Category: Academic

Celeste Reeb Selected as the 2019-20 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow

A committee of feminist faculty members unanimously selected
Celeste Reeb as the recipient of the 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation
Fellowship, awarded annually by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society
to support a PhD candidate already advanced to candidacy in writing their
dissertation on women and gender.

Celeste Reeb

Reeb’s work on her dissertation topic — “Closed Captioning:
Reading […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019-20 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

CSWS is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship and our research grants for graduate students, faculty, and staff.

2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship

Celeste Reeb, Department of English, “Closed Captioning: Reading Between the Lines.”

2019-20 Graduate Research Awards

Marc Carpenter, Department of History, “Worthy of All Honors Accorded to the Brave”: Women’s Rights […]

Four UO graduate students awarded CSWS Travel Grants

February 19, 2019—The Center for the Study of Women in Society selected four UO graduate students—Quinn Akina, Tara Keegan, Maggie Newton, and Carla Osorio-Veliz—as the recipients of our 2018-19 CSWS Travel Grants. All four will be presenting papers at conferences and will receive $300 each to support their travel expenses.

Quinn Akina, a graduate employee in […]

Cine-Lit 9—A conference on Hispanic Cinema and Literature

[ March 8, 2019 to March 11, 2019. ] Locations: UO PDX and PSU
See also: https://around.uoregon.edu/content/women-hispanic-film-and-literature-focus-pdx-gathering
Founded in 1990, Cine-Lit is the continuing, cooperative organization between the University of Oregon, Portland State University, and Oregon State University that, in conjunction with the Portland International Film Festival, organizes an international symposium on Hispanic film and literature every 3-4 years. The conference is held at the UO […]