Author: alicee

Food in the Field—a new CSWS Research Interest Group

“Food in the Field” is a new CSWS interdisciplinary research interest group (RIG) that investigates ideas in the field of food studies, the operations of cultural fields related to food consumption, and the gendered labor that takes place in the farm fields of food production. RIG coordinator Jennifer Burns Levin, an instructor of literature in […]

CSWS Faculty Affiliates Win Awards

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors its faculty affiliates who are among those named as University of Oregon Award Winners 2010–11.
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National Academy of Sciences
Geraldine “Geri” Richmond, chemistry
Fulbright Fellow
Stephen Wooten, anthropology, African studies and international studies
Thomas F. Herman Awards for Distinguished Teaching
Barbara Altmann, Romance languages
Ersted Award for Distinguished […]

Jane Grant Fellowship Awardee Wins Additional Honors

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors 2010 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship awardee Ingrid Nelson, geography, who in 2010-11 received these additional awards:

Fulbright Fellowship, Fulbright Commission
Society of Woman Geographers Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research

CSWS Noon Talk: “The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana,” Leslie Steeves

[ May 30, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Rm
330 Hendricks
1408 University St.

“Technology, Gender and Education for Development: The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana”

Leslie Steeves, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, will talk about her research and show a clip from her documentary-in-progress.

UO Today #478: Theresa May and Gordon Bettles

UO Today #478: Theresa May and Gordon Bettles
Gordon Bettles
Theresa May
Gordon Bettles, steward of the UO’s Many Nations Longhouse and member of the Klamath tribe, appears with Theresa May, Theatre Arts and codeveloper of the play “Salmon is Everything.” They talk about the importance of salmon to Native culture and the devastating fish kill on the […]

“Vertamae Grosvenor’s Revolutionary Recipes”—Courtney Thorsson

[ May 23, 2012; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
UO campus
FITF Works-in-Progress Series
“Vertamae Grosvenor’s Revolutionary Recipes”

Abstract: Professor Thorsson will be discussing her work in progress, “Revolutionary Recipes: Foodways and African American Literature.” “Revolutionary Recipes” argues that a group of African American poems, novels, and cookbooks construct race, gender, and class through culinary discourse. Thorsson’s talk will draw from “Vertamae Grosvenor’s […]