Category: Women’s Rights

“Rape: Race, Power & Politics in Early America” — Historical Background to the War on Women — Sharon Block

[ January 31, 2013; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Rm
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Sharon Block, a respected historian of gender, sexuality and race in colonial America and associate professor of history at the University of California–Irvine, will deliver a free public lecture on the material from her first book, Rape and Sexual Power in Early America, (University of North Carolina Press, 2006).  Block’s work […]

Love Magic in the Kitchen—Scholars Share Research on Dangerous Dependencies, Domestic Slavery and Servitude

(l to r): Nara Milanich; Nicole von Germeten; Russ Tomlin; Kris Lane; Michelle McKinley; Law School dean Michael Moffitt; Rachel O'Toole; and Elizabeth Kuznesof (photo by E. Hoffman).
May 4, 2012—Dozens of faculty members, administrators, visiting scholars, and students participated in a roundtable organized by law professor Michelle McKinley and held at the UO Knight Library […]

“Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan”—Special Report by Anita Weiss for the U.S. Institute of Peace

May 1, 2012—The United States Institute of Peace issued “Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan,” Special Report 305,  by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head of the University of Oregon Department of International Studies and vice president of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies.
About the Report
There are a variety of contexts […]

“Silenced—Women and the Broadcast Blacklist”: an article about the research of CSWS director Carol Stabile

CASCADE: UO College of Arts and Sciences.
Professor Carol Stabile’s research looks at some of the female artists whose careers were all but obliterated after their names appeared in the notorious book, Red Channels.
An article by Patricia Hickson and Lisa Raleigh in Cascade magazine, Spring 2012, p. 5 (published by the UO College of Arts and […]

Visiting Criminologist Examines Feminicide and Gender Violence along the U.S.-Mexico Border in UO Talk

Dr. Bejarano
February 28, 2012—Speaking “first and foremost as a social activist,” New Mexico criminologist and university professor Cynthia Bejarano examined the unsolved murders of girls and women in the region of Ciudad Juárez-El Paso before a gathering of more than 80 students and faculty at the UO Knight Library. Bejarano showed images of some of […]