Category: Labor

A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN

Today, March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with women across the United States and the globe to illustrate the indispensable role women play as workers, caregivers, and overall members of our society and participants in our […]

Saru Jayaraman—Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty

[ January 23, 2017; ] Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Opening panel, film & keynote
Free & open to the public

Printable poster PDF

Lorwin Lecture Series: Saru Jayaraman
Keynote: (3:30–5 pm). “Forked: A New Standard for American Dining”

Saru Jayaraman is the cofounder and codirector of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United) and director of the Food Labor Research Center at University of […]

Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

Seventeen states, as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, still pay the federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour to workers who receive more than $30 in tips per month, according to the U.S.
Source: Food Fight: Forked Author Discusses Food Industry Labor Issues | eugeneweekly.com

Working Futures: Perspectives on Labor from the Global South

[ May 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Economic globalization has fundamentally reshaped class and gender dynamics around the world. It has brought millions of young women to work in urban industrial and service sectors, introducing new social roles, aspirations, and modes of precarity. In the industrial sector, labor has become increasingly militant in its demands for decent […]

Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Symposium: Feminist Utopian Thought

[ November 9, 2013; ] EMU Ballroom
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Full schedule PDF. For more information about 40th anniversary events, go to: http://csws.uoregon.edu/?page_id=8612 
Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Symposium: Feminist Utopian Thought
In this symposium, authors and cultural critics explore feminist creative production and the roles of speculative fiction and utopian ideas in imagining feminist futures.

Friday, Nov. 8

6:30-8:30 p.m. – “A Conversation with […]

“Botanical Interventions: Rebuilding Landscapes, Reshaping Communities” — Oliver Kellhammer & Jennifer Burns Levin

[ May 9, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Hendricks Hall
Hearth Rm (1st floor)
1408 University St., UO campus

A Fireside Conversation with Oliver Kellhammer, a permaculture artist, writer, and teacher specializing in ecological restoration and land art, and Jennifer Burns Levin, who teaches literature in the UO Clark Honors College. The two  will talk about Kellhammer’s interest in the shifting power relationships within public urban […]