Category: Public Policy

Laila Lalami columnist for The Nation to headline CSWS NW Women Writers Symposium

Laila Lalami will be our keynote speaker for the 7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium on April 25. Her keynote talk is titled “The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories.” Details: http://csws.uoregon.edu/2018nwws/
In an addition to being an award-winning novelist and a Pulitzer finalist, Lalami writes the “Between the Lines” column for The Nation.
Below are […]

On the Frontlines of the Gig Economy: Organizing Taxi Workers under Ubernomics

[ May 2, 2018; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. May 3, 2018; 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Portland
7 pm Wednesday, May 2
SEIU 503 Hall, 401 SE Foster Rd.

Eugene
7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.

Featuring Bhairavi Desai, executive director and found member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance

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Bhairavi Desai is executive director and founding member of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance. The NYTWA is […]

President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy

CSWS joins President Schill in support of his statement about DACA.
Source: President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy | Around the O
September 5, 2017 – 9:42am
UO President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the campus community Sept. 4 in anticipation of changes to federal immigration policy:
Members of the University of Oregon community,
President […]

Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

Jane Irungu
February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“The appointment is effective immediately and is part of the Division of Student Life. The Deferred Action for Childhood […]

Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Source: Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Signs Special Issue: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right
As political events across the world have made clear, the right wing is ascendant: from the election of Donald J. Trump in the United States; to the Brexit victory in the United Kingdom; […]

Cleaning the House of Broadcasting: Gender, Race, and the FBI Attack on Television

[ February 6, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 714 PLC
UO campus

Sociology Colloquium Series

a talk by Carol Stabile, associate dean, CAS, and professor, WGS and SOJC, University of Oregon

Abstract: In June 1950, a group of former FBI agents published a slender volume titled Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television, launching an attack on television that they described as an […]