Category: People

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

Eileen Otis: Labor Research Colloquium Speaker Series

[ February 28, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Miller Room
Erb Memorial Union
1222 E. 13th Ave.

“Walmart in China: How are Chinese workers confronting the world’s largest company?”

A Lecture Series Sponsored by the UO Labor Education & Research Center
Spring 2018

This year’s series will kick off on February 28, with a talk by Eileen Otis, associate professor, UO Department of Sociology, on how workers in China have […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]

AAUW of Oregon offers 2 scholarships to National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

January 23, 2018—Applications are still open for two scholarships being offered by AAUW of Oregon for the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. Application: https://aauw-or.aauw.net/files/2017/11/2018-NCCWSL-app.pdf

 Please check out all of the details about the conference at AAUW.org.

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), the nation’s premier conference for college women. It is a transformative […]

Deadline coming up January 29 for CSWS Research Grant Proposals

[ January 29, 2018; 5:00 pm; ] Grant guidelines and applications can be accessed online.

The Center for the Study of Women in Society maintains a number of competitive grant programs to support research and/or creative work on women and gender from a range of disciplines. CSWS research grants are available to University of Oregon faculty, staff (with the appropriate end degrees), and […]