Category: Research

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.
CSWS awarded […]

Emily Owens: Sexuality, Slavery, Affect

[ December 6, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] EMU 145
Crater Lake South

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: A Speaker Series
Sexuality, Slavery, Affect
Emily A. Owens teaches at Brown University in the Department of History. She works on the history of sexuality and slavery.

This talk draws from her first book project, Fantasies of Consent: Sex, Affect and Commerce in Antebellum New Orleans, and discusses the lives […]

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 […]

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]

Shoniqua Roach: UO Today interview

In case you missed it, here is the link to UO Today’s interview with Shoniqua Roach. From the Oregon Humanities Center website: “Shoniqua Roach is an assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon. Roach discusses her research interest in post-civil rights era black popular culture, especially the work of […]

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]