Category: Gender

Gender, Race, Culture, History Colloquium

[ April 6, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] McKenzie Hall 229
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
“Re-enacting Race, Re-enacting Gender: Crossdressing & Embodied Memories of Terror”
A talk by Dr. Mark Auslander
Professor of Anthropology & Museum Studies, Central Washington University
Discussants:

Dr. Melissa Stuckey, UO Professor, History
Dr. Robert Thompson, OSU Professor, Ethnic Studies
Dr. Aletta Biersack, UO Professor, Anthropology

The event is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women […]

“Gender Equality and Capitalism: The Impact of Capitalist Development on Women’s Economic Status and Rights”

[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]

“Revisiting The Stranger Next Door: Reflections on Sexual Politics and Human Dignity in the New Millennium”—Arlene Stein

[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Room 110
UO campus
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]

CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

The Mobile Family: Protecting the Children of Same-Sex Parents Within and Across State Borders

[ November 14, 2011; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Joan Heifetz Hollinger is a leading American scholar on adoption law and practice, as well as on the psychosocial aspects of adoptive family relationships. She is centrally involved in efforts to overhaul the laws governing American and intercountry adoptions, and is an outspoken advocate in […]

Men, Women, Muxe: Mexico’s Third Gender

CSWS Executive Committee member Lynn Stephen recently appeared on the CNN program “Men, Women, Muxe” in the series “The World’s Untold Stories.” Stephen—director of the University of Oregon’s Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of anthropology and ethnic studies—provided background and commentary on the Muxes of Juchitán, Oaxaca. The Muxes […]