Category: Research

Roundtable “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon”

[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
PDF: printable flyer

Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]

Evelyn Nakano Glenn to deliver inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

[ April 24, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Flyer: printable PDF
“Settler Colonial Legacies: Racialized and Gendered U.S. Citizenship”
* Inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

Evelyn Nakano Glenn, professor emerita of the Graduate School and founding director, Center for Race and Gender, at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture on April 24, 2017, at […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Book Celebration: May 25
Knight Law Center
UO campus

On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m., and lunch in between.

The […]

Rinku Sen, “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”

[ June 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Location: TBA
UO campus
“The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”
Rinku Sen, Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

Rinku Sen is the president and executive director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and the publisher of the award-winning news site Colorlines. Race Forward brings systemic analysis and an innovative approach to complex […]

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2017: Kemi Balogun’s book project on beauty diplomacy in Nigeria

2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters
“Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology
Kemi Balogun writes about her book project, in which she compares the production, symbolism, and political controversies surrounding four pageants to show […]

Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

Jane Irungu
February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“The appointment is effective immediately and is part of the Division of Student Life. The Deferred Action for Childhood […]