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Petition urges UO to support caregivers, testimonials demonstrate need

Recently, CSWS sent an urgent request to University of Oregon leadership asking for action to alleviate labor inequities for faculty, staff, and GEs that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic.

As the quotes from faculty testimonials below demonstrate, COVID-19 has uncovered many aspects of our institutional practice that have historically rendered the labor of caregivers invisible […]

CSWS celebrates affiliate promotions

CSWS is delighted to extend congratulations to those members of the community who have received tenure and promotion and especially to faculty in our CSWS community:

Gabriela Pérez Báez, associate professor, Department of Linguistics; Kemi Balogun, associate professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Stuart Chinn, professor, School of Law; Tara Fickle, associate professor, […]

CSWS launches the Campaign for Caregivers

By Michelle McKinley, CSWS Director

In December, 2006, I accepted a tenure track position at the University of Oregon. I was a single mother with a tribe of young kids. I was broke, having gone through a bitter and expensive custody battle with my ex-husband who resisted my taking our children permanently out of state. I […]

Labor inequities for faculty and GE caregivers during COVID-19: A call to action

Editor’s note: See comments below for responses to this open letter. Click here for information and updates on the Caregiver Campaign.

Dear Colleagues:

We are writing with an urgent request to university leadership, the United Academics, and the UO Senate, deans, and department heads. COVID-19 has uncovered many aspects of our institutional practice that have historically […]

Practicing Resistance: Becoming & Growing as an Ally

[ February 11, 2019; February 12, 2019; ]
PRACTICING RESISTANCE:
BECOMING & GROWING AS AN ALLY

Allyship Trainings for the UO Campus & Eugene/Springfield Community
With facilitator Dena Zaldúa
CSWS invites you to join us to learn — or refresh your knowledge of — how to be a part of The Resistance with TWO days of trainings!
RSVP REQUIRED!

Both days of trainings will take place at:
Many Nations Longhouse
University of […]

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 9

[ October 3, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ]  
The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost invite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.
New and current faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend this event to welcome new women faculty to campus, which will be an opportunity for participants […]