Category: Gender

CSWS Noon Talk: Megan Burke, “Heterosexuality, Sexual Violence and the Temporality of Femininity”

[ January 21, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Rm
330 Hendricks
1408 University
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“Heterosexuality, Sexual Violence and the Temporality of Femininity”
PhD candidate Megan Burke (philosophy) will give a lunch-time talk related to her dissertation research. This talk will examine the way in which sexual violence is integral to the production and lived experience of gendered subjectivity by focusing on the philosophical question of […]

“Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives” Symposium — 40th celebration

[ November 8, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_16817" align="alignright" width="240"] Painting by Miriam Johnson / courtesy of Ben Johnson[/caption]

Ballroom
Erb Memorial Union
1222 E. 13th Ave.
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Friday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., the “Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives” Symposium explores four decades of feminist research and activism through five interwoven themes: women’s rights, violence against women, women’s health, activism and […]

Kimberly Theidon — “Speaking of Silences: Gender, Violence and Reparations in Peru”

[ May 9, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid
University of Oregon
A talk by Dr. Kimberly Theidon (Harvard University)
Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist focusing on Latin America. Her research interests include domestic, structural and political violence; gender studies; human rights and international humanitarian law; the politics of post-war reparations; disarmament, demobilization and reintegration programs for ex-combatants; and US counter-narcotics policy.

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Juan Carlos Areán: “Transforming Men to End Violence Against Women”

[ April 10, 2014; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Lane Community College
Downtown Center
101 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR

Mr. Juan Carlos Areán is an internationally recognized public speaker, trainer and facilitator, published author and documentary film producer. Since 1991, he has worked to engage men across different cultures to become better fathers, intimate partners, and allies to end domestic violence and achieve gender equity. He […]

2013 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship and Graduate and Faculty Grant Awardees

Miriam Abelson planning her research trip to the southeastern U.S.
March 27, 2013—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon has awarded more than $70,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2013-14 academic year. Nine UO graduate students will receive […]

Prominent UO historian among those who filed an amicus brief in US Supreme Court case that contests the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act

Recent blog entries on the websites for Inside Higher Ed and the American Historical Association provide details of an amicus brief filed March 1 in US v. Windsor, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court contesting the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The brief, signed by the American Historical Association and a […]