Girls on the Go”

[ January 7, 2010 to January 9, 2010. ] “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)

“Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)
University of Oregon

This international workshop, involving scholars from the fields of history, anthropology, visual studies, and literature, will investigate the lived experiences and cultural depictions of women who worked in jobs related to […]

CSWS Names Higdon Scholarship Winners

UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
AlexAnn Westlake
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]

Michelle McKinley Awarded NEH Fellowship

UO law professor Michelle McKinley
University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her book manuscript, entitled “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700.”
A member of the CSWS Women of Color Project, McKinley began teaching at the UO School of Law […]

Institutional Ethnography: Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Smith
“Institutional Ethnography,” a talk by Dorothy Smith (delivered November 13, 2009), is now available online.
Dorothy Smith is a major feminist sociologist, theorist, and methodologist. Among her many books are: The Everyday World as Problematic; Conceptual Practices of Power; and Institutional Ethnography: A Sociology for People.
Sponsored by CSWS, Women’s and Gender Studies, Sociology.