Category: Research

Lamia Karim’s New Book about Microfinance on Huffington Post’s “Most Anticipated” List

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim’s upcoming book has made it to the Huffington Post’s Most Anticipated List of Books for 2011.
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh is due out from University of Minnesota Press the end of March.
Lamia Karim is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.
Publisher’s Synopsis
The first […]

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives—Jane Marcellus

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women
by Jane Marcellus
(Hampton Press, October 2010)
Jane Marcellus is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a graduate of the University of Oregon. She was awarded a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant in 2002 for research on “Women, Work and Femininity: Representation of Female […]

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929749074~frm=titlelink
a paper by Debra L. Merskin, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Online publication date: 19 November 2010, Howard Journal of Communications
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon provided support in the form of a Faculty Research Grant […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]

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 […]