Category: Research

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012
Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development:
In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects
by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program
“National data show that nearly 10 percent of adolescents reported physical violence from a dating partner in the previous […]

The Female Programmer: Gender Stereotypes & Computers

The article “The Female Programmer: Gender Stereotypes & Computers” discusses a trend of female disinvolvement in the field of computer programming. The article describes how modern stereotypes have discouraged women from becoming programmers, and calls readers to change the way we think of computer programming. “The profession was at first heavily dominated by females,” notes […]

Former CSWS Fellowship Winner Barbara Sutton Wins Book Prize

Winner of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s (CSWS) 2004 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, Barbara Sutton is now an assistant professor of women’s studies at the University of Albany, SUNY, affiliated with the departments of sociology and Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies. Born and raised in Argentina, Dr. Sutton […]

Queer Experiments in Pedagogy, a Roundtable

[ October 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Graduate Student Center
111 Susan Campbell Hall
UO campus

The Queer RIG Roundtable Series presents:
“Queer Experiments in Pedagogy”
Guest speakers:

Chicora Martin, Assistant Dean of Students and Director, LGBT Education and UO Support Services
Mary Wood, Associate Professor, UO Department of English
Drew Beard, Postdoctoral Instructor, UO Department of English

How do we place “queerness” in historical and cultural context in ways that […]

“The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture”— a Road Scholars lecture by Debra Merskin

[ October 23, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR
Free & open to the public
A CSWS Road Scholars Lecture presented by Debra Merskin
This presentation explores the term “squaw” as an element of discourse that frames a version of indigenous female-ness. Speaker Debra Merskin, associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, is developing a theoretical perspective of […]

War and Memory: Bearing witness to loss in everyday life

[ October 18, 2012 to October 20, 2012. ]

University of Oregon School of Law Symposium
Keynote: Arturo Arias, University of Texas, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Symposium website

Political violence, state terror, exceptionalism, and the traumatic effects of war are subjects of vibrant interdisciplinary debate. Social historians, anthropologists, scholars of humanitarian intervention, forced migration, international criminal law, literary critics, and documentary film-makers have long been concerned […]