Category: Gender

Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism

[ May 23, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. May 24, 2017; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism
in honor of Judith Baskin
May 23, 9:00-3:30, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
May 24, 9:00-3:30, Knight Library Browsing Room

Plenary Talk and Dessert Reception
May 24
7:30pm
Ford Alumni Ballroom

“Distinguishing Egg White From Semen: Rabbinic Forensics and the Medieval Afterlives of a Talmudic Passage,” a plenary talk by Dr. Judith Baskin, […]

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 […]

“Gender, Sexuality, and Leisure in Africa” Symposium

[ February 24, 2017; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

The symposium will bring together a group of multi-disciplinary scholars who work on different regions of Africa to present works-in-progress for an edited volume focused on issues of leisure and expressive culture in the everyday lives of women and men in Africa and the Diaspora. The symposium will consist of […]

Juana Maria Rodriguez to deliver Sally Miller Gearheart Lecture

[ January 27, 2017; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] Crater Lake South
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus
“Feeling Photography, Visualizing Testimony, Imagining Alterity”
Keynote, Sally Gearheart Lecture, Women’s and Gender Studies, University of Oregon

Professor Juana Maria Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley

Abstract: This paper considers two books of photography that document the lives of the residents of a home for elderly sex workers in Mexico […]

Alexis Lothian: Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies

[ December 1, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Source: Dr. Alexis Lothian delivers first of two 2017 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture(s) in Lesbian Studies | Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Title: Queer Longings in Straight Futures: Notes Toward a Prehistory  for Lesbian Speculation
Speaker: Dr. Alexis Lothian
December 1, 2016, 4 – 5:30 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room

Description: The story of lesbian science fiction is generally […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]