Category: Books

Kristin Yarris Publishes “Care Across Generations Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families”

Assistant Professor of International Studies Kristin E. Yarris has just published her book, Care Across Generations, with Stanford University Press.
Global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children. Some determine that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Many studies have looked at how migration transforms […]

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Save-the-date
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
Panel Discussion: 2:30 PM UO campus: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Novelist Laila Lalami will read portions of her novel, The Moor’s Account. Panelists include:

Liz Bohls, PhD, Professor Department of English
Miriam Gershow, MFA, novelist & Associate Director of Composition, Department of English
others to […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

Book Celebration: CSWS Faculty Affiliates

[ May 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Location: TBD

Save-the-Date

Celebrating Research for CSWS Faculty Affiliates

Monique Balbuena: Book award shines a light on the diversity of Jewish culture

Editor’s Note: Monique Balbuena is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
June 7, 2017—“University of Oregon Clark Honors College professor Monique Balbuena was recognized by the Jewish Book Council for her most recent work,  Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora.
“Balbuena’s book was a finalist in the category of Sephardic culture for the National Jewish Book […]