Month: June 2018

Shoniqua Roach: UO Today interview

In case you missed it, here is the link to UO Today’s interview with Shoniqua Roach. From the Oregon Humanities Center website: “Shoniqua Roach is an assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon. Roach discusses her research interest in post-civil rights era black popular culture, especially the work of […]

Joane Nagel: “Gender and Climate Change”

[ November 30, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Room 175
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Gender and Climate Change, a lecture by Joane Nagel
Joane Nagel, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas, is a political and cultural sociologist whose work focuses on ethnicities, genders, and sexualities in the US and the global system and the militarization […]

Travel Grants for Graduate Students: Nov. 30 deadline

[ November 30, 2018; 5:00 pm; ] Travel Grants

Deadline: November 30, 2018. These small grants (up to $300) are being offered for UO graduate students only, for travel expenses to be incurred during Academic Year 2018-19 (by June 30, 2019). These grants provide partial support for travel to present papers that relate to women and gender at a conference, or for […]

DOLORES: Film Screening with director Peter Bratt

[ October 22, 2018; 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Redwood Auditorium
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.

Film Screening & Discussion with film director Peter Bratt: DOLORES

DOLORES HUERTA 

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the […]

Three CSWS faculty affiliates win Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

June 19, 2018—Three CSWS faculty affiliates are among the 15 UO faculty members selected for the prestigious Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for 2018-19, which were announced this week by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar.
The three scholars are:

Judith Eisen, professor, biology
Ernesto Martinez, associate professor, ethnic studies
Rocio Zambrana, associate professor, philosophy

Ernesto Martinez is a current member of […]

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]