Tag: UO

Homelessness and Home: videos on homeless women in Eugene

Jana Thrift, videographer
Homelessness and Home is the website of the Community Philosophy Institute in the UO Philosophy Department. The purpose of the website is “to support creative, intellectual, and practical address of the problems of homelessness. The UO Community Philosophy Institute seeks to consider contemporary homelessness in our own community of Eugene, Oregon, and beyond.”
The […]

The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education, a new book coedited by Ernesto Martínez

The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education
coedited by Stephanie Fryberg and Ernesto Javier Martínez (Palgrave MacMillan, October 2014, 320 pp)
Publisher’s synopsis
“Many universities in the twenty-first century claim ‘diversity’ as a core value, but fall short in transforming institutional practices. The disparity between what universities claim as a value and what they accomplish […]

Interpreting Islam, Modernity, and Women’s Rights in Pakistan — a new book by Anita Weiss

Interpreting Islam, Modernity, and Women’s Rights in Pakistan (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2014) is the latest book by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head, UO Department of International Studies. Professor Weiss is a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate.
Publisher’s synopsis
“In Pakistan, myriad constituencies are grappling with reinterpreting women’s rights. This book analyzes the Government of Pakistan’s construction of […]

Conference: Studying Sex in China

[ October 5, 2015 4:00 pm to October 6, 2015 6:00 pm. ]


Reception following the Oct. 6 panel discussion

Seminar: Modernity and Sex in China
Oct. 5, 2015 | 4:00 P.M.
101 Peterson Hall
935 E. 13th

Jin Jiang, Department of History, East China Normal University, Shanghai, “Concepts of Sex in Modern China.”  During the period of modernization in the early 20th century, the concept of sex, xing, became highly politicized as […]

An Interview with CSWS Director Michael Hames-García

Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez
Editor’s Note: This is a full-length version of the interview that appears in shorter form in the 2014 CSWS Annual Review.
By Jenée Wilde, PhD Candidate, UO Department of English (Folklore)
Michael Hames-García is a professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at University of Oregon. Originally from Portland, he […]

2014 CSWS Annual Review Now Available

If you are a CSWS faculty affiliate, research interest group member, supporter, contributor, or UO administrator, the 2014 CSWS Annual Review will be landing soon in your mailbox. You can also access this 28-page publication online now.
2014 CSWS Annual Review Contents

An Interview with Michael Hames-García, Director, CSWS

Special Section: Collaborative Research

The Collaboration Continuum, by Michael Hames-García
Collaboration […]