Category: Research

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 […]

Dance and the Hollywood Latina—Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Dance and the Hollywood Latina
a new book by Priscilla Peña Ovalle
UO assistant professor of film and media studies and a CSWS affiliate
Now available from Rutgers University Press
From the Rutgers University Press website:
“Dance and the Hollywood Latina asks why every Latina star in Hollywood history, from Dolores Del Rio in the 1920s to Jennifer Lopez […]

Racial Propositions—Daniel HoSang

Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
a new book by Daniel Martinez HoSang
Now available from University of California Press
Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon assistant professor, Ethnic Studies Department and the Department of Political Science, received faculty grant support for his research for this book in 2009 from the Center for the Study […]

Yvonne Braun Receives Enloe Award

Yvonne Braun with friend and research assistant Ntsoaki Mokose.
Lesotho, a small, resource-poor country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, is in the midst of one of the largest dam development projects in the world—and tens of thousands of Basotho people are being affected by it.
University of Oregon faculty member Yvonne A. Braun has been […]

CSWS Grantee Jennifer Erickson Interviewed

Jennifer Erickson (second from left) with women from the South Sudan Women’s Empowerment Network in Juba, South Sudan, August 2008. The group was visiting the grave of fallen hero and former President of South Sudan, Dr. John Garang.
“What happens when white, ethnically Muslim refugees from a once-strong paternalist, socialist state like Bosnia-Herzegovina come to the […]

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 […]