Winter 2015 CSWS Research Matters:
“Networking for Women’s Rights: Transnational Feminist Organizing in Southern Africa,” by Yvonne A. Braun, Director of African Studies; Associate Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and International Studies
This CSWS-supported study examines the communication network of more than 100 women’s rights and advocacy organizations in southern Africa. […]
[ April 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_21598" align="alignright" width="300"] photo by Iván Sandoval Cervantes[/caption]
Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
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For women of the Zapotec community of Santa Ana Zegache, discussing migration presents gender specific dilemmas. In this presentation, Iván Sandoval Cervantes provides an historical analysis of the different migration movements in which women from Santa Ana Zegache have participated: Zegacheñas […]
[ April 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St.
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Jenée Wilde discusses the challenges and rewards of mixing ethnographic research methods with approaches to literary and visual media in her interdisciplinary project “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Sexual Desire.”
Wilde is the 2014-15 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship Award recipient. A PhD candidate in […]
March 31, 2014—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded almost $80,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2014-15 Academic Year. Research projects funded include a documentary film focused on the daily difficulties of an extended […]
A CSWS-supported book project by Dorothee Ostmeier, University of Oregon professor of German and Folklore, is now in print.
Here is a short summary of its content:
The book “Gender, Sex, Liebe in poetischen Dialogen des frühen zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts” (Gender, Sex, Love in Poetic Dialogues of the Early Twentieth Century) puts actual poetic dialogues—poems exchanged between lovers […]
Winter 2014, CSWS Research Matters: “I have come to my garden”: Ancient Jewish Constructions of Space and Gender—by Deborah Green, Greenberg Associate Professor of Hebrew Language and Literature, Department of Religious Studies; Director, Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies.
Religious studies professor Deborah Green uses a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Tintoretto to explore […]