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Take Back the Night Rally, March & Speak Out Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

[ April 25, 2019; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
The UO Women’s Center will conduct its annual Take Back the Night Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence on Thursday, April 25, 2019 starting at 6pm in the EMU Amphitheater.

Take Back the Night is a yearly international protest founded in 1976 which seeks to raise awareness about the realities of sexual […]

The 2019 Faculty Research Awards go to 24 UO scholars

Editor’s Note: Six feminist scholars are among those who will receive OVPRI’s 2019 Faculty Research Awards. They are Sangita Gopal, Deborah Green, Jocelyn Hollander, Lamia Karim, Judith Raiskin, and Lesley Jo Weaver.

From Around the O, April 8 — UO researchers and scholars examining everything from mapping the Internet to women filmmaking in India to the […]

2018-19 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship winner Laura Strait to talk about her research

[ May 30, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St., UO campus

Laura Strait, a Ph.D. candidate in Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication, will give a talk about her dissertation research, “Occupying a Third Place: Pro-Life Feminism, Legible Politics, and the Edge of Women’s Liberation,” on May 30, 2019, in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS, 330 […]

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa takes new post

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa recently accepted a position as the new Development Director for the MRG Foundation, which works for a more just and joyful Oregon by making grants to radical, cutting edge, and grassroots social justice groups across the state.

Dena Zaldúa

Zaldúa joined the staff of CSWS on July 1, 2016, in […]

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

Priscilla Peña Ovalle named 2019 president-elect for SCMS

March 21 – Priscilla Peña Ovalle, associate professor and department head in the Department of Cinema Studies, has been chosen as the 2019 president-elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. SCMS seeks to further media study within higher education and serves as a resource.

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

A long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, Ovalle is the author of the […]