“Sin Miedo: Violence, Mobility, and Identity in el Paso del Norte”—René Kladzyk

[ December 6, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_11646" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Wall of Black Marker bar, El Paso, Texas"][/caption]

Condon Hall
Room 360
UO campus
CSWS and CLLAS grantee master’s thesis presentation:
René Kladzyk, Geography Department

Together, the cities El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, form the largest international border metropolis in the world. While El Paso consistently ranks among the safest cities in the United […]

Book Release: Daniel HoSang

[ December 2, 2010; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
University of Oregon campus

Book release event for Daniel HoSang’s new work, Racial Propositions. Refreshments will be served.

Daniel HoSang is assistant professor of ethnic studies and political science at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate. HoSang received faculty grant support from CSWS in 2009 for his research project “Reproductive […]

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction—Debra Merskin

Media, Minorities, and Meaning: A Critical Introduction
Merskin, D. (2010), New York: Peter Lang.
ISBN 978-1-4331-1140-2 pb.
US-$ 49.95
Order online: www.peterlang.com
Debra L. Merskin is associate professor of Communication Studies in the School of Journalism & Communication at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s book synopsis:
This book is an examination of how American mass media, […]

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929749074~frm=titlelink
a paper by Debra L. Merskin, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Online publication date: 19 November 2010, Howard Journal of Communications
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon provided support in the form of a Faculty Research Grant […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]

The Mobile Family: Protecting the Children of Same-Sex Parents Within and Across State Borders

[ November 14, 2011; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Joan Heifetz Hollinger is a leading American scholar on adoption law and practice, as well as on the psychosocial aspects of adoptive family relationships. She is centrally involved in efforts to overhaul the laws governing American and intercountry adoptions, and is an outspoken advocate in […]