Category: Gender

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 […]

Trans* Experience in Philosophy Conference

[ May 13, 2016 8:00 am to May 15, 2016 3:00 pm. ] 110 Fenton Hall
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Conference May 13-15, 2016, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Program: https://transphilconference.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/trans-experience-conference-program.doc

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Talia Mae Bettcher and Dr. C. Riley Snorton

Critical Conversation Workshop: Feminist Inclusivity and Transfeminisms

This workshop seeks to problematize and ponder ways to remedy the exclusion of transwomen that continue to prevail implicitly or explicitly in certain strands […]

“Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS,” a lecture by Sanyu Mojola

[ May 12, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_23398" align="alignright" width="100"] Sanyu Mojola[/caption]

Knight Library
Studio A
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group. Sanyu A. Mojola is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author […]

UO historian cited as part of Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

Ellen Herman
CSWS faculty affiliate Ellen Herman, professor and head of the UO Department of History, was cited as part of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality.
July 6, 2015—“Ellen Herman had a busy day when the Supreme Court ruled about marriage equality because she and colleagues had a hand to play in it.
“As […]

Fathers still face stigma on family leave, Coltrane tells NYT

“Fathers who take time off to bond with a new child face many of the same workplace repercussions as women, interim UO President Scott Coltrane told The New York Times for an article that appeared online Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.” See this story in its entirety at: Fathers still face stigma on family leave, Coltrane […]