Category: Research

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology Lynn Stephen

From Around the O
March 22, 2018—UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, a renowned Latin America scholar, has been awarded a prestigious Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Stephen is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the graduate faculty in ethnic studies. She is also a participating […]

Queer History Lecture: Regina Kunzel

[ April 11, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Free & open to the public
 “In Treatment: Psychiatry and the Archives of Modern Sexuality”
Queer History Lecture

Regina Kunzel holds the Doris Stevens Chair and is professor of History and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University. Kunzel’s work focuses on histories of sexuality in carceral spaces, and on the twined histories […]

Workshop: Get a Life, PhD — led by Tanya Golash-Boza

[ April 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
Hendricks Hall 330
1408 University St.
By invitation only

A CSWS Work Life Balance event
In this workshop, Tanya Golash-Boza will explain how it is possible to both have a life and be a productive academic. Drawing from her own experience as well as research on creativity and productivity, Professor Golash-Boza will discuss how to […]

Priscilla Ovalle: Author-Meets Reader

[ April 13, 2018; 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. ] McKenzie Hall
Room 375
1101 Kincaid St.
UO Campus

Save-the-date for this author meets reader event with Priscilla Peña Ovalle, associate professor and associate department head, Department of Cinema Studies.

Ovalle is the author of Dance and the Hollywood Latina: Race, Sex, and Stardom (Rutgers University Press, 2011).

Her current research project is “Media/Hair/Style.” CSWS has supported her research with a CSWS […]

Marie Vitulli publishes two articles on women in mathematics

Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics and a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, recently published a pair of articles relevant to Women’s History Month in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 65, No. 3. One is a 25-year-long study of gender (and citizenship) differences in first jobs of PhDs from US institutions. The other […]

Joy Harjo Interview: UO Today


Oregon Humanities Center
Published on Feb 15, 2018
Joy Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is a poet, musician, and author. She is the Professor and Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Harjo discusses and reads her poetry. Her eight books of poetry include the recent Conflict Resolution for Holy […]