Category: Women’s Rights

“Sliver of a Full Moon,” concert reading

[ November 17, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse, UO campus
1630 Columbia St., Eugene
Followed by discussion with the playwright.
Free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.

A Concert Reading of the play, Sliver of a Full Moon
by Mary Kathryn Nagle

Sliver of a Full Moon, based on interviews with Native women across the continent, traces tribal grassroots efforts to fight for the protection […]

A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN

Today, March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with women across the United States and the globe to illustrate the indispensable role women play as workers, caregivers, and overall members of our society and participants in our […]

Aletta Biersack’s coedited volume “Gender Violence and Human Rights” now available

February 2, 2017—Cultural anthropologist Aletta Biersack, whose research in Papua, New Guinea, has been supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, has two new volumes just out. The University of Oregon professor emerita of anthropology is coeditor of Gender Violence and Human Rights: Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu (Australian National […]

2017 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium: featuring Ayana Mathis

[ March 3, 2017; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
March 3 Light reception 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March Panel with Ayana Mathis: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall
March 3 Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: 6 – 8 p.m. Downtown Eugene Public Library

Free & open to the public
6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Women and Work: Stories […]

Roundtable “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon”

[ April 13, 2017; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus
PDF: printable flyer

Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group, this roundtable will explore how gendered violence in Guatemala leads indigenous women to flee the country as refugees to seek asylum in the United States. By putting experts […]

Evelyn Nakano Glenn to deliver inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture

[ April 24, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Rm
1501 Kincaid St., UO campus
Flyer: printable PDF
“Settler Colonial Legacies: Racialized and Gendered U.S. Citizenship”
Evelyn Nakano Glenn, professor emerita of the Graduate School and founding director, Center for Race and Gender, at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture on April 24, 2017.

Professor Glenn’s books include Forced […]