Category: Events

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a research paper by Sharon R. Sherman

Professor Sharon Sherman shoots documentary footage on location in a small Andean village in Ecuador. Anthropologist Mabel Preloran is on the far left.
Documentary filmmaker Sharon R. Sherman’s paper “Whatever Happened to Zulay?” is now available online in the Winter 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
Argentine filmmaker Jorge Preloran and anthropologist Mabel Preloran made a film […]

Welfare Reform in a Time of Crisis

[ February 9, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
A moderated talk and book celebration with authors
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt

Join CSWS and the UO Department of Sociology in a discussion and celebration of the publication of Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Workers and Welfare Reform. The event will include 10-minute talks by the three authors, followed by a […]

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 […]

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.

Major Feminist Sociologist to Speak

[ November 13, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] “Institutional Ethnography” — A Talk by Dorothy Smith
Friday, November 13   Lillis Business Complex, room 285
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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.

Dorothy Smith received the American Sociological […]