Category: Books

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 […]

Welfare Reform in a Time of Crisis

[ February 9, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
A moderated talk and book celebration with authors
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt

Join CSWS and the UO Department of Sociology in a discussion and celebration of the publication of Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Workers and Welfare Reform. The event will include 10-minute talks by the three authors, followed by a […]

Michelle McKinley Awarded NEH Fellowship

UO law professor Michelle McKinley
University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her book manuscript, entitled “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700.”
A member of the CSWS Women of Color Project, McKinley began teaching at the UO School of Law […]

Changing Images of Japanese Workingwomen

Actress Amami Yuki (left) accepts an award for helping to popularize “Ara-fo.”
by Alisa Freedman, Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Film
Editor’s Note: In 2009, Professor Freedman received a CSWS Faculty Research Grant of nearly $4,000 to support her research in Japan. On October 28, she will offer a CSWS Noon Talk in the Jane […]