Category: Research

New book from Erin McKenna

Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends
a new book from Erin McKenna, Professor, UO Department of Philosophy
Erin McKenna’s new book, Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends, has been
published by the University of Georgia Press.
Erin McKenna
Description from the publisher’s website:
“Most livestock in the United States currently live in cramped and unhealthy confinement, have few stable social relationships with humans […]

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology Lynn Stephen

From Around the O
March 22, 2018—UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, a renowned scholar of Latin American studies, has been awarded a prestigious Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Stephen is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the graduate faculty in ethnic studies. She is also […]

Marie Vitulli publishes two articles on women in mathematics

Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics and a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, recently published a pair of articles relevant to Women’s History Month in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 65, No. 3. One is a 25-year-long study of gender (and citizenship) differences in first jobs of PhDs from US institutions. The other […]

Joy Harjo Interview: UO Today

 
 

Oregon Humanities Center
Published on Feb 15, 2018
Joy Harjo, an enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, is a poet, musician, and author. She is the Professor and Chair of Excellence at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Harjo discusses and reads her poetry. Her eight books of poetry include the recent Conflict Resolution for Holy […]

New Book by Mai-Lin Cheng: “British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest”

A new book by CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng “explores the importance to Romantic literature of a concept of human interest.” British Romanticism and the Literature of Human Interest was published in December 2017 by Bucknell University Press and co-published by Rowman & Littlefield. It is part of Bucknell’s Series in Transits: Literature, Thought & […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]