Category: Research

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 […]

Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues

Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues | Around the O
April 10, 2017 (From Around the O) — With plight of immigrants and refugees an issue of rising concern, the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society will host a roundtable bringing together academic experts and Oregon-based immigration lawyers.
The discussion, “Achieving Justice: […]

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

[ June 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
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 […]

UO professor Lynn Stephen to lead world Latin America scholars association

Editor’s Note: Lynn Stephen is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board and a former associate director of CSWS. She is the founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, which was incubated at CSWS.
March 31, 2017 (from Around the O) — “UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, an internationally known Latin America […]

Global Oregon Student Research Awards: Deadline April 15

[ April 15, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Deadline: April 15 at 5 pm

Global Oregon Undergraduate Award
The Global Oregon Initiative invites UO undergraduate students to apply for one of ten $500 research awards offered to support global education experiences (intensive study abroad, international internships, international research opportunities, participation in international events).

Global Oregon Graduate Research Award
The Global Oregon Initiative invites UO graduate students […]

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 […]