Category: Grant winners

Gina Herrmann receives both an NEH grant and a UO Excellence Award for mentorship

June 6, 2017—In a ceremony on the UO campus on Tuesday, the UO Graduate School awarded Gina Herrmann its Excellence Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Graduate Studies. Herrmann, a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages. This award goes to “honor faculty and staff who provide the […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2017: Liz Bohls examines colonial women, slavery, and the politics of place

2017, Spring: CSWS Research Matters
“A Long Way from Home: Colonial Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place,” by Elizabeth Bohls, Professor, Department of English
Elizabeth Bohl’s recent book, Slavery and the Politics of Place, culminates with a section on the place called home. Her research for this section was funded in part by a CSWS faculty […]

2017-18 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

“2017-18 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants, and the Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship”
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $60,000 in student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2017-18 Academic Year. […]

Mai-Lin Cheng Receives Two Research Fellowships

CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng was notified recently of an appointment as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington for a period of two months.
She also learned that she is the recipient of a UCLA Clark Memorial Library fellowship.
Both awards are for her new book project, “Autotopography: Place and Commonplace in Romanticism and […]

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 […]