Category: Women’s Rights

”We Need an International Solidarity”—Dr. Vandana Shiva

Dr. Lamia Karim shares a light moment with Dr. Vandana Shiva as Dr. Shiva signs books following the CSWS Symposium.
The CSWS Symposium “Women’s Activism, Women’s Rights” brought together two scholars and two activists to a round-table discussion on women’s labor organizing issues from global and national perspectives. The symposium was held Monday, February 28, 2011. […]

“Terrorizing Women: Feminicide and Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands”—Cynthia Bejarano

[ February 28, 2012; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] UO Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

This lecture is cosponsored by Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

Dr. Cynthia Bejarano is the Stan Fulton Endowed Chair in Arts and Sciences and an associate professor of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University. In 2010, she was […]

“The Perilous Consequences of Public Policy Decisions: Weathering the Storm of Natural and Man-made Disasters in the Gulf”—Dr. Beverly Wright

[ February 2, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave.
University of Oregon

Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental justice scholar and activist, is the founder of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice currently at Dillard University in New Orleans. The Center addresses environmental and health inequities along the Mississippi River Chemical Corridor and is a community/university partnership providing education, training, and job […]

CSWS Blog: Women’s Rights in a Global World

Have you seen our new CSWS blog, Women’s Rights in a Global World?
This blog accompanies our year-long series of symposia, lectures, and workshops related to the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and was specifically inspired by the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof […]

Women’s Rights in a Global World: 2010-11 CSWS Series

CSWS Initiates the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties with a Series of Lectures, Workshops and Symposia Focused on Women’s Rights
Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the inaugural Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties explores the topic of “Women’s Rights in a Global World” through a […]