Author: Jenee Wilde

Escallón awarded NEH fellowship

Assistant professor Maria Fernanda Escallón, anthropology, was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to complete her book project Excluded: Black Cultural Heritage and the Politics of Diversity in Colombia.

Maria Fernanda Escallón

The project examines why in Colombia disparities within Black groups continue to increase despite the heightened public attention for Afro-descendants and […]

Vitulli named American Mathematical Society fellow

CSWS faculty affiliate Marie Vitulli flew solo during her 35 years as the only female research mathematician at the University of Oregon. Last month she became the ninth UO faculty member to be named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Along the way, she launched the Women in Math Project, a website that has […]

Petition to support Freyd’s pay inequity complaint

Faculty and staff are invited to add their signatures to an
open letter in support of psychology professor Jennifer Freyd’s pay equity
complaint against the University of Oregon.

Professor Dare Baldwin, Department of Psychology and Clark
Honors College, posted the letter as a petition on change.org. “We are hoping to
garner a groundswell of support within UO and across […]

Kawai wins Eastern Oregon Film Festival awards

Masami Kawai

 Masami Kawai, assistant professor of cinema studies at University of Oregon, won the Audience Choice Best Short and Curator’s Pick Director to Watch awards at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival for her 2018 film, “Tides.” Kawai also received the 2020 summer humanities and creative arts faculty grant for writing a feature film screenplay. Her work explores race, […]

Podcast features Diana Garvin’s research on fascism and misogyny in the Italian far-right

Diana Garvin

A recent podcast highlights the research of Diana Garvin, Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the UO.

Treyf Podcast’s series on fascism and the far-right features an interview with Garvin about her research into Italian fascism’s attacks on women’s autonomy, as well as the inspiring ways that women […]

Javed to talk about honor killings in Pakistan March 9

[ March 9, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]

“In the Name of Honor: Evaluating the Impact of Weather Variability on Honor Killings in Pakistan”Monday, March 9, 12-1:30 p.m.Center for the Study of Women in Society Jane Grant Room (Hendricks 330)

In Pakistan, approximately 500 men and women are killed every year in the name of “honor.” In this talk, economics PhD student Amna Javed […]