Category: People

2019-20 CSWS Research Grant Awardees

CSWS is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship and our research grants for graduate students, faculty, and staff.

2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship

Celeste Reeb, Department of English, “Closed Captioning: Reading Between the Lines.”

2019-20 Graduate Research Awards

Marc Carpenter, Department of History, “Worthy of All Honors Accorded to the Brave”: Women’s Rights […]

Ana Lara receives a 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship in fiction

Recipients of the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowship include UO assistant professor Ana-Maurine Lara, a CSWS faculty affiliate, in the category of fiction. Oregon Literary Arts said their out-of-state judges spent several months evaluating the 400+ applications they received, and selected thirteen writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3,500 each.

Ana-Maurine Lara

BioAna-Maurine Lara, Ph.D., […]

The 2019 Faculty Research Awards go to 24 UO scholars

Editor’s Note: Six feminist scholars are among those who will receive OVPRI’s 2019 Faculty Research Awards. They are Sangita Gopal, Deborah Green, Jocelyn Hollander, Lamia Karim, Judith Raiskin, and Lesley Jo Weaver.

From Around the O, April 8 — UO researchers and scholars examining everything from mapping the Internet to women filmmaking in India to the […]

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa takes new post

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa recently accepted a position as the new Development Director for the MRG Foundation, which works for a more just and joyful Oregon by making grants to radical, cutting edge, and grassroots social justice groups across the state.

Dena Zaldúa

Zaldúa joined the staff of CSWS on July 1, 2016, in […]

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 […]