Category: Faculty affiliates

Intertwined: Story Teller Workshop

[ May 11, 2017; ]

May 11, Time TBD, Location TBD Intertwined: A UO Listening Event

Intertwined: A UO Listening Event is a story-telling event that will pair story tellers from the University of Oregon community with musicians to create a staged event that pairs truth and artistry to increase awareness and empathy here at the UO. Student, Faculty, and Staff […]

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2017: Kemi Balogun’s book project on beauty diplomacy in Nigeria

2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters
“Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology
Kemi Balogun writes about her book project, in which she compares the production, symbolism, and political controversies surrounding four pageants to show […]

Aletta Biersack’s coedited volume “Gender Violence and Human Rights” now available

February 2, 2017—Cultural anthropologist Aletta Biersack, whose research in Papua, New Guinea, has been supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, has two new volumes just out. The University of Oregon professor emerita of anthropology is coeditor of Gender Violence and Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu (Australian National […]

Monique Balbuena’s book “Homeless Tongues” a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, whose book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (Stanford University Press, 2016, 256 pages) is a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic Culture, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.
Monique Balbuena is an associate professor of literature in […]

LET’S TALK FOOD Conversations with Oregon Food Writers: Jennifer Burns Bright

[ March 16, 2017; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Join the Museum of Natural and Cultural History for Let’s Talk Food, a new series exploring food and culture in Oregon and beyond. Sponsored by Oregon Humanities. The conversations are included with museum admission; free for members and UO ID card holders. Third Thursdays in spring at 5:30 p.m. Fish Tales: Traditions and Challenges of […]

CSWS Research Grant Proposals due January 30

[ January 30, 2017; ] Proposals for CSWS research support grants for faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students are due by 5 p.m. on January 30, 2017.

Guidelines and applications are available at: http://csws.uoregon.edu/funding/research-grants/

These support grants include:

2017-18 Faculty/staff Research Grants
2017-18 Graduate Student Research Grants
2017-18 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
2017 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship 

Read about the kinds of […]