Month: June 2016

Application period now closed for 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship

[ September 2, 2016; 5:00 pm; ] Application Deadline: Friday, September 2, 2016

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Le Guin Funding Details

March 15, 2016—Competition is now open for the 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship. Now in its fourth year, the fellowship is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and the […]

CSWS faculty affiliates Elly Vandegrift and Daniel HoSang receive teaching honors

June 27, 2016—Two CSWS faculty affiliates were selected as this year’s recipients of the UO’s Williams Fellowships. Elly Vandegrift, associate director of the UO Science Literacy Program and a senior instructor in biology, and Daniel HoSang, an associate professor of ethnic studies and political science, are known for innovative teaching and their ability to inspire […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Joan Haran, “Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects”

[ October 26, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects

a CSWS Noon Talk presented by visiting scholar Joan Haran

“What can we learn from the activisms of SF writers and fans and how can we practice our own research activisms? I suggest that exploring these questions is particularly urgent at a moment […]

Two long-time CSWS faculty affiliates receive Faculty Excellence Awards 

June 10, 2016—Long-time CSWS faculty affiliates Lisa Gilman and Courtney Thorsson are among 15 recipients of the 2016-17 Faculty Excellence Award. The Faculty Excellence Award is granted through the UO Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs.
The award —“designed to further the university’s commitment to improving its academic quality and reputation by recognizing, supporting and […]

Four selected to receive CSWS Travel Grants

June 9, 2016 — CSWS took in a record number of travel grant applications during the spring-term 2016 submission period. Out of 32 UO faculty and graduate applicants, two faculty members and two graduate students were selected to receive CSWS Travel Grants at $400 apiece to support travel related to their professional work.They are Shabnam […]

“The Literature of Location: Readings by Shibasaki Tomoka”

[ October 11, 2016; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 13, 2016; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] 10/13 Bilingual Reading: 2 PM Crater Lake Room North, 146 Erb Memorial Union
10/11 Film Screening: 7:30 PM, Global Scholars Hall 132

Public bilingual reading by award-winning Japanese writer Shibasaki Tomoka, author of the novel Kyo-no dekigoto (2000), the basis for the 2004 film of the same name. Known for her thoughtful female characters and her attention […]