Category: People

Bollywood’s Global Push—UO Professor Interviewed in The Christian Science Monitor

June 13, 2011—The Christian Science Monitor: Bollywood’s global push.
The Christian Science Monitor contacted Sangita Gopal, UO associate professor of English and a Bollywood expert, for a feature article on India’s prolific film industry.
“Sangita Gopal attributes the enduring popularity of Indian films abroad to the extravagant song-and-dance sequences that don’t require viewers to understand […]

Stretched Thin—Book About Welfare Reform Written by UO Researchers Is Up for Prestigious Award

Authors Sandra Morgen (left), Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt.
A book about poor families and welfare written by three feminist scholars—an anthropologist and two sociologists—is a finalist for the prestigious C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work, and Welfare Reform was written by Sandra […]

Former CSWS Grant Recipient Makes WAVES

Editor’s Update: Homefront Heroines reached its funding goal on June 29
June 2011—Kathleen M. Ryan, Ph.D., received a CSWS graduate student research grant in 2007 while working on her doctorate in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Her project, “When Flags Flew High: Propaganda, Memory and Oral History for World War II Female […]

CSWS Faculty Affiliates Win Awards

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors its faculty affiliates who are among those named as University of Oregon Award Winners 2010–11.
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National Academy of Sciences
Geraldine “Geri” Richmond, chemistry
Fulbright Fellow
Stephen Wooten, anthropology, African studies and international studies
Thomas F. Herman Awards for Distinguished Teaching
Barbara Altmann, Romance languages
Ersted Award for Distinguished […]

Jane Grant Fellowship Awardee Wins Additional Honors

The Center for the Study of Women in Society honors 2010 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship awardee Ingrid Nelson, geography, who in 2010-11 received these additional awards:

Fulbright Fellowship, Fulbright Commission
Society of Woman Geographers Evelyn L. Pruitt National Fellowship for Dissertation Research

CSWS Noon Talk: “The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana,” Leslie Steeves

[ May 30, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Rm
330 Hendricks
1408 University St.

“Technology, Gender and Education for Development: The One Laptop Per Child Project in Ghana”

Leslie Steeves, Professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication, will talk about her research and show a clip from her documentary-in-progress.