Category: Public Policy

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 […]

Roundtable “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon”

[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
PDF: printable flyer

Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]

The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics

[ February 24, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Condon 260
UO campus
open to the public

Announcing the program for “The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics,” an interdisciplinary symposium on aspects of extreme right-wing tendencies in the present, their historical echoes, their potential consequences, and possible responses.

Topics include: the assault on language, populist co-optation of the media, circulation […]