Category: Films

Former CSWS Grant Recipient Makes WAVES

Editor’s Update: Homefront Heroines reached its funding goal on June 29
June 2011—Kathleen M. Ryan, Ph.D., received a CSWS graduate student research grant in 2007 while working on her doctorate in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Her project, “When Flags Flew High: Propaganda, Memory and Oral History for World War II Female […]

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a documentary film by Sharon Sherman

[ April 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus
Free Film Showing
Whatever Happened to Zulay? An Otavaleña’s Journey is the story of a remarkable Ecuadoran woman who went through several life changes and maintained some continuity in her life, a continuity that made her successful in a new world, and surprisingly, at the same time remain attached to her […]

Addressing Violence: In the Lives of South Asian Women

[ February 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] a

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Lillis Building, Room 111
UO campus
Free and open to the public
Film Presentation and Panel Discussion

Join us for this moving and engaging film directed by Deepa Mehta and discussion led by representatives from the South Asian Women’s Empowerment and Resource Alliance (SAWERA) and Family and Community Empowerment (FACE).

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women […]

Dance and the Hollywood Latina—Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Dance and the Hollywood Latina
a new book by Priscilla Peña Ovalle
UO assistant professor of film and media studies and a CSWS affiliate
Now available from Rutgers University Press
From the Rutgers University Press website:
“Dance and the Hollywood Latina asks why every Latina star in Hollywood history, from Dolores Del Rio in the 1920s to Jennifer Lopez […]

CSWS Celebrates Women’s History Month with Presentations at Local Schools

Michele Aichele
The Center for the Study of Women in Society is playing an active community role in celebrating Women’s History Month this March by sending UO graduate students and professors into Eugene School District 4J classrooms through its Road Scholars Program. The scholars will speak to the 2010 theme of the National Women’s History Project, […]

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a research paper by Sharon R. Sherman

Professor Sharon Sherman shoots documentary footage on location in a small Andean village in Ecuador. Anthropologist Mabel Preloran is on the far left.
Documentary filmmaker Sharon R. Sherman’s paper “Whatever Happened to Zulay?” is now available online in the Winter 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
Argentine filmmaker Jorge Preloran and anthropologist Mabel Preloran made a film […]