Archive for the ‘Lectures’ Category

May 9th, 2013
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Workshop: “How to Get Funding for Qualitative Research” with Kathleen Blee

May 9, 2014
2:00 pmto5:00 pm

Blee_workshop_flyerSusan Campbell Hall
Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
Flyer PDF

The Friday workshop is aimed at scholars affiliated with CSWS in social sciences and qualitative natural sciences and those working toward the social science end of the humanities spectrum.

Kathleen Blee is distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh. She has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries and book chapters. She has published three edited or co-edited books and four scholarly monographs (one coauthored). Her first monograph, Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s, was published by the University of California Press in 1991. Her coauthored book with Dwight Billings, The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2000. Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement was published by the University of California Press in 2002.

See also: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” Kathleen Blee, May 8

May 9th, 2013
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Kimberly Theidon — “Speaking of Silences: Gender, Violence and Reparations in Peru”

May 9, 2014
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid
University of Oregon

A talk by Dr. Kimberly Theidon (Harvard University)

Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America. Her research interests include domestic, structural and political violence; gender studies; human rights and international humanitarian law; the politics of post-war reparations; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; and US counter-narcotics policy.

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Anthropology Association of Graduate Students

May 9th, 2013
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Public Lecture by Libby Larsen, Composer

May 9, 2014
4:30 pmto6:00 pm
Libby Larsen

Libby Larsen

Collier House Living Room
1170 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Libby Larsen, composer and co-founder of American Composers Forum, will give a public lecture on her work and experience as one of America’s most performed living composers.

May 8th, 2013
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Kathleen Blee: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?”

May 8, 2014
3:00 pmto5:00 pm
Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee

Susan Campbell Hall
Room 111, Graduate Student Ctr
1431 Johnson Lane
Flyer PDF

May 8: “What Happens to Political Imagination in Activist Groups?” a research talk with Kathleen Blee

Kathleen Blee, distinguished professor of sociology and associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Pittsburgh, has published 76 journal articles, encyclopedia entries and book chapters; three edited or coedited books and four scholarly monographs (one coauthored). These include Women in the Klan: Racism and Gender in the 1920s (University of California Press, 1991); The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia (coauthored with Dwight Billings, Cambridge University Press, 2000); Inside Organized Racism: Women in the Hate Movement (University of California Press, 2002); and Democracy in the Making: How Activist Groups Form (Oxford University Press, 2012).

April 10th, 2013
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Juan Carlos Areán: “Transforming Men to End Violence Against Women”

April 10, 2014
7:30 pmto8:30 pm

Lane Community College
Downtown Center
101 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR

Arean_Flyer_WEBMr. Juan Carlos Areán is an internationally recognized public speaker, trainer and facilitator, published author and documentary film producer. Since 1991, he has worked to engage men across different cultures to become better fathers, intimate partners, and allies to end domestic violence and achieve gender equity. He has led hundreds of workshops and presentations throughout the United States, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Russia, Austria, Sweden, Bermuda, Canada, the U.S. Congress, and the United Nations. He is currently the director of the National Latin Network for Healthy Families and Communities at Casa de Esperanza.

March 6th, 2013
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Dr. Cheryl Mattingly — “Hope, Suffering and the Play of Possible Selves: A Narrative Perspective on the Good Life”

March 6, 2014
4:00 pmto5:00 pm

Mattingly_Poster_WEBGerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly is a professor of anthropology in the Division of Occupational Science and Therapy at the University of Southern California. Her talk will draw on a 15-year research study with African-American families in Los Angeles. This study explores the experiences of parents of children with chronic illness, and formed the basis of her award-winning book, The Paradox of Hope: Journeys through a Clinical Borderland.

December 18th, 2012
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UO Today #526: Brenda Frink

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink | University of Oregon Video.

Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.

Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the Many Nations Longhouse on the UO campus on November 1, 2012. Her lecture was sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, with co-sponsorship from