Month: October 2018

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]

2018 CSWS Annual Review now available

2018 CSWS Annual Review
The 2018 CSWS Annual Review is now available online. In this issue, you can read about the research of faculty members Ernesto Martínez, Shoniqua Roach, Michelle Byrne, Linda Long, Judith Raiskin, and Eileen Otis, as well as graduate students Laura Strait, Angela Rovak, Lola Loustaunau, Lacey Guest, Margaret Bostrom, and others. There’s […]

Marie Vitulli named 2019 AWM Fellow

 
 
Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was recently named a 2019 AWM Fellow by the Association for Women in Mathematics. Prof. Vitulli is a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate.
According to the AWM website, Vitulli was selected “for her exceptional efforts to promote women in mathematics through her […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: A Speaker Series

Mireille Miller-Young
UC Santa Barbara
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.
Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work
Emily A. Owens
Brown University
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Sexuality, Slavery, Affect
Ethnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Erica R. Edwards
Rutgers
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Feminism, Internationalism, State Power
Jennifer C. Nash
Northwestern
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 […]

CSWS Research Grant Workshop

[ November 27, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Conference Rm
1408 University St.

Join CSWS director Michelle McKinley and operations manager Dena Zaldua 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 […]