Category: Research

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate next month in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]

Margaret Redsteer talks about the effects of climate change on the Navajo Nation

UO Today #710 guest: Margaret Redsteer
Posted on May 15th, 2018 in Oregon Humanities Center, UO Today
 
Margaret Hiza Redsteer is a research scientist focused on geology, landscape ecology, water quality, climate change and its impacts on Native American communities, and tracking these impacts using local and traditional knowledge. She discusses how climate change is impacting the Navajo […]

2018-19 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants

April 9, 2018—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $67,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2018-19 academic year. The research being funded includes projects focused in Senegal, Ghana, the Caribbean, and across the […]

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

From Around the O: Judith Eisen honored
April 20, 2018—UO biologist Judith Eisen is best known to the world as a pioneer in using zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system.
On campus, in addition to her research, she played a lead role in establishing the Science Literacy Program and has influenced how faculty members […]

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages).
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. Lani Teves is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. A CSWS faculty […]

OVPRI 2018-19 Faculty Research Award recipients include numerous CSWS faculty affiliates & grant awardees

Congratulations to the many CSWS faculty affiliates named as recipients of 2018-19 OVPRI Faculty Research Awards. These include Mary Wood (English), Kristin Yarris (International Studies), Lynn Stephen (Anthropology), Laura Pulido (Ethnic Studies), Kate Mondloch (History of Art & Architecture), Ernesto Martinez (Ethnic Studies), Ana-Maurine Lara (Anthropology), Alai-Reyes Santos (Ethnic Studies), Mai-Lin Cheng (Clark Honors College), […]