Annual Review

2017 CSWS Annual Review

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  • “A Year in Review: 2016-17,” by Michelle McKinley & Dena Frazier
  • The Work of the First Generation Writer: with Cherríe Moraga,” interview by Alice Evans, Gabriela Martínez, and Dena Frazier

Faculty Articles

  • “Oceanic Whispers, Stories She Never Told,” by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Department of Ethnic Studies
  • “Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship: Female Burmese Workers in Chinese Border Cities,” by Xiaobo Su, Department of Geography
  • “Did You Kill Your Baby? Gender, Race, and Religion in the Early Venezuelan Republic,” by Reuben Zahler, Department of History
  • “A Pakistani Poet Lifts Her Voice against Violent Extremism,” by Anita Weiss, Department of International Studies

Graduate Student Articles

  • “Institutional Mother, Professional Caregiver,” by Yi Yu, Department of Geography
  • “The Birth of an American Staple Fruit,” by Helen Yi-lun Huang, Department of English
  • “Understanding Women’s Agency in Rural Punjab, Pakistan,” by Sarah Ahmed, Department of Sociology
  • “Developing Style: How the Washington Post Discovered Women’s Issues,” by Thomas Schmidt, PhD, Research Fellow, Wayne Morse Center
  • “Listening as Learning: Reflections on an Ethnography of Gender in Quinhagak, Alaska,” by Anna Sloan, Department of Anthropology
  • “Beyond Bonds of Blood: Queer Families and the Limits of the Marriage Equality Movement,” by Kenneth Surles, Department of History
  • “Placing Mexico on the Map: Rosario Castellanos and Global Feminist Literature,” by Erin Gallo, Department of Romance Languages
  • “Gender, Land, and Food Sovereignty in Nicaragua,” by Rachel Mallinga, Department of Public Policy, Planning & Management

Highlights from the Academic Year

  • “Ayana Mathis and The Twelve Tribes of Hattie,” Panelist commentary by Sharon Luk, Department of English
  • News & Update
  • Looking at Books

Remembering Sandra Morgen

2016 CSWS Annual Review

  • “CSWS Has a New Director,” by Alice Evans, Managing Editor
  • “Voices of the Vanquished,” by Gina Herrmann, Associate Professor of Spanish, Romance Languages
  • “The Afterlife of Princess Ka‘iulani,” by Stephanie Teves, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies
  • “Women in Papua New Guinea,” by Aletta Biersack, Professor, Department of Anthropology
  • “Daughters of the Moon: True Life Stories from the Lacandon Rain Forest,” by Analisa Taylor, Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Romance Languages
  • “The Forgotten Story of Japanese Women Who Studied in the U.S.,” by Alisa Freedman, Associate Professor, Japanese Literature and Film
  • “HandiLand: Nature, Disabililty and the Magic Kingdom,” by Elizabeth A. Wheeler, Associate Professor, Department of English
  • “Raising Chickens: Women and the Emergence of Poultry Production,” by Elizabeth C. Miller, ABD, Department of Sociology
  • “Melodramatics of Turkish Modernity,” by Baran Germen, PhD candidate, Department of Comparative Literature
  • ”Gender, Inclusion, and Military Recruiting,”by Jeremiah Favara, PhD candidate, School of Journalism and Communication
  • “Deportation & Redefining Masculinities on the Northern Mexico Border,” by Tobin Hansen, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology
  • “This Body Could Be Mine,” by Danielle Seid, PhD candidate, Department of English
  • Highlights from the Academic Year
  • Looking at Books
  • NWWS: Crossing Borders
  • NWWS: “Putting a Face to Child Immigrants,” by Lidiana Soto, master’s candidate, School of Journalism and Communication
  • “Remembering Joan Acker”

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  • “Facing Up to Institutional Betrayal,” by Michael Hames-García, 2014-15 Director, CSWS
  • “Sangita Gopal Joins CSWS Staff,” by Alice Evans, CSWS Research Dissemination Specialist
  • “Retrospective,” by Gabriela Martínez, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication
  • “A Fruitful Collaboration,” by Margaret Hallock, Director, Wayne Morse Center

Special Section: Supporting Research

  • “Re-Thinking Research Time,” by Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Associate Professor, Department of English; Cinema Studies
  • “Parenting without Protection: How Legal Instability Influences LGBT-Headed Households,” by Judith Raiskin, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and Alison Gash, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
  • “Developing a Screening Tool to Identify Young Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” by Debra Eisert, Associate Professor, College of Education, and Haidee Copeland, PhD
  • “Contingent Liberty in the Americas” by Michelle McKinley, Associate Professor, School of Law
  • “Bisexuality: Materials for Class,” by Jenée Wilde, PhD, Department of English (Folklore)
  • “Gender, Time, and Sexual Violence,” by Megan M. Burke, PhD, Department of Philosophy
  • “Gendered Internal Migration in Oaxaca, Mexico,” by Iván Sandoval-Cervantes, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology
  • “Immigration and Gendered Violence,” by Kathryn Miller, PhD candidate, Department of Political Science
  • “California’s Prison Realignment and Its Effects on Female Probationers,” by Kristine Riley, master’s graduate, Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program
  • “Came to Serve, Left Betrayed,” by Kristen M. Reinhardt, MS, PhD candidate, Department of Psychology
  • “Visualizing Women’s Roles in Agriculture,” by Samantha King, PhD candidate, Department of Anthropology

Highlights from the Academic Year

Looking at Books

 

