Category: People

“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 […]

Ellen Herman Receives ACLS Fellowship

Ellen Herman
Professor Ellen Herman, UO Department of History, recently won a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship. Herman, a CSWS faculty affiliate, will research the topic, “Autism, Between Rights and Risks.”
Abstract
“Adjudicating rights and managing risks have been two of the most important responsibilities of government in modern U.S. history. Since 1945, the expansion […]

Kate Mondloch Receives ACLS Fellowship

Kate Mondloch
UO assistant professor Kate Mondloch, Department of Art History, recently won a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship.
“I plan to write the first half of my second book while holding the ACLS Fellowship (which coincides with my sabbatical research leave),“ Mondloch said. “The book is a theoretical and historical analysis of media […]

Lamia Karim Interviewed by Wall Street Journal Reporter for Her Expertise on Microfinance

March 8, 2011: Court Upholds Yunus Sacking from Grameen — Wall Street Journal (A high court in Bangladesh Tuesday upheld a central bank decision last week that Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus must resign as head of the microfinance bank he founded, intensifying a struggle between Mr. Yunus and the government of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh […]

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim Interviewed on NPR

Listen to UO anthropology professor Lamia Karim on NPR’s All Things Considered:
http://www.npr.org/2011/03/02/134208312/nobel-winner-removed-from-bank-he-founded
Lamia Karim, associate professor of the University of Oregon Department of Anthropology and associate director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, was interviewed March 2 on NPR for her expertise on microfinance and the Grameen Bank. The story, titled […]