CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium presents: MemoirFest

[ May 12, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Hall
Alumni Lounge
1468 University
UO campus map

MemoirFest program
You’re invited to MemoirFest, an all-day symposium on women writers and memoir. MemoirFest will feature presentations and panel discussions by Debra Gwartney, Crystal Williams, Lidia Yuknavitch, Lauren Kessler, Margarita Donnelly, Elizabeth Reis, and Dominick Vetri. Registered participants are invited to take part in roundtable discussions with the panelists on […]

The Register-Guard BOOK NOTES: Readings, events, workshops, etc.

BOOK NOTES: Readings, events, workshops, etc..
UO professor’s book looks at problems of microfinance
The dark side of microfinance is explored in a new book by Lamia Karim, the associate director of the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.
“Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh” offers a […]

Daniel HoSang: Research Matters Spring 2011

Reproductive Justice on the Ballot by Daniel HoSang, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Ethnic Studies and Political Science
[View this paper in a Web Browser for Accessibility]
Daniel HoSang’s paper is now available online in the Spring 2011 issue of CSWS Research Matters. The UO Center for the Study of Women in Society supported research related […]

Roundtable: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas

[ May 4, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Dangerous Dependencies
May 4 Program

Guest presenters include:

Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon, Law) “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Servitude and Degrees of Freedom in Seventeenth-Century Lima”
Rachel O’Toole (UC-Irvine, History) “Manumitted but not Free: Women Working to Freedom in Colonial Peru”
Nicole von Germeten, (Oregon State University, History) “Love Magic in the Kitchen: Slave Women, Spanish […]

“Half the Sky: The Greatest Unexploited Resource in the World Today Isn’t Oil or Gold or Wind. It’s Women.”—Sheryl WuDunn

[ May 11, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave., University of Oregon
A FREE EVENT
Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties — Sheryl WuDunn, Co-author of Half the Sky
“There is no simple economic formula for overcoming global poverty, but there is growing evidence that one of the simplest and most effective ways is to educate girls, empower […]