Category: African Diasporas

“Gender, Sexuality, and Leisure in Africa” Symposium

Knight Library Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus The symposium will bring together a group of multi-disciplinary scholars who work on different regions of Africa to present works-in-progress for an edited volume focused on issues of leisure and expressive…

“Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS,” a lecture by Sanyu Mojola

Knight Library Studio A 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus A lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Gender in Africa and the African Diaspora Research Interest Group. Sanyu A. Mojola is an associate professor in…

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2015: Alaí Reyes-Santos, “Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles”

Spring 2015: CSWS Research Matters  “Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles,” by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon 
Department of Ethnic Studies Our Caribbean Kin, published by Rutgers University Press in 2015, disentangles the affective component…

Michelle McKinley wins the Ligia Parra Jahn Award

UO law professor and CSWS affiliate Michelle McKinley is the 2014 winner of the Ligia Parra Jahn Award. This award is given for the best publication (book or article) on women’s history or publication written by a woman and published…

Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles—a new book by Alaí Reyes-Santos

The research for this new book by Alaí Reyes-Santos, assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, was supported in part by a CSWS Faculty Research Grant. Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles, by Alaí Reyes-Santos (Rutgers University…