Category: Academic

2019-20 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

CSWS is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2019-20 Research Grants for graduate students, faculty, and staff.

Graduate Research Awards

Marc Carpenter, Department of History, “Worthy of All Honors Accorded to the Brave”: Women’s Rights and the Sanctification of Race War in Oregon, 1890 – 1919.”  Mazie Giustina Fund for Women in the Northwest         Michelle Dreiling, […]

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 […]

PSU NEW Leadership Oregon Applications Open: Women Student Leadership Training

[ February 21, 2019; ]

Application due Feb. 21, 2019 for PSU’s NEW Leadership Oregon program.
The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite female-identifying students at your college/university to apply for our 16th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) program!
Thank you so much for encouraging female-identifying students in your life to lead. We know that […]

Queering Teacher Education Curriculum authors win an article of the year award

Nov. 9 – Three University of Oregon faculty members in the College of Education’s education studies earned the 2018 Francis P. Hunkins Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Jerry Rosiek, Alison Schmitke and Julie Heffeman wrote “Queering Teacher Education Curriculum: A Case Study of Lessons Learned in the […]

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]