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CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium presents: MemoirFest

[ May 12, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Hall
Alumni Lounge
1468 University
UO campus map

MemoirFest program
You’re invited to MemoirFest, an all-day symposium on women writers and memoir. MemoirFest will feature presentations and panel discussions by Debra Gwartney, Crystal Williams, Lidia Yuknavitch, Lauren Kessler, Margarita Donnelly, Elizabeth Reis, and Dominick Vetri. Registered participants are invited to take part in roundtable discussions with the panelists on […]

The Register-Guard BOOK NOTES: Readings, events, workshops, etc.

BOOK NOTES: Readings, events, workshops, etc..
UO professor’s book looks at problems of microfinance
The dark side of microfinance is explored in a new book by Lamia Karim, the associate director of the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.
“Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh” offers a […]

Daniel HoSang: Research Matters Spring 2011

Reproductive Justice on the Ballot by Daniel HoSang, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Departments of Ethnic Studies and Political Science
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Daniel HoSang’s paper is now available online in the Spring 2011 issue of CSWS Research Matters. The UO Center for the Study of Women in Society supported research related […]

New Book on Gay Latino Studies

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader
edited by Michael Hames-García  and Ernesto Javier Martínez
Duke University Press
(April 2011)
384 pages
Michael Hames-García is professor of Ethnic Studies at UO. Ernesto Javier Martínez is assistant professor of Ethnic Studies and of Women’s and Gender Studies at UO. Both are CSWS faculty affiliates.
Publisher’s Synopsis
Ernesto Martínez Lecture

“Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels”—Courtney Thorsson

[ April 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
CSWS Noon Talk—Courtney Thorsson
Professor Thorsson, UO Department of English, will discuss her forthcoming book Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels. Women’s Work argues that late twentieth-century novels by Toni Cade Bambara, Ntozake Shange, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, and Toni Morrison reclaim and revise cultural nationalism.

HoSang Honored as “Outstanding Historian”

Daniel HoSang
University of Oregon professor Daniel Martinez HoSang was selected by the Organization of American Historians (OAH) to receive the 2011 James A. Rawley Prize, which is given annually for the best book dealing with the history of race relations in the United States. HoSang’s book Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar […]