Category: Women’s Rights

Showcase Oregon will focus on women’s empowerment

[ March 7, 2016; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th
UO campus
Full program

Source: Showcase Oregon will focus on women’s empowerment | Around the O

The upcoming Showcase Oregon, a biannual event put on by the Division of Equity and Inclusion, will explore the theme “Race, Gender, Faith and Justice: Empowering Women, Transforming Our World” when it convenes Monday, March 7.

The gathering will […]

Working Futures: Perspectives on Labor from the Global South

[ May 27, 2016; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Economic globalization has fundamentally reshaped class and gender dynamics around the world. It has brought millions of young women to work in urban industrial and service sectors, introducing new social roles, aspirations, and modes of precarity. In the industrial sector, labor has become increasingly militant in its demands for decent […]

UO Feminist Scholar Lamia Karim Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Lamia Karim
November 17, 2015—Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, has been named a 2016-17 Fellow at the International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at Humboldt University in Berlin (IGK re:work) to complete her book manuscript Becoming Labor: Life Cycles of Female Garment […]

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Source: New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed | Around the O
August 21, 2015—A new survey on sexual victimization issues at the University of Oregon reaffirms previous findings that there is a need to increase awareness about available services, while decreasing negative perceptions of institutional support.
Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd provided […]

Science article features Geri Richmond’s efforts to remove career barriers | Around the O

Editor’s Note: Professor Geraldine Richmond is a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Source: Science article features Geri Richmond’s efforts to remove career barriers | Around the O
June 26, 2015—UO Presidential Chair Geri Richmond is front and center in a feature article in the journal Science about efforts to break down obstacles facing women and minorities when they pursue […]