Category: Research

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Eileen Otis

[ October 20, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

CSWS awarded Eileen Otis a 2017 CSWS Faculty Research Grant in support of her research on “Women, Wal-Mart and Labor Resistance in China.”

An associate professor in the UO Department of Sociology, she is the author of Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work and the Making of Inequality in […]

Anita Weiss receives large grant for research on countering violent extremism in Pakistan

June 12, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Anita M. Weiss recently received a Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award in the amount of $34,000 to support research for her book project Countering Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Local Actions, Local Voices. The research will be conducted September 2017 – March 2018.
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation “supports research and programs […]

Three CSWS faculty affiliates receive Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 9, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliates Kari Norgaard (sociology), Beata Stawarska (philosophy), and Gyoung-Ah Lee (anthropology) are among 16 recipients of UO’s 2017-18 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards, announced June 9 by Provost Scott Coltrane.
Beata Stawarska
From Around the O: “Established in 2006 with the generous support of Lorry Lokey, the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards aims […]

Monique Balbuena: Book award shines a light on the diversity of Jewish culture

Editor’s Note: Monique Balbuena is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
June 7, 2017—“University of Oregon Clark Honors College professor Monique Balbuena was recognized by the Jewish Book Council for her most recent work,  Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora.
“Balbuena’s book was a finalist in the category of Sephardic culture for the National Jewish Book […]

McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” celebrated at Knight Law School

May 25, 2017—With panel discussions, a keynote, and a festive reception, CSWS celebrated the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700, at the Knight Law School on the UO campus. The book, published by Cambridge University Press, explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms […]