Category: Research

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

Eugene
7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

“Bourgeois Extreme: Genre and Global Flows,” a talk by Sangita Gopal

[ May 11, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 300 Villard Hall
1109 Old Campus Lane
University of Oregon

Sangita Gopal, associate professor of cinema studies, will present a talk entitled “Bourgeois Extreme: Genre and Global Flows” as part of the Department of Comparative Literature’s “What Matters To Me” series on Friday, May 11, at 4:00 p.m.

Professor Gopal teaches in the Department of Cinema Studies, the Department […]

Workshop: Get a Life, PhD — led by Tanya Golash-Boza

[ April 6, 2018; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
Hendricks Hall 330
1408 University St.
By invitation only
RSVP: cswsevents@uoregon.edu

A CSWS Work Life Balance event
In this workshop, Tanya Golash-Boza will explain how it is possible to both have a life and be a productive academic. Drawing from her own experience as well as research on creativity and productivity, Professor Golash-Boza will discuss how to […]

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

CLLAS Symposium “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

[ March 8, 2018; ] Events take place at:
Knight Library, Browsing Room
and Gerlinger Lounge
Time: 9 am to 7:30 pm
Free & open to the public

For the full schedule, go to: “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas”

Our thematic line of inquiry this year: America, Bridge Between Oceans poses the following questions: What happens when we put the Atlantic world […]

Sarah Seo: “Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

[ March 12, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Lewis Lounge, 1515 Agate St.
UO campus
Printable poster PDF
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom”

Speaker: Sarah A. Seo, Associate Professor, University of Iowa College of Law

This discussion will focus on a chapter from Professor Seo’s forthcoming book, Policing Everyman: How Cars Transformed American Freedom (Harvard University Press, 2018). Policing Everyman […]