January 2011—Michael Hames-Garcia, professor and head of the Ethnic Studies Department; Janis Weeks, professor of biology; and Tina Gutierez-Schmich, a professional development specialist in the Center on Diversity and Community, are among the winners of the 2011 Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards at the University of Oregon. All three are associated with the Center for […]
[ January 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Knight Law Center
A Talk by Arlene Stein
This talk celebrates the 10th anniversary of the publication of The Stranger Next Door: The Story of a Small Community’s Battle Over Sex, Faith, and Civil Rights (which won the American Anthropological Association’s Ruth Benedict Award) and considers the current terrain of sexuality politics in Oregon and […]
[ January 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
Maggie Evans is a graduate student in the UO Department of English.
This presentation will focus on gendered ideas about speech and silence in the compressed, evasive poetry of Lorine Niedecker, a twentieth-century American poet. It will analyze Niedecker’s correspondence and poetry to explore the productive tension in modern and postmodern […]
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship. Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]
CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim’s upcoming book has made it to the Huffington Post’s Most Anticipated List of Books for 2011.
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh is due out from University of Minnesota Press the end of March.
Lamia Karim is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.
The first […]
Have you seen our new CSWS blog, Women’s Rights in a Global World?
This blog accompanies our year-long series of symposia, lectures, and workshops related to the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and was specifically inspired by the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof […]