Category: Race

Historians shed light on private life of American “Patriarch” Thomas Jefferson

[ April 21, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination
The Oregon Humanities Center is honored to host two of America’s leading Jefferson scholars for this spring’s O’Fallon Lecture in Law and American Culture: Annette Gordon-Reed, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School; and Peter Onuf, Thomas Jefferson Professor […]

Transformative Times

Dear Friends, Champions, Supporters, and Colleagues of the Center for the Study of Women in Society,
We have tried to write this statement countless times over the past two weeks since a law professor wore blackface at her Halloween party.
First, there were no words. How could we even respond to that? Then, there were too many […]

Now live: Ada Issue no. 10 – Fembot Collective

Congratulations to Issue Editors Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University), and Sarah T. Hamid for the launch of Ada: A Journal of New Media and Technology, Issue no. 10.   Ada Issue no. 10, offers scholarly analyses that attempt to make sense of the various approaches to gender and race […]

Post-doctoral research associate posts open for “Latin-American Antiracism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age”

[ September 1, 2016; ] FOUR POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSTS FOR PROJECT ON “LATIN AMERICAN ANTIRACISM IN A ‘POST-RACIAL’ AGE”

APPLICATION DEADLINE 1 SEPTEMBER 2016

Four researchers are needed to work on an ESRC-funded project, titled “Latin American Antiracism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age, directed by Dr. Monica Moreno Figueroa (University of Cambridge) and co-directed by Professor Peter Wade (University of Manchester). The […]

Fantasmas de la historia: Racismo y Violencia Policial en los Estados Unidos

Following the events in Dallas, CSWS faculty affiliate Alaí Reyes-Santos was asked to submit a short piece about racism and racial profiling by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. Dr. Reyes-Santos, an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, said that she is “trying to make sense of all we have been living as […]

Black Lives Matter

A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016. © Jonathan Bachman / Reuters
The Center for the Study of Women in Society affirms that Black Lives Matter and condemns the recent murders of […]