CSWS Celebrates Research by Women of Color Faculty

Lynn Fujiwara (left), Dayo Nicole Mitchell, and Russell Tomlin (photo by Jack Liu).
June 4, 2010—Sixteen University of Oregon women of color faculty whose books and journal articles were published in the past two years were honored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at an event held on the UO campus.
The women […]

Feminist Technology

“Teaching Feminist Technology Design” by Frances Bronet and Linda L. Layne is the title of a chapter (Ch 7: p. 179) in the newly released book Feminist Technology. Frances Bronet is dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon.
Feminist Technology, edited by Linda Layne, Sharra Vostral, and Kate Boyer, was published […]

Michelle McKinley: CSWS Research Matters Spring 2010

UO law professor Michelle McKinley
UO law professor Michelle McKinley’s paper “Illicit Intimacies and Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima” is now available online in the Spring 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters. CSWS supported McKinley’s work with a 2009 Faculty Research Grant.
“My work situates enslaved women as legal agents who […]

Men, Women, Muxe: Mexico’s Third Gender

CSWS Executive Committee member Lynn Stephen recently appeared on the CNN program “Men, Women, Muxe” in the series “The World’s Untold Stories.” Stephen—director of the University of Oregon’s Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of anthropology and ethnic studies—provided background and commentary on the Muxes of Juchitán, Oaxaca. The Muxes […]

Lamia Karim Named CSWS Associate Director

UO Anthropology Professor Does Research on the Lives of Women in Bangladesh
Lamia Karim
On a recent visit to Bangladesh, Lamia Karim sat in the midst of a group of women whose faces and bodies had been scarred by acid and saw not so much the horror and ugliness of the violence they had experienced, but the […]