Category: Sexual Assault

“It’s on Us” — an update on campus sexual assault from Oregon Quarterly

This Oregon Quarterly article provides an update on campus sexual assault. Go to: It’s On Us

“It’s on Us: Amid a heightened national awareness of the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, many at the UO are working to find solutions,” by Rosemary Howe Camozzi (Oregon Quarterly, Spring 2015).

“To Gain Title to Our Bodies: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance in the Civil Rights Era,” a lecture by Danielle McGuire

[ May 28, 2015; 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ]  375 McKenzie Hall
1101 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Free public lecture

Danielle McGuire argues that Black women’s protests against sexual assault and interracial rape fueled the modern civil rights movement and that even the most well-known movement campaigns — the 1955-56 Montgomery bus boycott, the 1964 Freedom Summer, and the 1965 Selma March — are rooted in the struggle […]

The Hunting Ground: a screening

[ April 28, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

The documentary The Hunting Ground will premiere at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at the University of Oregon’s Global Scholars Hall, 1710 E. 15th Ave., Eugene. A discussion will follow the screening. The Hunting Ground is a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal […]

Twenty Students Per Week: The Report of the University Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support

November 6, 2014—The University of Oregon Senate task force charged with studying sexual assault prevention methods at UO has released its final report, “Twenty Students Per Week: The Report of the University Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support.”  The task force, co-chaired by former CSWS director Carol Stabile (School of Journalism and […]

Panel linked to CSWS-funded survey proposes UO sexual violence office

October 23, 2014
Eugene, OR—A task force charged with studying sexual assault prevention methods at the University of Oregon recommended the creation of a single office on campus for sexual and gender violence. This was among 23 recommendations presented on October 22 to the University of Oregon Senate by the task force co-chairwoman, Carol Stabile, […]

CSWS-Funded Survey Reveals High Level of Sexual Assault on Campus

October 1, 2014, Eugene, OR—A survey by UO professor Jennifer Freyd (Psychology) and graduate students Carly Smith and Marina Rosenthal reveals that 35 percent of female students at the University of Oregon have had sexual experiences without consent. The survey was funded by the Center for the Study of Women in Society along with private […]