Category: Research

CSWS Noon Talk: “The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana,” Leslie Steeves

[ May 30, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Rm
330 Hendricks
1408 University St.

“Technology, Gender and Education for Development: The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana”

Leslie Steeves, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, will talk about her research and show a clip from her documentary-in-progress.

“The Tempest, Europe, & Maritime Modernity”—Ania Loomba

[ May 21, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Alumni Lounge
Gerlinger Hall
1468 University St.

A free public lecture by Professor Ania Loomba, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Loomba researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture. She holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English Department and is the author of Colonialism/ Postcolonialism and Shakespeare, […]

The Impact of Microfinance on Women’s Empowerment in Bolivia

[ May 17, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_6963" align="alignright" width="194" caption="Alejandra Garcia helps facilitate a focus group session with microfinance clients in Bolivia."][/caption]

Hendricks Hall
Frazier Hearth Rm
UO campus
A Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Grantee Presentation:
Alejandra García Diaz Villamil (PPPM)

How have communal banks in Bolivia impacted the empowerment of women entrepreneurs, particularly in terms of decision-making, leadership, participation in community […]

Daniel HoSang: Research Matters Spring 2011

Reproductive Justice on the Ballot by Daniel HoSang, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Ethnic Studies and Political Science
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Daniel HoSang’s paper is now available online in the Spring 2011 issue of CSWS Research Matters. The UO Center for the Study of Women in Society supported research related […]

Salmon Is Everything

[ May 19, 2011 8:00 pm to June 4, 2011 8:00 pm. ] The Play: May 20 – June 4, 2011
Miller Theatre Complex
University of Oregon; Eugene, OR
UO Ticket office: (541) 346-4363
The story of the 2002 Fish Kill must be told again and again … and be remembered….
[caption id="attachment_8854" align="alignright" width="210" caption="Klamath River"][/caption]

A community-based play about the Klamath River Watershed developed by members of the Karuk, Hupa, and Yurok […]

New Book on Gay Latino Studies

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader
edited by Michael Hames-García  and Ernesto Javier Martínez
Duke University Press
(April 2011)
384 pages
Michael Hames-García is professor of Ethnic Studies at UO. Ernesto Javier Martínez is assistant professor of Ethnic Studies and of Women’s and Gender Studies at UO. Both are CSWS faculty affiliates.
Publisher’s Synopsis
Ernesto Martínez Lecture