The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues in American Higher Education
coedited by Stephanie Fryberg and Ernesto Javier Martínez (Palgrave MacMillan, October 2014, 320 pp)
“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 (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.
“In Pakistan, myriad constituencies are grappling with reinterpreting women’s rights. This book analyzes the Government of Pakistan’s construction of […]
“Fathers who take time off to bond with a new child face many of the same workplace repercussions as women, interim UO President Scott Coltrane told The New York Times for an article that appeared online Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.” See this story in its entirety at: Fathers still face stigma on family leave, Coltrane […]
October 1, 2014, Eugene, OR—A survey by UO professor Jennifer Freyd (Psychology) and graduate students Carly Smith and Marina Rosenthal reveals that 35 percent of female students at the University of Oregon have had sexual experiences without consent. The survey was funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society along with private […]
[ 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 […]
Mary K. Rothbart
Two UO scientists join prestigious academy | Around the O.
October 8, 2014—Professor Mary K. Rothbart, professor emerita of psychology and one of the founding members of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, was inducted into the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences in a ceremony last weekend in […]