Category: Women’s Rights

Tanisha Ford “The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies”

[ April 29, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

“The Politics of Style: Black Women, Social Movements, and Global Fashion Economies” is the title of a public lecture being offered by Professor Tanisha Ford at noon on Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Knight Library Browsing Room on the University of Oregon campus. Professor Ford will draw the talk from […]

“Death Beyond Disavowal: Women of Color Feminism, Neoliberalism, and the Impossible Politics of Difference”

[ April 19, 2016; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Grace Hyungwon Hong, Associate Professor of Women’s and Asian American Studies at UCLA

“Death Beyond Disavowal: Women of Color Feminism, Neoliberalism, and the Impossible Politics of Difference”

Dr. Hong’s research focuses on women of color feminism as an epistemological critique. She is the author of The Ruptures of American Capital: Women of […]

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 […]