Category: CSWS Staff

First Acker-Morgen Lecture will honor two UO feminist scholars

Source: First Acker-Morgen Lecture will honor two UO feminist scholars | Around the O
See also: http://csws.uoregon.edu/evelyn-nakano-glenn/
April 17, 2017 – When Joan Acker, who helped found the Center for the Study of Women in Society, and Sandra Morgen, a longtime center director, passed away last year the UO lost two powerful feminist voices.
But their messages will […]

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 […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016).

The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]

CSWS Leaders Honored at 2017 MLK Awards

January 18, 2017—CSWS director Michelle McKinley and associate director Sangita Gopal were among those honored at this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Luncheon presented by the University of Oregon’s Division of Equity and Inclusion at the Ford Alumni Center on the UO campus. They were recognized for their exemplary work to further civil rights, […]

A good time to hear stories of people of color | Opinion

When I attended the annual MLK awards luncheon Jan. 18 on the University of Oregon campus, I felt a warm sense of pride for my co-workers at the Center for the Study of Women in Society, where I have worked since the day Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009. This year the director of CSWS, […]

Transformative Times

Dear Friends, Champions, Supporters, and Colleagues of the Center for the Study of Women in Society,
We have tried to write this statement countless times over the past two weeks since a law professor wore blackface at her Halloween party.
First, there were no words. How could we even respond to that? Then, there were too many […]