Category: Research

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a research paper by Sharon R. Sherman

Professor Sharon Sherman shoots documentary footage on location in a small Andean village in Ecuador. Anthropologist Mabel Preloran is on the far left.
Documentary filmmaker Sharon R. Sherman’s paper “Whatever Happened to Zulay?” is now available online in the Winter 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
Argentine filmmaker Jorge Preloran and anthropologist Mabel Preloran made a film […]

Welfare Reform in a Time of Crisis

[ February 9, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
A moderated talk and book celebration with authors
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt

Join CSWS and the UO Department of Sociology in a discussion and celebration of the publication of Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Workers and Welfare Reform. The event will include 10-minute talks by the three authors, followed by a […]

Scott Testifies Before Oregon Legislative Committees

Making Employment Work for Low Wage Families: Oregon’s Employment-Related Child Care Subsidy Program
Ellen Scott, University of Oregon associate professor of Sociology and head, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, testified before the Oregon Senate Commerce and Workforce Development Committee and the Oregon House Business and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Development in early January, delivering the […]

CAS Dean Talks About Fatherhood

Sociologist Scott Coltrane, dean of the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about research on parenting, gender equity and the evolving role of fathers to a noon-time audience of about 75 people Wednesday, January 13, at a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Oregon Daily Emerald story

Conference: “Modern Girls on the Go”

[ January 7, 2010 to January 9, 2010. ] “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)

“Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)
University of Oregon

This international workshop, involving scholars from the fields of history, anthropology, visual studies, and literature, will investigate the lived experiences and cultural depictions of women who worked in jobs related to […]

CSWS Names Higdon Scholarship Winners

UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
AlexAnn Westlake
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]