Category: Books

Alice Tallmadge Book Launch for ‘Now I Can See the Moon’

[ May 17, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join us for a reading and signing with Alice Tallmadge as she discusses her memoir, Now I Can See the Moon.
Source: Alice Tallmadge Book Launch for ‘Now I Can See the Moon’ – University of Oregon

Alice Tallmadge is a long-time Eugene area journalist and former adjunct instructor in SOJC. She was an original member of […]

Celebrating Research: CSWS Faculty Affiliates

[ May 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
Crater Lake North
CSWS Faculty Affiliates at the University of Oregon

Celebrating Research 2018
Alphabetical Listing of Faculty with Book & Documentary Film Publications 2014-2018
sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society in conjunction with the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs

Monique Balbuena (Robert D. Clark Honors College)
Homeless Tongues: Poetry and […]

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 […]

Sharon Luk: Book Release for “The Life of Paper”

[ January 26, 2018; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Alder 111
Alder Building
15th & Alder
The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity
Author: Sharon Luk, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies

A Book Symposium with Discussants:

Professor Colleen Lye, UC Berkeley
Professor Dan HoSang, Yale University
Professor Michael Hames-Garcia, University of Oregon

The Life of Paper offers a wholly original and inspiring analysis […]

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 […]