Category: Gender

Michael Hames-García Edits Spring 2014 Aztlán Spotlight Dossier on Jotería Studies

Incoming CSWS director Michael Hames-García (professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies) edited a special “Dossier” section on jotería studies for the journal Aztlán (Vol. 39, No. 1, Spring 2014).
From the UCLA website description: “This collection of twelve articles, curated by Michael Hames-García (University of Oregon), offers a variety of perspectives on jotería studies, which Hames-García identifies as […]

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with Ana-Maurine Lara

[ November 21, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research
Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic […]

Jenée Wilde Awarded CSWS Fellowship for Research on Science Fiction and Bisexuality

Jeneé Wilde
Jenée Wilde, a PhD candidate in English and Folklore, has received the 2014-15 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship for her interdisciplinary research project on bisexual representation, science fiction, and the overlaps among bisexual and fan communities.
Awarded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Jane Grant Fellowship includes a $12,000 stipend, tuition […]

Mia McKenzie: Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series

[ April 14, 2015; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Global Scholars Great Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Room 123

The ASUO Women’s Center Presents the Lyllye B. Parker Women of Color Speaker Series: Mia McKenzie

Mia McKenzie is a black feminist writer and a smart, scrappy Philadelphian. She is a nerd and the creator of Black Girl Dangerous, a multi-faceted forum for the literary and artistic expression of […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Jenée Wilde, “Bridging Humanities and Social Science Methods in PhD Research”

[ April 8, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St.
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Jenée Wilde discusses the challenges and rewards of mixing ethnographic research methods with approaches to literary and visual media in her interdisciplinary project “Speculative Fictions, Bisexual Lives: Changing Frameworks of Sexual Desire.”

Wilde is the 2014-15 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship Award recipient. A PhD candidate in […]

Karma R. Chávez Interview Featured in Fembot’s “Books Aren’t Dead”

Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) interview for April 2014 is now available on the Fembot website. In this BAD interview Magie Ramírez (Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington) talks with Karma R. Chávez (Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison), author of Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2013).
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