Category: Faculty affiliates

Markets and Bodies—new book by Eileen Otis

Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work, and the Making of Inequality in China
by Eileen M. Otis
(Stanford University Press, October 2011, 232 pp.)
Eileen Otis is an assistant professor in the University of Oregon Department of Sociology and a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s Book Synopsis
“Insulated from the dust, noise, and crowds churning outside, China’s luxury hotels are staging […]

“The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture”— a Road Scholars lecture by Debra Merskin

[ October 23, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR
Free & open to the public
A CSWS Road Scholars Lecture presented by Debra Merskin
This presentation explores the term “squaw” as an element of discourse that frames a version of indigenous female-ness. Speaker Debra Merskin, associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, is developing a theoretical perspective of […]

My Teenage Werewolf: book trailer

What do mothers and teens REALLY think as they interact? Catch the angel-devil inner monolog in this book trailer for the paperback edition of …
My Teenage Werewolf—by Lauren Kessler

Professor Lauren Kessler is the director, graduate program, Literary Nonfiction, University of Oregon, and the editor of Etude magazine.

Identity Complex—a groundbreaking new book by Michael Hames-García

Identity Complex: Making the Case for Multiplicity
Michael Hames-García, Professor, University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies
University of Minnesota Press (August 2011)
From the publisher: “Grounded in both theoretical and political practices—in the lived realities of people’s experience—Identity Complex reinvigorates identity as a key concept and as a tool for the pursuit of social justice. Hames-García draws […]

Mollitude on Vimeo: Molly Barth, flute

Mollitude from BlueDot Productions on Vimeo.
Molly Barth
Grammy-Award winning flutist Molly Barth performs “Mollitude” from the Beta Collide album ‘Psst!Psst!’
The flute piece was composed in 2006 by Frederic Rzewski.
Filmed and produced by Bluedot Productions at the Oregon Coast Heceta Head light and innkeepers house, Spring 2011.
A special thanks to the Oregon Arts Commission, University of Oregon School […]

Memoirs of Scandalous Women: edited by Dianne Dugaw

Dianne Dugaw’s Memoirs of Scandalous Women (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), a five-volume annotated edition of life-writings by 18th-century British women, surveys the period from 1740 to 1808 in six narratives that span social class from subaltern to aristocratic milieus. These courtesans and disguised, cross-dressing soldiers, active in Britain, Europe, India, and the Americas used […]