Tag: University of Oregon

CSWS-funded project takes a close look at traditional Western discourse surrounding female genital cutting

Who Defines “Mutilation”? Challenging Imperialism in the Discourse of Female Genital Cutting
Courtney Smith (back row, center)
by Courtney Smith / From: Feminist Formations / Volume 23, Issue 1, Spring 2011 /pp. 25-46 | 10.1353/ff.2011.0009
See also: global.gender.current » Blog Archive » Unpacking female body “mutilation” in Senegal and the U.S.
Courtney Smith received a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant […]

Ruth Ozeki, “A Tale for the Time Being” — Reading & Booksigning

[ May 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Fir Room, 1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus, Eugene    FREE & open to the public
Ruth Ozeki is a Canadian-American novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her new novel, A Tale for the Time Being, was published in March by Viking. She is also the author of My Year of Meats and All Over […]

“Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan”—Special Report by Anita Weiss for the U.S. Institute of Peace

May 1, 2012—The United States Institute of Peace issued “Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan,” Special Report 305,  by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head of the University of Oregon Department of International Studies and vice president of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies.
About the Report
There are a variety of contexts […]