Category: Faculty affiliates

Romani Routes, a new book by Carol Silverman

Romani Routes: Cultural Politics and Balkan Music in Diaspora
by Carol Silverman, professor and department head, UO Department of Anthropology
(Oxford University Press, 2012)
Over the past two decades, a steady stream of recordings, videos, feature films, festivals, and concerts has presented the music of Balkan Gypsies, or Roma, to Western audiences, who have greeted them with exceptional […]

Twentieth Century Colonialism and China—a new book edited by Bryna Goodman and David SG Goodman

Twentieth Century Colonialism and China: Localities, the Everyday, and the World
edited by Bryna Goodman and David SG Goodman (Routledge, April 2012)
Publisher’s Synopsis
Colonialism in China was a piecemeal agglomeration that achieved its greatest extent in the first half of the twentieth century, the last edifices falling at the close of the century. The diversity of these […]

Jennifer Burns Levin Interviewed on UO Today

UO Today week of April 23, 2012:
CSWS faculty affiliate and Food in the Field RIG coordinator Jennifer Burns Levin (Literature, Clark Honors College) discusses her interests in James Joyce, Modernist literature, and food studies. She is a co-host on KLCC’s “Food for Thought” and blogs at Culinaria Eugenius. Watch it online.
Eugene schedule:
Channel 23-Wednesday 8 p.m.; […]

UO Symposium on African American Literature Featured Outstanding Scholars

Left to right: Emily Lordi, Courtney Thorsson, Salamishah Tillet, Jennifer Williams, Eve Dunbar (photo by Chelsea Bullock)
March 2, 2012—More than a hundred students, faculty and community members attended the symposium “Place and Displacement in African American Literature,” which took place in the Browsing Room of the UO Knight Library on March 2. Courtney Thorsson, a […]

McKinley Receives 2012 ACLS Fellowship

Professor Michelle McKinley
February 21, 2012—University of Oregon associate professor Michelle McKinley, School of Law, has been awarded a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship.
McKinley’s fellowship will support her continued work on the book manuscript “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism and Ecclesiastical Courts, 1589-1700.” The UO Center for the Study of Women in Society […]

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012
Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development:
In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects
by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program
“National data show that nearly 10 percent of adolescents reported physical violence from a dating partner in the previous […]