Category: Women’s Rights

Bridge of Cries?

We were walking through McKenzie Hall yesterday and came across this sign on the 4th floor.
What is going on here? Is this sign real? If so, what on earth are they thinking? Does anyone have more info on this?
Lactation rooms do not belong across a fourth-floor outdoor bridge!

Transformative Times

Dear Friends, Champions, Supporters, and Colleagues of the Center for the Study of Women in Society,
We have tried to write this statement countless times over the past two weeks since a law professor wore blackface at her Halloween party.
First, there were no words. How could we even respond to that? Then, there were too many […]

Black Lives Matter

A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016. © Jonathan Bachman / Reuters
The Center for the Study of Women in Society affirms that Black Lives Matter and condemns the recent murders of […]

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann’s research gives voice to women activists jailed in wartime

Editor”s Note: CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann, associate professor, romance languages, received a 2015-16 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for  her research “Spanish Women in the French Resistance and Ravensbruck” and a 2009-10 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for “Voices of the Vanquished: Spanish Republican Women in War and Prison.” Her research recently earned Herrmann a fellowship […]

Darci Heroy appointed interim AVP, Title IX coordinator

Darci Heroy
January 26, 2016—“UO President Michael Schill and Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes have appointed Darci Heroy as interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator.
“Heroy will be responsible for coordinating the university’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault in compliance with Title IX, the federal law that requires equal access […]