Category: Faculty affiliates

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]

Marie Vitulli named 2019 AWM Fellow

 
 
Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was recently named a 2019 AWM Fellow by the Association for Women in Mathematics. Prof. Vitulli is a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate.
According to the AWM website, Vitulli was selected “for her exceptional efforts to promote women in mathematics through her […]

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 […]

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 […]