Category: Human Rights

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: A Speaker Series

Mireille Miller-Young
UC Santa Barbara
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.
Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work
Emily A. Owens
Brown University
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Sexuality, Slavery, Affect
Ethnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Erica R. Edwards
Rutgers
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Feminism, Internationalism, State Power
Jennifer C. Nash
Northwestern
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 […]

Bernice Yeung: “The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”

[ September 24, 2018; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ] Lewis Lounge
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”
Bernice Yeung, Investigative Reporter
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)

From the Reveal website: “Bernice Yeung is a reporter for Reveal, covering race and gender. Her work examines issues related to violence against women, labor and employment, immigration, […]

DOLORES: Film Screening with director Peter Bratt

[ October 22, 2018; 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Redwood Auditorium
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.

Film Screening & Discussion with film director Peter Bratt: DOLORES

DOLORES HUERTA 

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the […]

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association.
Professor Beck was recently promoted to associate professor in the UO Department of Political Science.
Beck is co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research […]

CSWS Advisory Board member publishes article on the Trump administration’s immigration policy

Editor’s Note: Dyana Mason is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board.
Around the O / Professor publishes article on president’s immigration policy
June 15, 2018—Dyana Mason, an assistant professor of planning, public policy and management, recently authored an article for The Conversation on the Trump administration’s effect on immigrant children.
The article focuses on the financial and […]