Category: Grant winners

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 […]

Dyana Mason: CSWS Works-in Progress Talk

[ May 15, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

A works-in-progress discussion on Monday, May 15 from noon to 1 p.m. will focus on the research of Dyana Mason, Department of Public Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM), who was awarded a 2017-18 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for her project “Institutional Logics, Hybridity and Women’s Empowerment […]

Food Studies Talk: Commodification of Banana in Print and the Formation of American Womanhood across Classes

[ May 26, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 249 Columbia Hall
1215 E. 13th St.

A Food Studies talk by graduate student Helen Huang

2016-17 CSWS Graduate Student Research Award winner Helen Huang will give a talk that explores how bananas were introduced into American food culture and daily life through cookbooks and home magazines at the turn of the twentieth century—an era marked by the […]