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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 | […]

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]

2018 CSWS Annual Review now available

2018 CSWS Annual Review
The 2018 CSWS Annual Review is now available online. In this issue, you can read about the research of faculty members Ernesto Martínez, Shoniqua Roach, Michelle Byrne, Linda Long, Judith Raiskin, and Eileen Otis, as well as graduate students Laura Strait, Angela Rovak, Lola Loustaunau, Lacey Guest, Margaret Bostrom, and others. There’s […]

Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group: invitation from a new CSWS RIG

[ October 12, 2018; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall

We are pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the year of the Inclusive Pedagogies Research Interest Group supported by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Our first meeting will be Friday, Oct. 12, from 11-1 in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS (Hendricks Hall […]

Lesbian Oral History Project to become part of UO collections

Editor’s Note: CSWS is supporting this research through a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, with funds from the Mazie Giustina Endowment for Research on Women in the Northwest.
September 10, 2018 (reprinted from Around the O)—The history of Eugene’s lesbian community from the 1960s through the 1990s will be kept alive through video interviews and archival documents […]

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 […]