Tag: Kristin Yarris

Professors Kristin Yarris & Rhacel Parrenas to discuss Yarris’s recent book

[ March 7, 2018; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

Please mark your calendars March 7 at 10:30 am for a discussion of Professor Kristin Yarris’s book, Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families, published by Stanford University Press.

This will be a discussion between Professor Rhacel Parrenas, visiting from the University of Southern California, and Professor […]

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

Article Text from Around the O:
The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

CSWS faculty affiliates among those honored with UO teaching awards

Source: Eleven faculty members receive UO’s highest teaching honors | Around the O
May 23, 2017—Two CSWS faculty affiliates are among those to receive UO’s highest teaching honors.
Elly Vandegrift
Elly Vandegrift, senior instructor I, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences; received the Thomas F. Herman Award for Specialized Pedagogy.
Kristin Yarris with Scott Coltrane
Kristin Yarris, assistant […]

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]