Category: Students

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 […]

Travel Grants for Graduate Students: Nov. 30 deadline

[ November 30, 2018; 5:00 pm; ] Travel Grants

Deadline: November 30, 2018. These small grants (up to $300) are being offered for UO graduate students only, for travel expenses to be incurred during Academic Year 2018-19 (by June 30, 2019). These grants provide partial support for travel to present papers that relate to women and gender at a conference, or for […]

CSWS advisory board member Andrea Herrera interviewed for New York Magazine

April 3, 2018—CSWS advisory board member Andrea P. Herrera was interviewed as a sociologist and parent for one of New York Magazine‘s current cover stories: “It’s a Theyby! Raising the Gender Creative Child.” Her comments appear toward the middle of the article and beyond.
Herrera is a doctoral candidate in the UO Department of Sociology and […]

AAUW of Oregon offers 2 scholarships to National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

January 23, 2018—Applications are still open for two scholarships being offered by AAUW of Oregon for the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. Application: https://aauw-or.aauw.net/files/2017/11/2018-NCCWSL-app.pdf

 Please check out all of the details about the conference at AAUW.org.

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), the nation’s premier conference for college women. It is a transformative […]