Category: People

Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty on October 9

[ October 9, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.

The Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs invite you to a reception to welcome new women faculty to campus.

New and current faculty at the University of Oregon are invited to attend this event to welcome new women faculty to campus, which […]

Lesbian Oral History Project to become part of UO collections

Editor’s Note: CSWS is supporting this research through a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, with funds from the Mazie Giustina Endowment for Research on Women in the Northwest.
September 10, 2018 (reprinted from Around the O)—The history of Eugene’s lesbian community from the 1960s through the 1990s will be kept alive through video interviews and archival documents […]

Barbara Sutton “Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina”

[ October 25, 2018; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University Street
UO campus
Free & open to the public

Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina

Barbara Sutton, Associate Professor
Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
University at Albany, State University of New York

Notable: Barbara Sutton is the 2002 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow and a former student of Joan Acker and Sandi […]

Yvonne Braun named associate vice provost for academic affairs

Editor’s Note: Yvonne Braun has served on the CSWS Advisory Board the past two years.
August 20, 2018—Yvonne Braun, head of the UO’s Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, has been selected for a half-time position as associate vice provost for academic affairs.
Braun, also an associate professor in the Department of International Studies, will continue […]

Courtney Thorsson receives NEH Public Scholars Award

August 2018—Courtney Thorsson, associate professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars award in the amount of $60,000 for her project “The Sisterhood and Black Women’s Literary Organizing.”
Courtney Thorsson
This award will fund research and writing leading to publication of a cultural history of a group of […]

Lesbian Oral History Project

New History for Future Generations
Lesbian Oral History documents gay women in Eugene
An article in the August 9th edition of Eugene Weekly highlights the work of the Lesbian Oral History Project being carried out by Linda Long, UO Libraries manuscripts librarian, and Judith Raiskin, associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Judith Raiskin […]