Category: Research

Dance and the Hollywood Latina—Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Dance and the Hollywood Latina a new book by Priscilla Peña Ovalle UO assistant professor of film and media studies and a CSWS affiliate Now available from Rutgers University Press From the Rutgers University Press website: “Dance and the Hollywood…

Racial Propositions—Daniel HoSang

Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California a new book by Daniel Martinez HoSang Now available from University of California Press Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon assistant professor, Ethnic Studies Department and the Department of Political Science,…

Yvonne Braun Receives Enloe Award

Lesotho, a small, resource-poor country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, is in the midst of one of the largest dam development projects in the world—and tens of thousands of Basotho people are being affected by it. University of…

CSWS Grantee Jennifer Erickson Interviewed

“What happens when white, ethnically Muslim refugees from a once-strong paternalist, socialist state like Bosnia-Herzegovina come to the United States, where economic self-sufficiency is the ultimate goal? How do Black, Christian Southern Sudanese—many of whom had little experience with running…

Men, Women, Muxe: Mexico’s Third Gender

CSWS Executive Committee member Lynn Stephen recently appeared on the CNN program “Men, Women, Muxe” in the series “The World’s Untold Stories.” Stephen—director of the University of Oregon’s Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of…

Two CSWS Faculty Affiliates Named Guggenheim Fellows

A biology professor and an anthropologist from the University of Oregon with ties to the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society were recently named 2010 Guggenheim Fellows, among 180 artists, scientists and scholars across the United States…