Author: Dena Zaldua

Reflecting on Charlottesville

 
The University of Oregon and the University of Virginia are not as far away, both geographically and politically, as one might think. Both are liberal campuses within liberal, democratic, Bernie-voting enclaves. We have every reason to believe that white supremacists are gearing up for more campus demonstrations. The neo-Nazi white supremacist hate rally that occurred […]

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 3

[ October 3, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]  
The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs invite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.
New and current faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend this event to welcome new women faculty to campus, which will be an […]

A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN

Today, March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with women across the United States and the globe to illustrate the indispensable role women play as workers, caregivers, and overall members of our society and participants in our […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016).

The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]

CSWS Honored by UO MLK Awards

We could not be more proud of Director Michelle McKinley and Associate Director Sangita Gopal for their awards from the MLK Awards this past week.
photos by Mickey Stellavato

Bridge of Cries?

We were walking through McKenzie Hall yesterday and came across this sign on the 4th floor.
What is going on here? Is this sign real? If so, what on earth are they thinking? Does anyone have more info on this?
Lactation rooms do not belong across a fourth-floor outdoor bridge!