Category: Transgender

Miriam Abelson: Book Colloquium

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Location: Browsing Room, Knight Library

Miriam Abelson returns to the University of Oregon for a colloquium, with a panel of commentators, to discuss her forthcoming book, Men in Place: Trans Masculinity, Race, and Sexuality in America, due out in March from the University of Minnesota Press. This book is based on her PhD research.

Miriam […]

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 […]

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 | […]

“Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures” Panel Discussion

[ October 3, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Knight Law Center
NEW ROOM LOCATION: Room 175
1515 Agate St.
Panel Discussion: “Trans* Law: Opportunities and Futures”

Paisley Currah, Professor, Brooklyn College & CUNY
Asaf Orr, Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Moderator: Beatrice Dohrn, Director, Nonprofit Clinic, UO School of Law

Sponsors: Center for the Study of Women in Society, The Tom and Carol Williams Fund for […]

“Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System,” Leigh Goodmark

[ November 10, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Rm 110
Knight Law School
UO campus

Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland, will speak at the UO School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic on November 10, 2017 at 12 pm in room 110. Her talk is titled, “Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System.”

She is one of several speakers invited this year by the Domestic […]

“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.
UO campus map
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 […]