Author: alicee

Courtney Thorsson receives NEH Public Scholars Award

August 2018—Courtney Thorsson, associate professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars award in the amount of $60,000 for her project “The Sisterhood and Black Women’s Literary Organizing.”
Courtney Thorsson
This award will fund research and writing leading to publication of a cultural history of a group of […]

Bernice Yeung: “The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”

[ September 24, 2018; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Lewis Lounge
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”
Bernice Yeung, Investigative Reporter
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)

From the Reveal website: “Bernice Yeung is a reporter for Reveal, covering race and gender. Her work examines issues related to violence against women, labor and employment, immigration, […]

“Trans* and the Law,” Panel Discussion

[ October 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Rm. 110
1515 Agate St.

Panel Discussion: “Trans* and the Law”

Shannon Minter, Attorney
Paisley Currah, Professor
Moderator: Beatrice Dohrn, Director, Nonprofit Clinic, UO School of Law

SHANNON MINTER, ESQ. 

Shannon Minter is the Legal Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), one of the nation’s leading advocacy organizations for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender […]

Lesbian Oral History Project

New History for Future Generations
Lesbian Oral History documents gay women in Eugene
An article in the August 9th edition of Eugene Weekly highlights the work of the Lesbian Oral History Project being carried out by Linda Long, UO Libraries manuscripts librarian, and Judith Raiskin, associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Judith Raiskin […]

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 […]

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 9

[ October 9, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.

The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs 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 […]