Category: Race

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 […]

“The Color Line and the Borderline: William Ellis, the Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire”

[ November 17, 2016; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Workshop: “Crowd Sourcing Historical Research”
Thursday, November 17, 1:30-2:30, in 375 McKenzie Hall

Public Talk: “The Color Line and the Borderline: William Ellis, the Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire”
Thursday, November 17, 3:30-5, in Gerlinger Lounge

On Thursday, November 17, Karl Jacoby and Robert “Chip” Williams will give two presentations of interest to students and faculty.

Karl Jacoby […]

Lorwin Series: “Transformative Philanthropy” forum

[ November 9, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Transformative Philanthropy
November 9, 2016
Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Panel: 11 am – 1 pm
Keynote: 6 – 8 pm
Printable poster PDF
The Center for the Study of Women in Society will hold two events on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 Lorwin Lectureship Series. “Transformative Philanthropy” is a forum focused on the unique and […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

Tanisha Ford “The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies”

[ April 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

“The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies” is the title of a public lecture being offered by Professor Tanisha Ford at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campus. Professor Ford will draw the talk from […]