Category: African Diasporas

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: […]

Christen Smith, “The Sequelae of Black Life in Brazil and the US: Violence, Gender, Space and Time”

[ March 5, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Knight Library      Browsing Room      1501 Kincaid St.    UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The Sequelae of Black Life in Brazil and the US:
Violence, Gender, Space and Time”
Christen Smith, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin

Bio

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Christen Smith researches engendered anti-Black state violence […]

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 […]

Islam, Feminism, and the Women’s Mosque Movement

[ October 27, 2017; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger 302
University of Oregon
Morning Session: 9 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Session: 2 pm – 5 pm

This event is free and open to the public. If you have questions about the event, please contact Kaley McCarty at kaleym@uoregon.edu for more details. For the detailed schedule, go to: https://mena.uoregon.edu/news-events/

Middle East and North Africa Studies Program Presents:

Islam, Feminism, and […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2017: Liz Bohls examines colonial women, slavery, and the politics of place

2017, Spring: CSWS Research Matters
“A Long Way from Home: Colonial Women, Slavery, and the Politics of Place,” by Elizabeth Bohls, Professor, Department of English
Elizabeth Bohl’s recent book, Slavery and the Politics of Place, culminates with a section on the place called home. Her research for this section was funded in part by a CSWS faculty […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016).

The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]