Month: February 2017

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016). The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional…

CSWS Research Matters Winter 2017: Kemi Balogun’s book project on beauty diplomacy in Nigeria

2017, Winter: CSWS Research Matters “Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry,” by Oluwakemi M. “Kemi” Balogun, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology Kemi Balogun writes about her…

Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena

Source: Ta-Nehisi Coates gets real about racism at sold-out Knight Arena | Around the O February 7, 2017—“Ta-Nehisi Coates is known for his willingness to shine an uncompromising light on uncomfortable subjects. “When the National Book Award-winning author of the…

Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. “The appointment is effective…

Aletta Biersack’s coedited volume “Gender Violence and Human Rights” now available

February 2, 2017—Cultural anthropologist Aletta Biersack, whose research in Papua, New Guinea, has been supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, has two new volumes just out. The University of Oregon professor emerita of anthropology is coeditor of Gender…

Women’s History Month starts with film, panel discussion

Source: Women’s History Month starts with film, panel discussion | Around the O In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the UO Division of Equity and Inclusion is hosting a special program, “Yes We Can!” on Monday, March 6,…