Category: Books

Tokyo in Transit—Alisa Freedman

Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road
by Alisa Freedman
(Stanford University Press, 2010)
Alisa Freedman is an assistant professor of Japanese Literature and Film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon. A faculty affiliate with the Center for the Study of Women in Society, she also offers […]

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives—Jane Marcellus

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women
by Jane Marcellus
(Hampton Press, October 2010)
Jane Marcellus is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a graduate of the University of Oregon. She was awarded a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant in 2002 for research on “Women, Work and Femininity: Representation of Female […]

Book Release: Daniel HoSang

[ December 2, 2010; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
University of Oregon campus

Book release event for Daniel HoSang’s new work, Racial Propositions. Refreshments will be served.

Daniel HoSang is assistant professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. HoSang received faculty grant support from CSWS in 2009 for his research project “Reproductive […]

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction—Debra Merskin

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction
Merskin, D. (2010), New York: Peter Lang.
ISBN 978-1-4331-1140-2 pb.
US-$ 49.95
Order online: www.peterlang.com
Debra L. Merskin is associate professor of Communication Studies in the School of Journalism & Communication at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s book synopsis:
This book is an examination of how American mass media, […]

Dance and the Hollywood Latina—Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Dance and the Hollywood Latina
a new book by Priscilla Peña Ovalle
UO assistant professor of film and media studies and a CSWS affiliate
Now available from Rutgers University Press
From the Rutgers University Press website:
“Dance and the Hollywood Latina asks why every Latina star in Hollywood history, from Dolores Del Rio in the 1920s to Jennifer Lopez […]

Racial Propositions—Daniel HoSang

Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
a new book by Daniel Martinez HoSang
Now available from University of California Press
Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon assistant professor, Ethnic Studies Department and the Department of Political Science, received faculty grant support for his research for this book in 2009 from the Center for the Study […]