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2015-16 Academic Year

7/31/15

Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History—An afternoon of 16th- and 17th-century literature and music—together with visual images of paintings, engravings, and sculptures—that portray women forcefully as queens and Amazons. Presented by Amanda Powell, senior instructor, UO Department of Romance Languages; and Dianne Dugaw, professor, Department of English. 3 p.m., July 31, 2015, Campbell Community Center, 155 High St, Eugene, OR 97401, Sponsored by City of Eugene Adult Recreation Program.

2014-15 Academic Year: on hiatus
2013-2014 Academic Year

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Jane Grant: A Feminist Legacy – This talk tells the story of Jane Grant’s impact on feminist history, from her co-founding of The New Yorker to her activism in early women’s rights movements, and the serendipitous events that brought her legacy to the University of Oregon and the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Presented by Jenée Wilde, MFA, PhD candidate, and CSWS development fellow. Noon – 1:30 p.m., Susan Campbell Hall, Room 111, UO campus.

11/22/2013
Jane Grant: A Feminist Legacy – This talk tells the story of Jane Grant’s impact on feminist history, from her co-founding of The New Yorker to her activism in early women’s rights movements, and the serendipitous events that brought her legacy to the University of Oregon and the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Presented by Jenée Wilde, MFA, PhD candidate, and CSWS development fellow. 1:30 p.m., OSHER Institute, Eugene.

1/11/2014
Jane Grant: A Feminist Legacy – This talk tells the story of Jane Grant’s impact on feminist history, from her co-founding of The New Yorker to her activism in early women’s rights movements, and the serendipitous events that brought her legacy to the University of Oregon and the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Presented by Jenée Wilde, MFA, PhD candidate, and CSWS development fellow. AAUW, Eugene.

2/14/2014
What is Feminism? – This talk provides a brief history of the term “feminism” as both a description of social movements aimed at the emancipation of women and as a form of social critique. It also highlights controversies about feminism, its treatment in the media, and increasing cultural and political interest in the term. Presented by Carol Stabile, director of CSWS and professor in the School of Journalism and Communication, OSHER Institute, Eugene.

2/15/2014
What is Feminism? – This talk provides a brief history of the term “feminism” as both a description of social movements aimed at the emancipation of women and as a form of social critique. It also highlights controversies about feminism, its treatment in the media, and increasing cultural and political interest in the term. Presented by Carol Stabile, director of CSWS and professor in the School of Journalism and Communication. AAUW, Eugene.

3/8/2014
Global Feminisms in Media Development – This talk looks at the different ways in which “feminism” gets to be articulated around the world, and in particular in the developing world, through media development. It also reveals how grassroots media development and other media discourses contribute to the empowerment of women and minority communities. Presented by Gabriela Martínez, associate director of CSWS and associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication. AAUW, Eugene.

2012-2013 Academic Year

4/3/2013

“Black and White and Red All Over: Women Writers and the Television Blacklist,” presented by Carol Stabile. 1:30 p.m., OSHER Lifelong Learning Center, Eugene

3/14/2013
Modernism & Fashion in Jazz-Age Tokyo, presented by Alisa Freedman. 1:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center

10/23/2012
The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture, presented by Debra Merskin. 6:00 p.m., Eugene Public Librarya

2011-2012 Academic Year

3/22/2012
Warrior Women in Anglo-American History and Song, presented by Dianne Dugaw. 7:00 p.m., Coos Bay Public Library, 525 Anderson Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon.

5/3/2012
The Impact of Microfinance on Women’s Empowerment in Bolivia
, presented by Alejandra Garcia. 9:30 a.m., IHS, Sheldon High School, Eugene, Oregon.

5/7/2012
The Impact of Microfinance on Women’s Empowerment in Bolivia
, presented by Alejandra Garcia. 12:30 p.m., IHS, Sheldon High School, Eugene, Oregon.

5/8/2012
Snake Oil and Mothers’ Milk: Victorian Patent Medicine Advertising
, presented by Phaedra Livingstone. 6:00 p.m., Eugene Public Library, Eugene, Oregon.
5/14/2012
The Impact of Microfinance on Women’s Empowerment in Bolivia
, presented by Alejandra Garcia. 8:30 p.m., IHS, South Eugene High School, Eugene, Oregon.
2010-2011 Academic Year

3/10/2011

Snake Oil and Mothers’ Milk, presented by Phaedra Livingstone. 1:30 p.m., Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. “C” St., Springfield, OR

3/16/2011

Gender Roles in Rural Entrepreneurship: A Bolivian Experience, presented by Alejandra Garcia, Graduate Road Scholar, 1:30 p.m., OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute, Eugene, OR

4/29/2011

Water Rights Are Women’s Rights, presented by Megan Burke, Graduate Road Scholar, 7:50 a.m., International High School (SEHS), Eugene, OR

Gender Roles in Rural Entrepreneurship: A Bolivian Experience, presented by Alejandra Garcia, Graduate Road Scholar, 12:28 p.m., International High School (SEHS), Eugene, OR

5/11/2011

Roller Derby: Identity & Cultural Studies, presented by Rebecca Toews, Graduate Road Scholar, 1:30 p.m., OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute, Eugene, OR

5/21/2011

Re-writing Fairy Tales, presented by Antonio Jose Couso-Lianez, Graduate Road Scholar, 3 p.m., Springfield Public Library, Springfield, OR

5/31/2011

Roller Derby: Identity & Cultural Studies, presented by Rebecca Toews, Graduate Road Scholar, 9:19 a.m., International High School (SEHS), Eugene, OR

6/1/2011

Roller Derby: Identity & Cultural Studies, presented by Rebecca Toews, Graduate Road Scholar, 1 p.m., International High School (Churchill), Eugene, OR

6/9/2011

Gender Roles in Rural Entrepreneurship: A Bolivian Experience, presented by Alejandra Garcia, Graduate Road Scholar, 8:56 a.m., International High School (Sheldon), Eugene, OR

6/20/2011

The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture, presented by Deb Merskin, 1:30 p.m., OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute, White Stag Building, Portland, OR

8/11/2011

Queens and Amazons in Renaissance Art and History, presented by Amanda Powell & Dianne Dugaw. 6:00 p.m., Eugene Public Library, Eugene, OR

2009-2010 Academic Year

Road Scholars made 16 presentations during the 2009-2010 academic year—including 11 in the Eugene School District 4J through our  Graduate Road Scholars program.

Faculty Presentations

10/24/2009

The S-Word: The Squaw Stereotype in American Popular Culture, presented by Deb Merskin. North Bend/Public Library.

1/11/2010

Political Economy of Memory: Women and the Oaxaca Uprising, presented by Gabriela Martínez. 1:30 p.m., UO Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Portland.

2/13/2010
Snake Oil and Mothers’ Milk, presented by Phaedra Livingstone. 10:30 a.m., Eugene/Lane Branch, American Association of University Women.

3/13/2010

Red Networks: Women Writers and the Blacklist in Television, presented by Carol Stabile, 11 a.m., Coos Bay Public Library.

4/12/2010

Red Networks: Women Writers and the Blacklist in Television, presented by Carol Stabile, 1:30 p.m., UO Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Portland.

Graduate Student Presentations

CSWS Celebrates Women’s History Month.

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The first three years of the Road Scholars Program were made possible through a gift contributed by Robert Amundson, Ph.D., in memory of his wife, Joy Belsky. We are deeply grateful for his support of this important community program.