Category: Research

Lesbian Oral History Project to become part of UO collections

Editor’s Note: CSWS is supporting this research through a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, with funds from the Mazie Giustina Endowment for Research on Women in the Northwest.
September 10, 2018 (reprinted from Around the O)—The history of Eugene’s lesbian community from the 1960s through the 1990s will be kept alive through video interviews and archival documents […]

“Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures” Panel Discussion

[ October 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
Rm. 110
1515 Agate St.
Panel Discussion: “Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures”

Paisley Currah, Professor, Brooklyn College & CUNY
Asaf Orr, Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Moderator: Beatrice Dohrn, Director, Nonprofit Clinic, UO School of Law

Sponsors: Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education, School […]

Joane Nagel: “Gender and Climate Change”

[ November 30, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Room 175
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Gender and Climate Change
a lecture by Joane Nagel

Joane Nagel is University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas. She is a political and cultural sociologist whose work focuses on ethnicities, genders, and sexualities in the US and the global system and the […]

Barbara Sutton “Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina”

[ October 25, 2018; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University Street
UO campus
Free & open to the public

Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina

Barbara Sutton, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York

Notable: Barbara Sutton is the 2002 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow and a former student of Joan Acker […]

Courtney Thorsson receives NEH Public Scholars Award

August 2018—Courtney Thorsson, associate professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars award in the amount of $60,000 for her project “The Sisterhood and Black Women’s Literary Organizing.”
Courtney Thorsson
This award will fund research and writing leading to publication of a cultural history of a group of […]

Lesbian Oral History Project

New History for Future Generations
Lesbian Oral History documents gay women in Eugene
An article in the August 9th edition of Eugene Weekly highlights the work of the Lesbian Oral History Project being carried out by Linda Long, UO Libraries manuscripts librarian, and Judith Raiskin, associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Judith Raiskin […]