Category: Research

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha

Video link for “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History” with Walidah Imarisha
Here is the link to the video on the UO Channel: https://media.uoregon.edu/channel/archives/12247
This lecture took place on October 12, 2017 at Lillis Hall on the University of Oregon campus to packed audience. 
The Black History slides developed by Walidah Imarisha can […]

Lamia Karim receives Wenner-Gren Foundation research grant

CSWS faculty affiliate Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology, received a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research to conduct ethnographic research on post-industrial workers in the global apparel industry in Bangladesh.
Her project is entitled “After Work: Life in the Shadows of Capital in Bangladesh.”
Professor […]

President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy

CSWS joins President Schill in support of his statement about DACA.
Source: President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy | Around the O
September 5, 2017 – 9:42am
UO President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the campus community Sept. 4 in anticipation of changes to federal immigration policy:
Members of the University of Oregon community,
President […]

2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship: Deadline January 5, 2018

Beginning Fall 2017, this fellowship is being administered and housed at the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).
Guidelines
2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship
Deadline: 5pm, Friday, January 5, 2018
The Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Research Fellowship supports travel for the purpose of conducting research using the papers of feminist science fiction […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Eileen Otis CANCELED

[ October 20, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] This talk has been canceled.
 

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 China, published by Stanford […]

Kristin Yarris Publishes “Care Across Generations Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families”

Assistant Professor of International Studies Kristin E. Yarris has just published her book, Care Across Generations, with Stanford University Press.
Global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children. Some determine that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Many studies have looked at how migration transforms […]