Conference: “Modern Girls on the Go”

[ January 7, 2010 to January 9, 2010. ] “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)

“Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)
University of Oregon

This international workshop, involving scholars from the fields of history, anthropology, visual studies, and literature, will investigate the lived experiences and cultural depictions of women who worked in jobs related to […]

CSWS Names Higdon Scholarship Winners

UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
AlexAnn Westlake
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]

Michelle McKinley Awarded NEH Fellowship

UO law professor Michelle McKinley
University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her book manuscript, entitled “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700.”
A member of the CSWS Women of Color Project, McKinley began teaching at the UO School of Law […]

Institutional Ethnography: Dorothy Smith

Dorothy Smith
“Institutional Ethnography,” a talk by Dorothy Smith (delivered November 13, 2009), is now available online.
Dorothy Smith is a major feminist sociologist, theorist, and methodologist. Among her many books are: The Everyday World as Problematic; Conceptual Practices of Power; and Institutional Ethnography: A Sociology for People.
Sponsored by CSWS, Women’s and Gender Studies, Sociology.

Major Feminist Sociologist to Speak

[ November 13, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] “Institutional Ethnography” — A Talk by Dorothy Smith
Friday, November 13   Lillis Business Complex, room 285
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Dorothy Smith is a major feminist sociologist, theorist, and methodologist. Among her many books are: The Everyday World as Problematic; Conceptual Practices of Power; and Institutional Ethnography: A sociology for people.

Dorothy Smith received the American Sociological […]

Jennifer Freyd on Betrayal Trauma

Jennifer Freyd, UO Department of Psychology
Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd’s paper “Exposure to Betrayal Trauma and Risks to the Well-Being of Girls and Women” is now available online in the Fall 2009 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
“Women are diagnosed with a host of mental health problems, including depression, anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) more […]