Category: Research

Unrest in the Aisles, an OQ story about the research of Eileen Otis

Editor’s Note: Through CSWS Faculty Research Grants, CSWS has supported the research of faculty affiliate Eileen Otis.
From Oregon Quarterly—The first time UO sociologist Eileen Otis walked into a Walmart, she was far from home—Kunming, China, to be exact. She was immediately struck by how greatly the Chinese version of the massive retailer differed from […]

Alisa Freedman TEDx Talk: “Female Exchange Students during the Postwar Era”

 

June 1, 2018—Alisa Freedman, back from a sabbatical year doing research in Japan, recently gave a TEDx talk about her CSWS-supported research on Japanese women who studied in the U.S. from 1949-1966. Freedman teaches Japanese literature & film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and is newly promoted to full professor.

 


Margaret Redsteer talks about the effects of climate change on the Navajo Nation

UO Today #710 guest: Margaret Redsteer
Posted on May 15th, 2018 in Oregon Humanities Center, UO Today
 
Margaret Hiza Redsteer is a research scientist focused on geology, landscape ecology, water quality, climate change and its impacts on Native American communities, and tracking these impacts using local and traditional knowledge. She discusses how climate change is impacting the Navajo […]

2018-19 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants

April 9, 2018—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $67,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2018-19 academic year. The research being funded includes projects focused in Senegal, Ghana, the Caribbean, and across the […]

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

From Around the O: Judith Eisen honored
April 20, 2018—UO biologist Judith Eisen is best known to the world as a pioneer in using zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system.
On campus, in addition to her research, she played a lead role in establishing the Science Literacy Program and has influenced how faculty members […]

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages).
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. Lani Teves is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. A CSWS faculty […]