Category: Research

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]

Shoniqua Roach: UO Today interview

In case you missed it, here is the link to UO Today’s interview with Shoniqua Roach. From the Oregon Humanities Center website: “Shoniqua Roach is an assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon. Roach discusses her research interest in post-civil rights era black popular culture, especially the work of […]

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week 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 & […]

Unrest in the Aisles, an OQ story about the research of Eileen Otis

Editor’s Note: Through CSWS Faculty Research Grants, CSWS has supported the research of faculty affiliate Eileen Otis.
From Oregon Quarterly—The first time UO sociologist Eileen Otis walked into a Walmart, she was far from home—Kunming, China, to be exact. She was immediately struck by how greatly the Chinese version of the massive retailer differed from […]

Alisa Freedman TEDx Talk: “Female Exchange Students during the Postwar Era”

 

June 1, 2018—Alisa Freedman, back from a sabbatical year doing research in Japan, recently gave a TEDx talk about her CSWS-supported research on Japanese women who studied in the U.S. from 1949-1966. Freedman teaches Japanese literature & film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and is newly promoted to full professor.