Category: Research

Courtney Thorsson receives NEH Public Scholars Award

August 2018—Courtney Thorsson, associate professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars award in the amount of $60,000 for her project “The Sisterhood and Black Women’s Literary Organizing.”
Courtney Thorsson
This award will fund research and writing leading to publication of a cultural history of a group of […]

Lesbian Oral History Project

New History for Future Generations
Lesbian Oral History documents gay women in Eugene
An article in the August 9th edition of Eugene Weekly highlights the work of the Lesbian Oral History Project being carried out by Linda Long, UO Libraries manuscripts librarian, and Judith Raiskin, associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
Judith Raiskin […]

Barbara Sutton “Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina”

[ October 25, 2018; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University Street
UO campus
Free & open to the public

Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina

Barbara Sutton, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York

Notable: Barbara Sutton is the 2002 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow and a former student of Joan Acker […]

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Black Latina the Play

[ October 19, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Hope Theatre
Free admission

UO Latinx Strategies Group, UO Black Strategies Group, and UO Theatre Arts present:

Black Latina the Play on Friday, Oct 19th at 7:30pm at the Hope Theatre

BLACK LATINA IS one STORY OF BEING A BLACK LATINA IN THE U.S.

Performance followed by a conversation with writer and director Ms. Crystal Roman

Event information: blogs.uoregon.edu/blacklatina

Two workshops will be […]

Conversation & mixer with Ginetta Candelario, editor of the feminist journal Meridians

[ October 19, 2018; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
University of Oregon

Join us for a conversation and mixer with Ginetta Candelario, editor of the feminist journal Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism. Open to all students and faculty.

About Meridians: Meridians, an interdisciplinary feminist journal, provides a forum for the finest scholarship and creative work by and about women of color in U.S. […]