Category: Community Outreach

Campus unrest can be a time to advance, not panic, VP writes | Around the O

“American universities may be missing out on the chance learn and evolve by reacting defensively when students take to the streets to demand change, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, the UO’s vice president for equity and inclusion, in The Chronicle of Higher…

Multi-Lingual “Speak Out”

Dear Colleagues and Students, In response to reports of colleagues and students who have felt uneasy speaking languages other than English—particularly Spanish—in public in the days since the election, and out of a wish to celebrate and make audible as…

CSWS table at New Graduate Student Resource Fair and Orientation

2016-2017 New Graduate Student Resource Fair and Orientation on Tuesday, September 20th on the EMU green between the EMU and Straub Hall. A student vists the CSWS table hosted by CSWS director Michelle McKinley, associate professor of law, and Dena…

Sephardic Cultures class to focus on Ladino music

Public Lecture: October 10, 6:00 pm, 145 Straub Hall, 1451 Onyx Street; “Myths, Lies and Truths: The Re-Invention of Ladino Song as Ancient” Concert: October 9, 7:30 pm at The Shedd; “Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom” Class: October 10, 12:00-1:50pm,…

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants” A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines…

UO Today interview with author Ariel Gore

UO Today interviews Ariel Gore, editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Gore appeared at the 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, held May 6 – 8, 2016, on…