Category: RIGs

“Gender, Sexuality, and Leisure in Africa” Symposium

[ February 24, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

The symposium will bring together a group of multi-disciplinary scholars who work on different regions of Africa to present works-in-progress for an edited volume focused on issues of leisure and expressive culture in the everyday lives of women and men in Africa and the Diaspora. The symposium will consist of […]

“Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges,” with Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen

[ January 19, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Room 119
UO campus

UO professors Erin Beck and Lynn Stephen will discuss their research in a CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research talk titled “Gender Justice in Guatemala: Advances and Challenges.” The talk will take place in Room 119 in the Erb Memorial Union on January 19, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.

Presentation Focus
“In Guatemala, a woman […]

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Kemi Balogun awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship

Kemi Balogun
February 10, 2016—Kemi Balogun has received a six-month 2016 Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (WW). She will join the sixteenth cohort of Career Enhancement Fellows. Dr. Balogun is an assistant professor in the Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology at the University of Oregon. […]

Feminist Philosophy RIG Members Retreat to Workshop Papers-in-Progress

Feminist Philosophy RIG members at retreat, January 2016
From January 8-10, 2016, the CSWS’s Feminist Philosophy Research Interest Group (RIG) at the University of Oregon journeyed on an organized writing retreat to Waldport, Oregon. Participants workshopped papers-in-progress in a supportive community setting, which offered the time and space for small and focused workshops organized around specific […]

Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics

[ June 2, 2016; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Opening reception: 4:30-5:00
Talk: 5:00-6:30

“Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics”

with Jennifer Lawless

Dr. Jennifer Lawless is professor of government at American University. She focuses on gender politics in the United States and will discuss the finding of her most recent book, Running from Office: Why Young Americans […]