Category: Faculty affiliates

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 […]

UO’s Goodman Offered Institute for Advanced Studies Membership

From InsideOregon—Bryna Goodman, a professor of modern Chinese history and executive director of the University of Oregon’s Confucius Institute, has been offered a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study beginning next fall. The title of her project is “Economics and the New Chinese Republic: Sovereignty, Capitalism, and Freedom in the Shanghai Bubble of 1921-22.” […]

Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema—Sangita Gopal

Conjugations: Marriage and Form in New Bollywood Cinema
a new book by Sangita Gopal
Sangita Gopal is an associate professor of English at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. Her research was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant. An interview with Dr. Gopal—Studying Bollywood: Globalization, Isolation, Couples, and Changing Gender Roles—appeared […]

Melissa Stuckey: Research Matters Fall 2011

“Why Oklahoma? All-Black Towns and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Indian Territory,” by Melissa H. Stuckey, Assistant Professor, UO Department of History
Melissa Stuckey’s paper is now available online in the Fall 2011 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
From her paper:

“For many people it comes as a surprise to learn that dozens of all-black towns were […]