Month: December 2012

Celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by Writing Women into Wikipedia!

[ March 8, 2013; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. March 9, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_15998" align="alignright" width="210"] Sarah Stierch Will Lead Free Workshop March 8 (Matthew Roth, Wikimedia Foundation)[/caption]

Celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month by teaching and encouraging our community members to become Wikipedians and by adding women to Wikipedia’s content.

Friday, March 8, 3-5 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room: Sarah Stierch, who trained as a fellow […]

The New Cult of Motherhood: From Rosemary’s Baby to Twilight Breaking Dawn

[ May 10, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] a


Jacqua Academic Center
1615 E. 13th Ave.

A Talk by Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Chair of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided by calling (541) 346-3386.

“Conjugal Chains” — Michelle McKinley — Works-in-Progress Talk

[ May 10, 2013; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Knight Law School
Faculty Lounge
UO campus

Discussion of Michelle McKinley’s work-in-progress. McKinley is an associate professor of law, UO School of Law, and a member of the CSWS Advisory Board.

Commentators are: Carlos Aguirre, professor of history, University of Oregon; and Barbara Welke, professor, of history and law, University of Minnesota.

For the abstract and chapter, contact: Michelle McKinley, […]

Fembot Launches Books Aren’t Dead, a New Monthly Podcast Interview

December 3, 2012—The Fembot Collective today launched its new monthly podcast interview, Books Aren’t Dead (BAD). BAD is Fembot’s series of monthly interviews with feminist authors of recent books on media, science, and technology. Fembot’s first BAD podcast is with Joan Haran (Cardiff University) who interviews Sarah Kember (Goldsmiths, University of London) on her latest […]

“Bachelors, Boxing, and Boy-ology: American Catholicism in the ‘City of Men’, 1880-1930”

[ March 6, 2013; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 375 McKenzie
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Professor Amy Koehlinger’s lecture derives from her forthcoming book, Rosaries and Rope Burns: Boxing and Manhood in American Catholicism, 1890-1970. Koehlinger holds a Ph.D in religious studies from Yale and an M.A. in history from the University of Oregon. She has published widely on the history of American Catholicism and was […]

“Athletes, Geeks, and Gamers: Exploring Gender and Professional E-sports”

[ February 28, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

T.L. Taylor is an associate professor of  Comparative Media Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-author of Ethnography and Virtual Worlds: A Handbook of Method (with T. Boellstorff, B. Nardi, and C. Pearce; Princeton University Press, 2012), and the author of  Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the […]