Category: Faculty affiliates

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

Priscilla Peña Ovalle named 2019 president-elect for SCMS

March 21 – Priscilla Peña Ovalle, associate professor and department head in the Department of Cinema Studies, has been chosen as the 2019 president-elect for the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. SCMS seeks to further media study within higher education and serves as a resource.

Priscilla Peña Ovalle

A long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, Ovalle is the author of the […]

Tannaz Farsi named 2019 Bonnie Bronson Fellow

Editor’s Note: Tannaz Farsi is a CSWS faculty affiliate. The following announcement comes from the UO College of Design website.

February 22, 2019—The Bonnie Bronson Fund has named the School of Art + Design’s Associate Professor of Art Tannaz Farsi as the 28th annual Bonnie Bronson Fellow. The prestigious fellowship fosters artists based in the Pacific […]

Sharon Luk honored with book prize for “The Life of Paper”

Luk Receives Matei Calinescu Prize from the Modern Language Association

Sharon Luk, assistant professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, has been awarded the Matei Calinescu Prize for her book, The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Capacity. The award is given by the Modern Language Association, which works […]

CSWS End-of-Year Celebration

[ May 28, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Redwood RoomErb Memorial Union1222 E. 13th Ave.UO campus

The Center for the Study of Women in Society invites you to an end-of-year celebration.

Come to close out the academic year, congratulate our newly promoted colleagues, new books and prizes, and wish bon voyage to those departing for other shores.

Light refreshments will be served

Sharon Luk: OHC Books-in-Print Talk

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
Sharon Luk, an assistant professor of ethnic studies, will present “The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity” on May 10 at noon, in Room 159, Prince Lucien Campbell Hall. Luk’s talk explores the “evolution of racism and confinement in California history,” including the early detention of Chinese migrants, the internment of […]