Month: October 2009

Mozambique: News from the Field

Editor’s Note: Ingrid Nelson is one of eight UO students to receive a U.S. Student Program Fulbright award this year.  She has also received funding from CSWS for her research in Mozambique. This story is used by permission of the…

Women of Color Project

CSWS was awarded a Ford Foundation grant in March 2008 from the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW). “Diversifying the Leadership of Women’s Research Centers,” was meant to promote the leadership of women of color from historically underrepresented groups…

Changing Images of Japanese Workingwomen

by Alisa Freedman, Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Film Editor’s Note: In 2009, Professor Freedman received a CSWS Faculty Research Grant of nearly $4,000 to support her research in Japan. On October 28, she will offer a CSWS Noon…

CSWS Grant Winner Uses Photovoice in the Appalachian Coalfields

Shannon Elizabeth Bell is a sociology graduate student with an activist’s heart. In her first grant application to CSWS, Bell noted that women are at the fore of the anti-coal movement in central Appalachia, stepping out of their traditional Appalachian…