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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 […]

Monique Balbuena: Book award shines a light on the diversity of Jewish culture

Editor’s Note: Monique Balbuena is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
June 7, 2017—“University of Oregon Clark Honors College professor Monique Balbuena was recognized by the Jewish Book Council for her most recent work,  Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora.
“Balbuena’s book was a finalist in the category of Sephardic culture for the National Jewish Book […]

McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” celebrated at Knight Law School

May 25, 2017—With panel discussions, a keynote, and a festive reception, CSWS celebrated the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700, at the Knight Law School on the UO campus. The book, published by Cambridge University Press, explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms […]