Category: Research

Podcast features Diana Garvin’s research on fascism and misogyny in the Italian far-right

Diana Garvin

A recent podcast highlights the research of Diana Garvin, Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the UO.

Treyf Podcast’s series on fascism and the far-right features an interview with Garvin about her research into Italian fascism’s attacks on women’s autonomy, as well as the inspiring ways that women […]

Sylvanna M. Falcón, “Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

[ February 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series 

“Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

Sylvanna M. Falcón, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Sylvanna M. Falcón is an associate professor in the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and the director of the Research Center for the Americas at […]

Call for Papers: The Sexual Politics of Freedom

[ February 21, 2020; ]
CALL FOR PAPERS: The Sexual Politics of FreedomPlease submit abstracts (approx. 250 words) to sexualpolitics.freedom@gmail.com by the 21st of February 2020.

https://thesexualpoliticsoffreedom.blogspot.com/

Conference: May 22nd & 23rd  2020Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway 

Keynote speakers: Prof Ratna Kapur (QMUL) and Prof Linda Martín Alcoff (CUNY)

At stake in framing the theme of this conference in terms of ‘the […]

Librarian Tatiana Bryant coauthors article based on CSWS-supported research

Tatiana Bryant, then at UO Libraries, received a 2017-18 CSWS Faculty Grant Award as well as a CSWS Travel grant in support of research for the project “Gender Performance and Identity in Librarianship.”

She recently coauthored an article that is the first in a series based on the study this grant supported. Bryant is now […]

John Collins: Ethnographies of US Empire

[ March 13, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

John Collins, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Queens College & the CUNY Graduate Center

Since the mid-1990s, John Collins has conducted ethnographic research on UNESCO world heritage sites, urban restoration programs, and their relationships to national histories and racial politics in Brazil. This gave rise to his first book, Revolt of the Saints: […]

Queer Studies Lecture: Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

[ May 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

Queer Studies Lecture

“Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance”

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan 

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes lists his main research interests as queer/LGBT Hispanic Caribbean (Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican) studies, U.S. Latina/o, and Latin American literary, cultural, and performance studies. […]