Tag: CSWS

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016).

The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]

Food Studies Talk: Commodification of Banana in Print and the Formation of American Womanhood across Classes

[ May 26, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 249 Columbia Hall
1215 E. 13th St.

A Food Studies talk by graduate student Helen Huang

CSWS graduate research award winner Helen Huang will give a talk that explores how bananas were introduced into American food culture and daily life through cookbooks and home magazines at the turn of the twentieth century—an era marked by the rise of […]

Rinku Sen, “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”

[ June 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Printable Poster PDF
“The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality”
Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series
Rinku Sen, president and executive director of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation and the publisher of the award-winning news site Colorlines, will speak on the UO campus on June 6. She will deliver a talk […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2017: Liz Bohls examines colonial women, slavery, and the politics of place

2017, Spring: CSWS Research Matters
“A Long Way from Home: Colonial Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place,” by Elizabeth Bohls, Professor, Department of English
Elizabeth Bohl’s recent book, Slavery and the Politics of Place, culminates with a section on the place called home. Her research for this section was funded in part by a CSWS faculty […]

2017-18 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

“2017-18 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants, and the Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship”
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $60,000 in student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2017-18 Academic Year. […]