Category: Research

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

NALAC awards artist grant to Ernesto Martínez

February 20, 2019—Ernesto Javier Martínez has been awarded a $5,000 NFA Artist Grant from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC). An associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, Martínez is also a member of the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Advisory Board.

Martínez is one […]

Four UO graduate students awarded CSWS Travel Grants

February 19, 2019—The Center for the Study of Women in Society selected four UO graduate students—Quinn Akina, Tara Keegan, Maggie Newton, and Carla Osorio-Veliz—as the recipients of our 2018-19 CSWS Travel Grants. All four will be presenting papers at conferences and will receive $300 each to support their travel expenses.

Quinn Akina, a graduate employee in […]

Alberto Mira: “Inocencia y experiencia: infancias diferentes en Estiu 1993 (Clara Simó) y Pa negre (Agustí Villaronga)”

[ March 6, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Room 240C
McKenzie Hall
UO campus

A public lecture by Alberto Mira, Oxford Brookes University

“Inocencia y experiencia: infancias diferentes en Estiu 1993 (Clara Simó) y Pa negre (Agustí Villaronga)”

Public lecture and QA: Wednesday March 6, 2019 3:30-5pm at 240C McKenzie

Additionally, there will be a workshop with graduate students and faculty: Wednesday March 6, 2019 12pm-1pm at Friendly 109.

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Steven Marsh: “Cast Adrift: Zama as an Historical Film of Non-Arrival”

[ March 7, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Room 240C
McKenzie Hall

Public lecture with Q&A: Steven Marsh, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Cast Adrift: Zama as an Historical Film of Non-Arrival”

Public lecture and QA: Thursday March 7, 2019 3:30-5pm at 240C McKenzie

Workshop with graduate students and faculty: Thursday March 7, 2019 10am-11am
at Friendly 109

Sponsored by Department of Romance Languages; cosponsored by CSWS and other UO […]

UO Today: Columbia professor Mae Ngai speaks on the history of immigration

UO Today #729 guest: Mae Ngai

Mae Ngai on UO Today

Mae Ngai, professor of History and Lung Family
Professor of Asian American Studies at Columbia University, is the
2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. She discusses the history of immigration to
the United States; and talks about how restrictive immigration policy
leads to increased illegal immigration. Ngai critiques […]