Month: January 2017

CSWS symposium focused on food justice issues

January 24, 2017—Galvanized by fiery keynote speaker Saru Jayaraman, an audience comprised of more than 200 students, faculty, staff and community members participated in the CSWS symposium ”Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty” on January 23 at various locales on…

Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism

Alterity and Its Alternatives: A Conference on Gender and Judaism in honor of Judith Baskin May 23, 9:00-3:30, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art May 24, 9:00-3:30, Knight Library Browsing Room Plenary Talk and Dessert Reception May 24 7:30pm Ford Alumni…

CSWS Honored by UO MLK Awards

We could not be more proud of Director Michelle McKinley and Associate Director Sangita Gopal for their awards from the MLK Awards this past week. photos by Mickey Stellavato

Monique Balbuena’s book “Homeless Tongues” a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, whose book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (Stanford University Press, 2016, 256 pages) is a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic…

Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society

Source: Calls for Papers | Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society Signs Special Issue: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right As political events across the world have made clear, the right wing is ascendant: from the…

CSWS & UO Libraries Name 2016-17 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellows

January 19, 2017—Two U.S. scholars from opposite coasts were selected as recipients of the fourth annual Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship, funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) at the University of Oregon and…