Category: Gender

Jafari Sinclaire Allen: “Black/Queer Here & There: Ethnography of An Idea”

[ March 11, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union
Gumwood Rm
1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

Jafari Sinclaire Allen will give a talk on “Black/Queer Here & There: Ethnography of An Idea” on March 11. Dr. Allen is an associate professor of African American studies and anthropology at Yale University who works at the intersections of [queer] sexuality, gender and blackness. He is also […]

Anjali Arondekar—“Telling Tales: Sexuality’s Fictions”

[ March 3, 2015; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

Anjali Arondekar is an associate professor of Feminist Studies and Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of sexuality, geopolitics and historiography. Her first book, For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009), won the 2010 Alan Bray […]

“Habits of Leaking: Of Sluts and Network Cards,” a seminar with Wayne Morse Chair Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

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Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Wayne Morse Chair visitor during winter term, will offer a lunchtime seminar at the Center for the Study of Women in Society. The date has been changed to February 19, 2015, at noon. Dr. Chun’s forthcoming article “Habits of Leaking: Of Sluts and Network Cards” will form the basis of […]

Brown Bag Discussion: “Feminist Approaches to Mandatory Reporting of Sexual Violence”

[ April 23, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant  Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
A Brown Bag Discussion: “Feminist Approaches to Mandatory Reporting of Sexual Violence”
According to UO President Gottfredson’s message dated Dec. 7, 2012, “Oregon law requires that all University employees with credible evidence that any form of prohibited discrimination by or against students, faculty or staff is occurring have a duty […]

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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PDF of Event Schedule

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 […]