Category: Books

UO Anthropology Professor to Be Interviewed on The Jefferson Exchange

[ July 19, 2011; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Cultural anthropologist Lamia Karim, author of Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh (University of Minnesota Press, 2011), will be interviewed Tuesday, July 19, from 9–10 a.m. on The Jefferson Exchange <www.jeffersonexchange.org>—a live interview and listener call-in program of Jefferson Public Radio’s News & Information Service, which broadcasts on a 10-station network across […]

Celebrating Research by Women of Color

[ June 4, 2010; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] Place: Gerlinger Alumni Lounge

This event will honor University of Oregon women of color faculty whose articles and books were published from 2008 – 2010.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Women of Color Project.

Attendance by invitation; RSVPs requested.

Contact: Shirley Marc, Office and Events Coordinator

541-346-5015

CSWS Celebrates Research by Women of Color Faculty

Lynn Fujiwara (left), Dayo Nicole Mitchell, and Russell Tomlin (photo by Jack Liu).
June 4, 2010—Sixteen University of Oregon women of color faculty whose books and journal articles were published in the past two years were honored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at an event held on the UO campus.
The women […]

Feminist Technology

“Teaching Feminist Technology Design” by Frances Bronet and Linda L. Layne is the title of a chapter (Ch 7: p. 179) in the newly released book Feminist Technology. Frances Bronet is dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon.
Feminist Technology, edited by Linda Layne, Sharra Vostral, and Kate Boyer, was published […]

Bodies in Crisis—new book from CSWS fellowship winner

Sutton, Barbara. 2010. Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press).
Bodies in Crisis bookcover
Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study of Women in Society to pursue the research on which this book is based. Winner of the 2004 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, […]

UO Graduate Co-authors Book on Women in Mathematics

Pioneering Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD’s (American Mathematical Society and London Mathematical Society 2009) by Judy Green and Jeanne LaDuke.
Pioneering Women book cover
Co-author Jeanne LaDuke received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Oregon in 1969.
From the publisher: “More than 14 percent of the PhD’s awarded in the United States during the […]