Category: Sexual Assault

CSWS Announces New Research Interest Group: UO Coalition to End Sexual Violence

University of Oregon Coalition to End Sexual Violence (UO-CESV) Research Interest Group
Established in 2014, the UO-CESV is a collaboration of faculty and students striving to raise awareness about sexual violence on our campus and to advocate for a safe and equitable educational experience. RIG members engage in research and activism to create institutional change at […]

A Dialogue about Surveys, Services, and Sanctions: Sexual Assault on Campus

[ March 3, 2015; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] UO Living Learning Center
Performance Hall
1455-75 E. 15th

Mary Koss, PhD, was coeditor of a two-book series for the American Psychological Association, Violence Against Women and Children (2011). Her first national study on acquaintance rape was published in 1987,
and she developed the most frequently used survey to measure unwanted sexual experiences. Her current projects include developing risk […]

Michael Messner: “Male Allies, and the Politics of Feminist Accountability”

[ February 23, 2015; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Prince Lucien Campbell Hall
(PLC), Rm 714
UO campus

Michael Messner, professor of sociology, University of Southern California, will be the featured speaker for the UO Department of Sociology’s Winter Colloquium #6. He will speak on the subject of “Male Allies, and the Politics of Feminist Accountability.” Messner published most recently Some men: Feminist allies and the movement to […]

Reforming Sexual Violence Prevention at the University of Oregon: Caroline Heldman & Danielle Dirks

Editor’s Note: Caroline Heldman and Danielle Dirks were invited to the University of Oregon campus as part of the 2013-14 Lorwin Lectureship Series, presented by the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Because of a winter storm, all events were cancelled on the UO campus that day. CSWS was able to videotape a […]

Brown Bag Discussion: “Feminist Approaches to Mandatory Reporting of Sexual Violence”

[ April 23, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant  Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
A Brown Bag Discussion: “Feminist Approaches to Mandatory Reporting of Sexual Violence”
According to UO President Gottfredson’s message dated Dec. 7, 2012, “Oregon law requires that all University employees with credible evidence that any form of prohibited discrimination by or against students, faculty or staff is occurring have a duty […]

Conference: Academia//Activism: Reimagining Education Without Gender Discrimination

[ April 18, 2014; 10:30 am to 3:15 pm. ] Allen Hall 221
1020 University St.
UO campus

Calling undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff to engage in a collaborative conference to create interdisciplinary solutions to gender discrimination.
Conference Schedule
10:30am-11:30am  “Women’s Experiences of Violence in Higher Education: Considerations for Preventive Intervention.”  Format: Introduction and Roundtable.
Krista Chronister, Leah Heng, Harpreet Bahia, Kelsey South, Anjuli Chitkara, Colleen McCarthy, Anna Reichard, Yolanda Valenzuela, and Catherine Woods
Refreshments: […]