Category: Women’s History

Historians shed light on private life of American “Patriarch” Thomas Jefferson

[ April 21, 2017; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination
The Oregon Humanities Center is honored to host two of America’s leading Jefferson scholars for this spring’s O’Fallon Lecture in Law and American Culture: Annette Gordon-Reed, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School; and Peter Onuf, Thomas Jefferson Professor […]

Exchange Students as Cultural Ambassadors: Knight Library Exhibit

[ November 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ] “Between 1949 and 1966, at least 4,713 Japanese students studied at American universities with the best-known fellowships at the time—GARIOA (Government Account for Relief in Occupied Areas [1949 through 1951]) and Fulbright (established in 1952)—along with a few private scholarships. This group included 651 women. Among them were future leaders in fields as diverse as […]

Breathtaking History

 
Last night, on July 28, 2016, history was made when Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman to be nominated by one of the two major political parties in the United States. What’s more, her nomination comes as we prepare to say goodbye to our nation’s first black president. To be witnesses to this moment […]

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]

Nov. 1 deadline for 2017 Oregon Women’s History Consortium Research Fellowship applications

[ November 1, 2016; ] The Oregon Women’s History Consortium will be awarding two annual research fellowships for 2017: a Junior Research Fellowship and a Senior Research Fellowship.The expansion of our research fellowship is based on the positive response to our initial fellowship award in 2016. Our research fellowship continues the consortium’s long-standing goal of supporting scholarship that will lead […]

Fembot Collective holds successful Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the Ms. Magazine offices

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the CSWS-initiated Fembot Collective had a busy and productive time at its second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon held in the Ms. Magazine offices in Beverly Hills on March 11, 2016.
On Saturday, March 12, Fembot collaborated with the USC, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for an […]