Category: Grant winners

Professor Carol Silverman confronts the persecution faced by Roma people

Source: Professor confronts the persecution faced by Roma people | Around the O
In this story from Around the O, CSWS faculty affiliate and anthropology professor Carol Silverman talks about her research among the Roma people, and the racial profiling they experience in Europe and the United States.
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CSWS Research Matters Fall 2016: Sharon Luk’s “The Life of Paper, a Poetics”

2016, Fall: CSWS Research Matters
“The Life of Paper, a Poetics: Letters and Mass Incarceration in Global California,” by Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Department of English
Sharon Luk discusses the content of her book, now under review and scheduled for publication in 2018. This book aims not only to denaturalize the geographic borders, political-economic […]

Exchange Students as Cultural Ambassadors: Knight Library Exhibit

[ November 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ] “Between 1949 and 1966, at least 4,713 Japanese students studied at American universities with the best-known fellowships at the time—GARIOA (Government Account for Relief in Occupied Areas [1949 through 1951]) and Fulbright (established in 1952)—along with a few private scholarships. This group included 651 women. Among them were future leaders in fields as diverse as […]

Jane Grant Fellow publishes article on internal migration of Oaxacan indigenous women

July 12, 2016—Iván Sandoval-Cervantes, the 2015-16 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship recipient, completed his PhD in anthropology at the University of Oregon in 2016 and is now a visiting assistant professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at the University of Texas at El Paso.
His article, “Navigating the City: Internal Migration of Oaxacan Indigenous Women,” derived […]

Four selected to receive CSWS Travel Grants

June 9, 2016 — CSWS took in a record number of travel grant applications during the spring-term 2016 submission period. Out of 32 UO faculty and graduate applicants, two faculty members and two graduate students were selected to receive CSWS Travel Grants at $400 apiece to support travel related to their professional work.They are Shabnam […]

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]