Source: AAUP Supports University of Oregon Faculty Member’s Claims Of Gender-Based Pay Disparity | AAUP
Freyd v. University of Oregon, No. 19-35428 (9th Cir. 2019)(appeal pending)
From AAUP: On September 30, 2019, the AAUP filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Professor Jennifer Freyd, who sued the University of Oregon (UO) […]
[ October 21, 2019; 4:00 pm; ]
2019-2020 UO Common Reading Selection: Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes
Helena María Viramontes is the Goldwin Smith Professor of English at Cornell University.
A story of loss and survival, Under the Feet of Jesus is a lyrical, powerful novel about the lives of the children, women, and men who endure a difficult existence and labor under dangerous […]
Stephanie Land, author of New York Times bestseller “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive,” will give a talk Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 175, Knight Law Center.
Land’s memoir details her life as a single mother on the edge of
poverty, navigating the bureaucracy of government assistance and […]
[ January 23, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
UO geographer Yi Yu, the 2017-18 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow, will give a presentation on her research titled “Prison of Love:” Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China. The talk will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 4 pm in the EMU Miller Room.
This talk is […]
[ 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, […]
Editor’s Note: Through CSWS Faculty Research Grants, CSWS has supported the research of faculty affiliate Eileen Otis.
From Oregon Quarterly—The first time UO sociologist Eileen Otis walked into a Walmart, she was far from home—Kunming, China, to be exact. She was immediately struck by how greatly the Chinese version of the massive retailer differed from […]