Category: Gender

Mignon Moore: “Towards a Sociocultural History of Black Lesbian Sexuality and Community”

[ April 12, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Knight Library Browsing Room

Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies

Mignon Moore, Professor of Sociology and Department Chair, Barnard College and Columbia University

“Towards a Sociocultural History of Black Lesbian Sexuality and Community”

This work examines the development of community and identity around sexual desire for black sexual minority women in the  1950s and early 1960s.  Drawing from […]

New children’s book, movie put a song in professor’s heart

Editor’s note: CSWS is one of several UO units that awarded research funds to Prof. Ernesto Javier Martínez in support of this creative work.
A new book and film have a University of Oregon professor singing a happy tune.
December 10, 2018 (from Around the O)—Ernesto Javier Martínez, an associate professor of ethnic studies at the UO, […]

Scholar V Varun Chaudhry joins the CSWS staff as research assistant

CSWS welcomes scholar V Varun Chaudhry to the staff as pro tem research assistant.
Chaudhry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. His work focuses on the institutionalization of “transgender” in nonprofit and funding agencies through ethnographic research in Philadelphia, PA.
V Varun Chaudhry
V’s research has been generously supported by the Social […]

Queering Teacher Education Curriculum authors win an article of the year award

Nov. 9 – Three University of Oregon faculty members in the College of Education’s education studies earned the 2018 Francis P. Hunkins Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Jerry Rosiek, Alison Schmitke and Julie Heffeman wrote “Queering Teacher Education Curriculum: A Case Study of Lessons Learned in the […]

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]

Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group: invitation from a new CSWS RIG

[ October 12, 2018; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall

We are pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the year of the Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group supported by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Our first meeting will be Friday, Oct. 12, from 11-1 in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS (Hendricks Hall […]