Category: Research

CSWS Noon Talk: “Sentence and Silence in Lorine Niedecker’s Poetry”—Maggie Evans

[ January 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks Hall
Jane Grant Room
UO campus

Maggie Evans is a graduate student in the UO Department of English.

This presentation will focus on gendered ideas about speech and silence in the compressed, evasive poetry of Lorine Niedecker, a twentieth-century American poet. It will analyze Niedecker’s correspondence and poetry to explore the productive tension in modern and postmodern […]

CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

Lamia Karim’s New Book about Microfinance on Huffington Post’s “Most Anticipated” List

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim’s upcoming book has made it to the Huffington Post’s Most Anticipated List of Books for 2011.
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh is due out from University of Minnesota Press the end of March.
Lamia Karim is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.
Publisher’s Synopsis
The first […]

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives—Jane Marcellus

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women
by Jane Marcellus
(Hampton Press, October 2010)
Jane Marcellus is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a graduate of the University of Oregon. She was awarded a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant in 2002 for research on “Women, Work and Femininity: Representation of Female […]

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman

The S-Word: Discourse, Stereotypes, and the American Indian Woman
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a929749074~frm=titlelink
a paper by Debra L. Merskin, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
Online publication date: 19 November 2010, Howard Journal of Communications
The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon provided support in the form of a Faculty Research Grant […]

Modern Girl Culture and Working-Class Women in Interwar Japan

[ November 20, 2010; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Saturday
McKenzie Hall, Room 375
UO campus

A workshop talk by Barbara Sato, Professor of History at Seikei University in Japan

This talk and open discussion is connected to the recent “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” conference, held at the UO in January 2010.  (For a complete program of that event, please visit […]