Category: News

NYT interviews Escallón about pandemic’s effects on female faculty

Maria Fernanda Escallón
Maria Fernanda Escallón, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and mother to a 3-year-old daughter, is featured in an Oct. 6 New York Times story about how the pandemic is impacting women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
After the pandemic […]

Oct. 7 Talk to Explore Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation After the Genome

This fall, the Wayne Morse Center celebrates 20 years of promoting civic engagement, inclusive democracy, and justice with a series of talks on the theme of science, policy, and the public:
The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome 
Wednesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m.
Featuring Alondra Nelson, Institute for Advanced Study and Social Science Research Council. 
This […]

In Memoriam: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg
Professor emerita and CSWS affiliate Caroline Forell, School of Law​​​​​​, has written an account of her relationship to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Around The O. Forell taught Women & the Law for 25 years in the School of Law. She is co-author of the book “A Law of Her Own: The Reasonable Woman […]

Caregiver networks available to UO community members

From Around the O, Sept. 21, 2020:

The University of Oregon has launched two new caregiving resources, Care Provider Network and Shared Care Network, exclusively for the UO community to help faculty members, staff and students meet caregiving needs while balancing school and work responsibilities.
“We recognize that our community is contending with uncertainties on many […]

Talks to Celebrate Wayne Morse Center’s 20th Anniversary

This fall, the Wayne Morse Center celebrates 20 years of promoting civic engagement, inclusive democracy, and justice with a series of talks on the theme of science, policy, and the public:
The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome 
Wednesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m.
Featuring Alondra Nelson, Institute for Advanced Study and Social Science Research Council. 
This […]

Tara Fickle Wins American Book Award

Tara Fickle
CSWS faculty affiliate Tara Fickle, associate professor of English, has been named a 2020 American Book Award winner for her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (New York University Press).
The book publisher describes The Race Card as follows: “As Pokémon Go reshaped our neighborhood geographies and the human flows […]