Category: People

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]

Priscilla Ovalle — “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness”

[ April 13, 2018; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] McKenzie Hall
Room 375
1101 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Join Priscilla Peña Ovalle (UO Cinema Studies) and guest Leah Aldridge (LMU School of Film and Television) as they discuss their new book projects in a talk titled “From Black Hair to Black Panther: Collaborative Scholarship and Thinking through Cinematic Blackness.” At this CSWS “Works-in-Progress/Author Meets Reader” event, Aldridge and […]

Workshop: Get a Life, PhD — led by Tanya Golash-Boza

[ April 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
Hendricks Hall 330
1408 University St.
By invitation only
RSVP: cswsevents@uoregon.edu

A CSWS Work Life Balance event
In this workshop, Tanya Golash-Boza will explain how it is possible to both have a life and be a productive academic. Drawing from her own experience as well as research on creativity and productivity, Professor Golash-Boza will discuss how to […]

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

Deadline coming up January 29 for CSWS Research Grant Proposals

[ January 29, 2018; 5:00 pm; ] Grant guidelines and applications can be accessed online.

The Center for the Study of Women in Society maintains a number of competitive grant programs to support research and/or creative work on women and gender from a range of disciplines. CSWS research grants are available to University of Oregon faculty, staff (with the appropriate end degrees), and […]