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Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

Article Text from Around the O:
The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

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 […]

What to Do When White Supremacists March in Your Town

 
We don’t know when the white supremacists might decide to hold a large(r) rally or march on our campus or in the Eugene/Springfield area, but we need to be prepared for when that time comes.
http://www.kzoo.edu/praxis/what-to-do-when-white-supremacists-march-in-your-town
 

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Three CSWS faculty affiliates receive Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 9, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliates Kari Norgaard (sociology), Beata Stawarska (philosophy), and Gyoung-Ah Lee (anthropology) are among 16 recipients of UO’s 2017-18 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards, announced June 9 by Provost Scott Coltrane.
Beata Stawarska
From Around the O: “Established in 2006 with the generous support of Lorry Lokey, the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards aims […]