Category: Community Outreach

Road Scholars Presentation: Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History

7/31/15
Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History
This CSWS Road Scholars presentation offers 16th- and 17th-century literature and music—together with visual images of paintings, engravings, and sculptures —that portray women forcefully as queens and Amazons. he women in these roles display a confident assumption of equivalence with men, strong agency, and loyal friendship and, at […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2014: Theresa May, “The Women and Rivers Project”

Fall 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“The Women and Rivers Project” by Theresa May, Associate Professor, University of Oregon Department of Theatre Arts
A CSWS faculty research grant supports Theresa May’s collaborative creative project on women and rivers, which explores the relationships—both historic and contemporary—of women in the Pacific Northwest to the many rivers of our region. The […]

Homelessness and Home: videos on homeless women in Eugene

Jana Thrift, videographer
Homelessness and Home is the website of the Community Philosophy Institute in the UO Philosophy Department. The purpose of the website is “to support creative, intellectual, and practical address of the problems of homelessness. The UO Community Philosophy Institute seeks to consider contemporary homelessness in our own community of Eugene, Oregon, and beyond.”
The […]

Running from Peril, Chasing Hope: Central American Children and the Refugee Crisis

[ December 3, 2014; 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

A symposium to start a dialogue, grow awareness, and plan for action

Visit our website: education.uoregon.edu/ceqp-info
Agenda

2:00–4:00 P.M. Plenary Session featuring local experts and faculty members who will lead a discussion of the complex issues surrounding immigration policy and its impact on children and families
4:30–6:30 P.M. Featured Speakers: Julie Lopez, journalist […]

CSWS Wikipedia Party Yields Results

Sandra Morgen, UO professor of anthropology, was among 9 women added to Wikipedia on March 8 / photo by Robert Hill Long
On March 7 & 8, UO students and faculty, community members, and Wikipedians celebrated International Women’s History Month by editing, expanding, and adding entries about women on Wikipedia. With the help of Sarah Stierch, […]

CSWS 40th Anniversary Airport Exhibit

[ September 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Eugene “Mahlon Sweet” Airport
First Level Baggage Claim Display Case
40th anniversary
CSWS Airport Exhibit Showcases 40 Years of Feminist Research, Activism, and Creativity
[caption id="attachment_17178" align="alignright" width="300"] CSWS airport exhibit / photo by Amber Andri[/caption]

During the fall, images, documents, artwork, publications, and other historical materials related to four decades of feminist research, teaching, activism, and creativity are on […]