Category: Events

“Revisiting The Stranger Next Door: Reflections on Sexual Politics and Human Dignity in the New Millennium”—Arlene Stein

[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Room 110
UO campus
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]

CSWS Noon Talk: “Sentence and Silence in Lorine Niedecker’s Poetry”—Maggie Evans

[ January 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
UO campus

Maggie Evans is a graduate student in the UO Department of English.

This presentation will focus on gendered ideas about speech and silence in the compressed, evasive poetry of Lorine Niedecker, a twentieth-century American poet. It will analyze Niedecker’s correspondence and poetry to explore the productive tension in modern and postmodern […]

“Sin Miedo: Violence, Mobility, and Identity in el Paso del Norte”—René Kladzyk

[ December 6, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_11646" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Wall of Black Marker bar, El Paso, Texas"][/caption]

Condon Hall
Room 360
UO campus
CSWS and CLLAS grantee master’s thesis presentation:
René Kladzyk, Geography Department

Together, the cities El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, form the largest international border metropolis in the world. While El Paso consistently ranks among the safest cities in the United […]

Book Release: Daniel HoSang

[ December 2, 2010; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
University of Oregon campus

Book release event for Daniel HoSang’s new work, Racial Propositions. Refreshments will be served.

Daniel HoSang is assistant professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. HoSang received faculty grant support from CSWS in 2009 for his research project “Reproductive […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]

The Mobile Family: Protecting the Children of Same-Sex Parents Within and Across State Borders

[ November 14, 2011; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Joan Heifetz Hollinger is a leading American scholar on adoption law and practice, as well as on the psychosocial aspects of adoptive family relationships. She is centrally involved in efforts to overhaul the laws governing American and intercountry adoptions, and is an outspoken advocate in […]