Tag: Research Matters

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 […]

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2017: Kemi Balogun’s book project on beauty diplomacy in Nigeria

2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters
“Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology
Kemi Balogun writes about her book project, in which she compares the production, symbolism, and political controversies surrounding four pageants to show […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2015: Ana-Maurine Lara’s “Landlines” explores the ideas of home and homeland

Ana-Maurine Lara
Fall 2015: CSWS Research Matters   See also: A Public Performance

“LANDLINES” by Ana-Maurine Lara, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology
LANDLINES is a performance poetry project funded through the Oregon Arts Commission, and which explored ideas of home and homeland. This latest issue of CSWS Research Matters explores the research behind the project.

Dr. Ana-Maurine […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2015: Alaí Reyes-Santos, “Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles”

Spring 2015: CSWS Research Matters 
“Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles,” by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon 
Department of Ethnic Studies
Our Caribbean Kin, published by Rutgers University Press in 2015, disentangles the affective component of political solidarity in the Antilles. Alaí Reyes-Santos received faculty grant support from CSWS for research […]