Category: Human Rights

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

CSWS Advisory Board member publishes article on the Trump administration’s immigration policy

Editor’s Note: Dyana Mason is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board.
Around the O / Professor publishes article on president’s immigration policy
June 15, 2018—Dyana Mason, an assistant professor of planning, public policy and management, recently authored an article for The Conversation on the Trump administration’s effect on immigrant children.
The article focuses on the financial and […]

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

Eugene
7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

“Institutional Considerations on Expression, Rights, and Race,” with Shaun Harper

[ May 14, 2018; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Giustina Ballroom
Ford Alumni Center

UO African American Workshop and Lecture Series

sponsored by The Office of President Michael H. Schill

Shaun Harper is Provost Professor in the School of Education and School of Business, University of Southern California. His lecture is titled “Institutional Considerations on Expression, Rights, and Race.”

For information about the Teach In for Faculty and Students […]

Sarah Seo: “Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

[ March 12, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Lewis Lounge, 1515 Agate St.
UO campus
Printable poster PDF
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

Speaker: Sarah A. Seo, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

This discussion will focus on a chapter from Professor Seo’s forthcoming book, Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom (Harvard University Press, 2018). Policing Everyman […]

Practicing Resistance: Becoming & Growing as an Ally

[ February 12, 2018; February 13, 2018; ]
PRACTICING RESISTANCE:
BECOMING & GROWING AS AN ALLY

Allyship Trainings for the UO Campus & Eugene/Springfield Community
With returning guest facilitator Janée Woods
CSWS invites you to join us to learn — or refresh your knowledge of — how to be a part of The Resistance with TWO days of trainings!
RSVP REQUIRED!

Both days of trainings will take place at:
Redwood […]