Tag: Michelle McKinley

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

[ May 25, 2017; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Book Celebration: May 25
Knight Law Center
UO campus

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). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m., and lunch in between.

The […]

CSWS Leaders Honored at 2017 MLK Awards

January 18, 2017—CSWS director Michelle McKinley and associate director Sangita Gopal were among those honored at this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Luncheon presented by the University of Oregon’s Division of Equity and Inclusion at the Ford Alumni Center on the UO campus. They were recognized for their exemplary work to further civil rights, […]

CSWS Welcomes New Director & New Operations Manager

Michelle McKinley (left) & Dena Zaldúa / photo by Alice Evans
June 27, 2016—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon welcomes two new leaders to its staff effective July 1, 2016.
Law professor Michelle McKinley has been appointed as the next director of CSWS. Dena Zaldúa was hired for the […]

UO Law Professor Michelle McKinley Awarded a 2015 Fulbright Fellowship

Michelle McKinley
March 31, 2015—Michelle McKinley, an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Law and a long-time faculty affiliate and board member of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, has been named a 2015 Fulbright Fellow. This prestigious fellowship will support the expansion of McKinley’s work on Hispanic urban […]

“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America” with Professor Michelle McKinley

[ January 27, 2014; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Lewis Lounge, Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
UO campus
The University of Oregon School of Law presents the Bernard B. Kliks Professorship lecture:
“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America,” with Professor Michelle McKinley

How could enslaved women assert legal claims to personhood, wages, and virtue, when the law regarded them as mere property? […]