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An Interview with Michael Hames-García, Director, CSWS

Special Section: Collaborative Research

“The Collaboration Continuum” by Michael Hames-García

“Collaboration through Conversation” by Jenée Wilde, PhD candidate, Department of English (Folklore)

“Plugging into the Recharge Station” by Mary E. Wood, Professor, Department of English

“Harnessing Hearts and Minds: The Power of Activism in Academia” by Marina Rosenthal & Carly Smith, PhD candidates, Department of Psychology

“A Documentary Experience” by Sonia De La Cruz, Adjunct Instructor, School of Journalism and Communication

Research and Interviews

“Media, Democracy, and the Construction of Collective Memory: A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez” by Alice Evans

“Women, Development, and Geographies of Insecurity in Post-Conflict Southeast Turkey” by Jessie Clark, Instructor, Department of Geography

“BiSciFi Project: Researching Speculative Fictions and Bisexual Lives” by Jenée Wilde, PhD candidate, Department of English (Folklore)

“Identity, Culture, and Communication: LGBTQ Youth and Digital Media” by Erica Ciszek, PhD candidate, School of Journalism and Communication

“‘The Other Lives”—Locating Dis/Ability in Utopian Feminist Science Fiction: An Interview with Kathryn Allan” by Alice Evans

“Discovering the Other Lives” by Kathryn Allan, 2013 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow

 

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“Funding Feminist Futures” by Carol Stabile, Director, CSWS

“For Love of a Feminist: Jane Grant, William Harris, and the ‘Fund’” by Jenée Wilde, PhD candidate, Department of English (Folklore), UO

“Research Can Serve as the Anchor for Feminism’s Future” by Áine Duggan, President, National Council on Research for Women

“Collaboration as a Challenge and Opportunity in Higher Education” by Yvette Alex-Assensoh, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion, UO

“Breaking with the Logic of a Botanical Graft” by Michael Hames-García, Professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, UO

“Women in STEM — a Wakeup Call” by Miriam Deutsch, Professor, Department of Physics, UO

“Activist Research and the Fight Against the Polluter-Industrial Complex” by Shannon E. Bell, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UK

“Is Feminist Poetry a Thing of the Past?” by Maggie Evans, PhD graduate, Department of English, UO

“40 Years Strong: A Timeline of Feminist Research, Teaching, & Activism”

 

2012 CSWS Annual Review.

Highlights

“The Rise and Fall of The Goldbergs,” by Carol Stabile, director, CSWS, and professor, SOJC and women’s and gender studies — Despite widespread support as evidenced through fan mail, this popular show by Jewish writer Gertrude Berg was ultimately squelched by anti-communist activists.

“Witnessing in the Americas: A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez,” documentary filmmaker, SOJC associate professor, and the new associate director of CSWS.

“We Are the Face of Oaxaca: Testimony and Social Movements,” by Lynn Stephen,  professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies — CSWS-funded research culminates in innovative book.

Research articles by UO scholars addressing the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields, rural gentrification and immigrant-centered labor, strategies of silence in American women’s poetry, and more.

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2011 CSWS Annual Review

Highlights

“Capitalism, Politics, and Gender: A Suicide in Shanghai”—Bryna Goodman, director of Asian Studies and executive director of the UO Confucius Institute for Global China Studies, writes about a legal drama at the center of her CSWS-supported book project.

“Studying Bollywood: An Interview with Sangita Gopal”—Globalization, isolation, couples, and changing gender roles.

“Heavenly Bodies: Tablighi Jama’at and the Regulation of Women in Bangladesh”—UO anthropology professor and associate director of CSWS Lamia Karim writes about her research among a group of women who belong to a pietist movement.

“Pakistan: Gathering Stories of Women in the Valley of SWAT”—UO professor Anita Weiss, head of the Department of International Studies, relates her story-gathering among women in this isolated valley regarding what they endured during the past decade at the hands of the Pakistan Taliban and subsequent invasion by the Pakistan military.

“Female Stars Are Born: Gender, Lighting Technology, and Japanese Cinema”—research by Daisuke Miyao, associate professor, East Asian Languages and Literature.

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2010 CSWS Annual Review

Highlights

“Civil Rights, Civil Liberties”—UO history professor George Sheridan shares his memories of Val and Madge Lorwin, whose bequest supports the new Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties being administered this year by CSWS.

“An Interview with Lamia Karim”—Incoming CSWS associate director Lamia Karim talks about her foundational beliefs, her education, her research, and her vision.

“Dammed and Displaced”—UO professor Yvonne Braun writes about the contradictions and consequences of large-scale development in Lesotho, Africa.

“Nuptial Nation”—UO political science professor Priscilla Yamin writes about the politics of marriage in the United States.

“An Inexhaustible Appetite for Narrative”—Rebecca Wanzo, visiting from The Ohio State University, talks about pop culture, comics, race and gender, the arc of narrative, reading for pleasure, and social activism.

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2009 CSWS Annual Review

Highlights

“Being a Part of Radical Change”—a conversation with Professor Emerita Joan Acker, a leader of the original group that established a center to study women at the UO.

“A Wonderful Journey”—an interview with Scott Coltrane, the dean of the UO College of Arts and Sciences.

“Making Scholarship a Productive Adventure”—a digital ethnography website, film documentaries, and other scholarship emerge from Oaxaca research.

“Hormone Therapy”—Christopher Minson, the head of the UO Department of Physiology, writes about research designed to help improve women’s cardiovascular health.