Category: Women’s Rights

“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 […]

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012
Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development:
In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects
by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program
“National data show that nearly 10 percent of adolescents reported physical violence from a dating partner in the previous […]

“From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the 20th Century and Beyond,” a Symposium

[ October 25, 2012; 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] UO Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
Keynote speaker: Lauren Kessler, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication
A symposium celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus.

Linda Long, manuscripts librarian at the UO Libraries and organizer of […]

Madeleine Kunin to Speak on Sustaining a Balance in Work and Life

[ October 8, 2012; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
“Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”
Former Vermont governor and U.S. ambassador to Switzerland Madeleine Kunin will give a free public talk entitled “Finding a Work/Life Balance: How Can It Be Sustained?”

Kunin was the first woman governor of Vermont and the first woman in the U.S. to serve three […]

“Gender Equality and Capitalism: The Impact of Capitalist Development on Women’s Economic Status and Rights”

[ March 8, 2012 to March 9, 2012. ] a
Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This two-day symposium, March 8-9, 2012, focuses on human rights and capitalism. Issues will include how to measure economic progress, human rights and the economy, women’s unpaid labor, the care crisis, and women and development. Part of the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, which is funded by […]