UO Today #473: Lamia Karim
UO Today week of August 8, 2011:
Lamia Karim, Anthropology and Associate Director of CSWS, discusses her forthcoming book Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh, the first feminist critique of the much-lauded microcredit process in Bangladesh. She describes the adverse effects of the microcredit system. Watch it online.
The Siren (Summer 2011, published by the ASUO Women’s Center)—an article by Brandy Ota and Jennifer Busby
Brandy Ota is the director of the Associated Students at the University of Oregon (ASUO) Women‘s Center. Jennifer Busby is editor-in-chief of The Siren.
Dianne Dugaw’s Memoirs of Scandalous Women (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), a five-volume annotated edition of life-writings by 18th-century British women, surveys the period from 1740 to 1808 in six narratives that span social class from subaltern to aristocratic milieus. These courtesans and disguised, cross-dressing soldiers, active in Britain, Europe, India, and the Americas used […]
Jennifer Freyd, UO Department of Psychology
Congratulations to Jennifer Freyd, recent winner of the 2011 Outstanding Contributions to Science in Trauma Psychology Award given by the American Psychological Associations’s Division 56.
Freyd is a University of Oregon psychology professor and faculty affiliate of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Her research […]
July 12, 2011—University of Oregon associate professor Lynn Fujiwara was named chair elect of the Section on Asia and Asian America for the American Sociological Association. Co-coordinator of the Women of Color Project at the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, Fujiwara is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and […]
June 13, 2011—The Christian Science Monitor: Bollywood’s global push.
The Christian Science Monitor contacted Sangita Gopal, UO associate professor of English and a Bollywood expert, for a feature article on India’s prolific film industry.
“Sangita Gopal attributes the enduring popularity of Indian films abroad to the extravagant song-and-dance sequences that don’t require viewers to understand […]