Category: RIGs

Native American Studies Colloquium: book release celebration for Lani Teves

[ January 25, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Prof. Lani Teves’ book release, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

The Department of Ethnic Studies and Native Studies Program invite you to a special edition of the Native American Studies Colloquium Series to celebrate the publication of Lani Teves’ new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. This event will take place at the […]

CSWS welcomes Hypatia team

New Editorial Team Chosen for Hypatia

(adapted from the Department of Philosophy website)—After an extensive search, a new editorial team for Hypatia has been enthusiastically and unanimously accepted by the search committee and the newly reconstructed nonprofit board. The new coeditors are: Bonnie J. Mann, Erin McKenna, Camisha Russell, and Rocío Zambrana, all of the […]

Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group: invitation from a new CSWS RIG

[ October 12, 2018; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall

We are pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the year of the Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group supported by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Our first meeting will be Friday, Oct. 12, from 11-1 in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS (Hendricks Hall […]

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Erin Beck’s new book, “How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs”

How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs
by Erin Beck. Duke University Press (May 2017)
Erin Beck is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Oregon, a CSWS faculty affiliate, and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Publisher’s Synopsis
“In How Development Projects Persist Erin Beck examines microfinance NGOs working in Guatemala and problematizes the accepted […]