Category: Research

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]

Producing Literature & Film for Queer Latinx Youth

[ October 13, 2018; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] EMU—145
Crater Lake South Room

A Film Discussion and Book Celebration

Join Ernesto Martínez and others for a discussion of the groundbreaking new bilingual queer Latinx children’s book When We Love Someone We Sing To Them, and get a “sneak peak” of our new short film La Serenata. Light refreshments provided.

Maya Christina González, award-winning queer Chicana Illustrator, author, progressive educator and publisher. www.reflectionpress.com
Adelina Anthony, critically acclaimed […]

Native Play Reading Series: “Salmon is Everything: Community-Based Theater on the Klamath Watershed”

[ December 5, 2018; 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia Street, Eugene, OR
Editor’s Note: Author Theresa May is an associate professor in theatre arts and a CSWS faculty affiliate whose research has been supported by CSWS.
Come out to the Many Nations Longhouse for a night of community-centered Native drama featuring faculty, staff, students, and community members from the UO/Eugene Native […]

Shoniqua Roach: UO Today interview

In case you missed it, here is the link to UO Today’s interview with Shoniqua Roach. From the Oregon Humanities Center website: “Shoniqua Roach is an assistant professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Oregon. Roach discusses her research interest in post-civil rights era black popular culture, especially the work of […]

Joane Nagel: “Gender and Climate Change”

[ November 30, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Room 175
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
Gender and Climate Change, a lecture by Joane Nagel
Joane Nagel, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Kansas, is a political and cultural sociologist whose work focuses on ethnicities, genders, and sexualities in the US and the global system and the militarization […]

Panel at Sydney conference will honor CSWS founder Joan Acker

Two University of Oregon professors will participate this week in a conference panel in Sydney, Australia, that honors the memory of CSWS founder and long-time director Joan Acker. The panel, titled  “Traveling with Joan: A Panel of Global Feminist Scholarship in Honor of Joan Acker,” will take place on the final day of the 10th Biennial Gender, Work & […]