Month: June 2017

McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” celebrated at Knight Law School

May 25, 2017—With panel discussions, a keynote, and a festive reception, CSWS celebrated the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700, at the Knight Law School on the UO campus. The book, published by Cambridge University Press, explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms […]

Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors

Editor’s Note: The Food Studies Program was incubated in part through the CSWS Food in the Field Research Interest Group.
Source: Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors | Around the O
June 9, 2017—“Eight undergraduate students will graduate this spring and summer with a minor in food studies, the first such degrees […]

“Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System,” Leigh Goodmark

[ November 10, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Rm 110
Knight Law School
UO campus

Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland, will speak at the UO School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic on November 10, 2017 at 12 pm in room 110. Her talk is titled, “Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System.”

She is one of several speakers invited this year by the Domestic […]

Gina Herrmann receives both an NEH grant and a UO Excellence Award for mentorship

June 6, 2017—In a ceremony on the UO campus on Tuesday, the UO Graduate School awarded Gina Herrmann its Excellence Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Graduate Studies. Herrmann, a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Languages. This award goes to “honor faculty and staff who provide the […]

Julie Voelker-Morris awarded Williams Fellowship for commitment to undergraduate education

June 6, 2017—CSWS faculty affiliate Julie Voelker-Morris is one of two UO faculty members selected to receive 2017-18 Williams Fellowships for commitment to undergraduate education.
From Around the O:
Julie Voelker-Morris
“Voelker-Morris, a senior instructor of the Arts and Administration Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, is known for continuously striving to improve student learning […]

Grants Info Session

[ November 8, 2017; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Rm
1408 University St.

Join CSWS director Michelle McKinley and operations manager Dena Frazier as they discuss the grant application process for CSWS faculty and graduate student research grants, including the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about CSWS research grants

For research articles by previous grant awardees