Category: Women’s History

Screening of ‘No Más Bebés’ & producer talk on the coerced sterilization of Mexican American women

[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Columbia 150
1215 E. 13th
UO campus

No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early […]

Michelle McKinley wins the Ligia Parra Jahn Award

Michelle McKinley
UO law professor and CSWS affiliate Michelle McKinley is the 2014 winner of the Ligia Parra Jahn Award. This award is given for the best publication (book or article) on women’s history or publication written by a woman and published in 2014 that began as a Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) […]

UO Law Professor Michelle McKinley Awarded a 2015 Fulbright Fellowship

Michelle McKinley
March 31, 2015—Michelle McKinley, an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Law and a long-time faculty affiliate and board member of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, has been named a 2015 Fulbright Fellow. This prestigious fellowship will support the expansion of McKinley’s work on Hispanic urban […]

Forty Years of Feminism

Carol Stabile (left), director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society, and Gabriela Martinez, the center’s associate director.
Forty Years of Feminism | giving.uoregon.edu.
From the spring 2014 issue of Oregon Outlook, an article about the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Jane Grant legacy: “Forty Years of Feminism.”
“The […]

Road Scholars: Documentary Filmmaker Gabriela Martínez to present “Agents of Change”

[ March 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] George S. Turnbull
Portland Center
Shirley Papé Forum
70 NW Couch St., Floor 3R
Portland, OR 97209

A CSWS Road Scholars Presentation
printable poster PDF

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Gabriela Martínez will present Agents of Change: A Legacy of Feminist Research, Teaching and Activism at the University of Oregon, a film she produced with Sonia De La Cruz. The film, developed for the […]

CSWS Wikipedia Party Yields Results

Sandra Morgen, UO professor of anthropology, was among 9 women added to Wikipedia on March 8 / photo by Robert Hill Long
On March 7 & 8, UO students and faculty, community members, and Wikipedians celebrated International Women’s History Month by editing, expanding, and adding entries about women on Wikipedia. With the help of Sarah Stierch, […]