Month: June 2019

John Collins: Ethnographies of US Empire

[ March 13, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

John Collins, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Queens College & the CUNY Graduate Center

Since the mid-1990s, John Collins has conducted ethnographic research on UNESCO world heritage sites, urban restoration programs, and their relationships to national histories and racial politics in Brazil. This gave rise to his first book, Revolt of the Saints: […]

Priscilla Ovalle named 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies

CSWS joins the Department of Cinema Studies in congratulating Priscilla Peña Ovalle, Cinema Studies associate professor and department head, as the 2019 President-Elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the […]

2019 Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to all faculty, and especially to our CSWS faculty affiliates and WOC affiliates who received promotions, with several earning tenure. They include:

Kari Norgaard

Yvonne Braun, Professor, International Studies Sharon Luk, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Kari Norgaard, Professor, Sociology and Environmental Studies Stephanie Teves, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies and Women’s, Gender, […]

Queer Studies Lecture: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

[ May 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, cultural, and performance studies. […]

Mathematics professor emerita Marie Vitulli continues to distinguish herself

Marie Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics, was honored in January as a Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics, during the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore. The AWM Fellows Program was established “to recognize individuals who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences, consistent with […]

Caroline Forell receives the highest award given by the law school

Caroline Forell, Professor Emerita, UO School of Law, received the 2019 UO Law School Meritorious Service Award at law school graduation. 

Established in 1984, The Meritorious Service Award is the highest award given by the law school. It is given each year at commencement to a person or persons who has made extraordinary contributions to legal education […]