Category: Students

CSWS research grants due Jan. 27

[ January 27, 2020; ]

Applications for Academic Year 2020-21 research grants, including the prestigious Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, are due Jan. 27, 2020.

Faculty and staff can apply for grants of up to $6,000 and graduate students can apply for grants of up to $3,000 to support research and/or creative work on women and gender. In addition, doctoral candidates can […]

Fall 2019 Graduate Student Writing Workshops

[ November 6, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. November 20, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
Condon 260

Fall 2019 Graduate Student Writing Workshops

Both workshops take place in Condon 260 from 12-1 p.m. To register, click on the links below.

November 6: Making Your ArgumentWhat are the qualities of a great academic argument (or thesis)? What’s the difference between your research question and your argument? What are some strategies you can use […]

Grad student travel grants due Dec. 2

[ December 2, 2019; ]
The Center for the Study of Women in Society invites applications for grants that provide partial support for travel expenses for University of Oregon graduate students for a presentation at a conference or a workshop related to women and gender.

These small grants (up to $300) are being offered for graduate student travel expenses […]

Four UO graduate students awarded CSWS Travel Grants

February 19, 2019—The Center for the Study of Women in Society selected four UO graduate students—Quinn Akina, Tara Keegan, Maggie Newton, and Carla Osorio-Veliz—as the recipients of our 2018-19 CSWS Travel Grants. All four will be presenting papers at conferences and will receive $300 each to support their travel expenses.

Quinn Akina, a graduate employee in […]

“Bixa Travesty”

[ March 2, 2019; 4:45 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Lawrence Hall 177, UO campus

In conjunction with the UO Queer Film Festival, there will be a screening of the film Bixa Travesty (Brazil, 2018). This is a documentary about Linn Da Quebrada, a black trans woman hip pop artist, musician, and performer from  São Paulo. She raises her voice for queers of color from the favelas. 

Students from Professor Mayra Bottaro’s winter […]

A “Prison of Love”: Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China

[ January 23, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
UO geographer Yi Yu, the 2017-18 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellow, will give a presentation on her research titled “Prison of Love:” Exploitation and the promotion of “care ethics” for female care workers in China. The talk will take place on Wednesday, January 23 at 4 pm in the EMU Miller Room.

Yi Yu

This talk is […]