Two University of Oregon professors will participate next month in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]
[ March 7, 2018; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Change of location!
Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
“The Gendered Organization of Migrant Domestic Work”
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, professor of sociology and gender studies at the University of Southern California, will deliver the 2018 CSWS Acker-Morgen Lecture. Dr. Parreñas “is an ethnographer whose research examines experiences of migrant workers from the Philippines. Her earlier works examined […]
Source: First Acker-Morgen Lecture will honor two UO feminist scholars | Around the O
See also: http://csws.uoregon.edu/evelyn-nakano-glenn/
April 17, 2017 – When Joan Acker, who helped found the Center for the Study of Women in Society, and Sandra Morgen, a longtime center director, passed away last year the UO lost two powerful feminist voices.
But their messages will […]
[ April 24, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library Browsing Rm
1501 Kincaid St., UO campus
Flyer: printable PDF
“Settler Colonial Legacies: Racialized and Gendered U.S. Citizenship”
Evelyn Nakano Glenn, professor emerita of the Graduate School and founding director, Center for Race and Gender, at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver the inaugural CSWS Acker-Morgen Memorial Lecture on April 24, 2017.
Professor Glenn’s books include Forced […]
[ August 27, 2016; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Memorial Service: Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, Gerlinger Lounge, UO campus
June 22, 2016—CSWS received word of the passing of feminist scholar Joan Acker, a leader of the original group that established a center to study women at the University of Oregon. Born in 1924, she joined the UO faculty in 1967 after earning her PhD in […]
Source: Memorial set for revolutionary UO sociology professor Joan Acker | Around the O
See also: http://csws.uoregon.edu/memory-joan-acker-1924-2016/