Category: Community Outreach

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]

UO Today interview with author Ariel Gore

UO Today interviews Ariel Gore, editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Gore appeared at the 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 6 – 8, 2016, on the UO campus and at downtown Eugene Public Library. She was interviewed  for UO Today […]

Fembot Collective holds successful Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the Ms. Magazine offices

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the CSWS-initiated Fembot Collective had a busy and productive time at its second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon held in the Ms. Magazine offices in Beverly Hills on March 11, 2016.
On Saturday, March 12, Fembot collaborated with the USC, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for an […]

Freedom Fighter | Cascade

Lynn Stephen, professor of anthropology and codirector of the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, combines her research and refugees’ stories into a powerful petition for political asylum. Read about her work as an expert witness for more than two-dozen refugees from Mexico and Guatemala in: Freedom Fighter | Cascade: University of Oregon […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

Directed by Theresa May, the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Water by the Spoonful” to debut on campus

Source: ‘Water by the Spoonful’ to debut at Hope Theater | Around the O
CSWS faculty affiliate Theresa May directs the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Water by the Spoonful,” which will open at the Hope Theatre in the Miller Theatre Complex on the University of Oregon campus on Jan. 21. Tickets are free to UO students. […]