Month: July 2016

Breathtaking History

Last night, on July 28, 2016, history was made when Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman to be nominated by one of the two major political parties in the United States. What’s more, her nomination comes as we prepare to say goodbye to our nation’s first black president. To be witnesses to this moment […]

disjecta – Disjecta Dialogues: Charlene Liu and Wendy Red Star in Conversation

[ July 31, 2016; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Cleaners, Ace Hotel
Portland, OR
403 SW 10th Avenue at Stark St

Please join us for a conversation on art, family, and culture with Charlene Liu and Wendy Red Star. Presented By Ace Hotel Portland

Charlene Liu is an associate professor and the printmaking coordinator in the UO Department of Art and a member of the CSWS Women […]

Memorial set for revolutionary UO sociology professor Joan Acker

Source: Memorial set for revolutionary UO sociology professor Joan Acker | Around the O
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Fantasmas de la historia: Racismo y Violencia Policial en los Estados Unidos

Following the events in Dallas, CSWS faculty affiliate Alaí Reyes-Santos was asked to submit a short piece about racism and racial profiling by the Spanish newspaper La Razon. Dr. Reyes-Santos, an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, said that she is “trying to make sense of all we have been living as […]

Black Lives Matter

A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. July 9, 2016. © Jonathan Bachman / Reuters
The Center for the Study of Women in Society affirms that Black Lives Matter and condemns the recent murders of […]

Jane Grant Fellow publishes article on internal migration of Oaxacan indigenous women

July 12, 2016—Iván Sandoval-Cervantes, the 2015-16 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship recipient, completed his PhD in anthropology at the University of Oregon in 2016 and is now a visiting assistant professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, at the University of Texas at El Paso.
His article, “Navigating the City: Internal Migration of Oaxacan Indigenous Women,” derived […]