Category: CSWS Special Projects

Lesbian Oral History Project to become part of UO collections

Editor’s Note: CSWS is supporting this research through a CSWS Faculty Research Grant, with funds from the Mazie Giustina Endowment for Research on Women in the Northwest.
September 10, 2018 (reprinted from Around the O)—The history of Eugene’s lesbian community from the 1960s through the 1990s will be kept alive through video interviews and archival documents […]

Alisa Freedman TEDx Talk: “Female Exchange Students during the Postwar Era”

 

June 1, 2018—Alisa Freedman, back from a sabbatical year doing research in Japan, recently gave a TEDx talk about her CSWS-supported research on Japanese women who studied in the U.S. from 1949-1966. Freedman teaches Japanese literature & film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and is newly promoted to full professor.

 


7th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ April 25, 2018; 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Free & open to the public
7th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“The Border and Its Meaning: Forgotten Stories”
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Panel Discussion: April 25, 3:00 – 4:30 PM  Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) Ford Lecture Hall, 1430 Johnson Lane, 97403 UO campus
Light reception: 2:30 – 3 p.m. JSMA Ford Lecture Hall

Laila Lalami, award-winning novelist and […]

Exchange Students as Cultural Ambassadors: Knight Library Exhibit

[ November 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. ] “Between 1949 and 1966, at least 4,713 Japanese students studied at American universities with the best-known fellowships at the time—GARIOA (Government Account for Relief in Occupied Areas [1949 through 1951]) and Fulbright (established in 1952)—along with a few private scholarships. This group included 651 women. Among them were future leaders in fields as diverse as […]

Now live: Ada Issue no. 10 – Fembot Collective

Congratulations to Issue Editors Carol Stabile (University of Oregon), Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University), and Sarah T. Hamid for the launch of Ada: A Journal of New Media and Technology, Issue no. 10.   Ada Issue no. 10, offers scholarly analyses that attempt to make sense of the various approaches to gender and race […]

CSWS’s Fembot Project revivifies Books Aren’t Dead

Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) is back and we’re kicking it off with Mara Williams’s (Doctoral Candidate, University of Oregon) interview with Lisa Henderson (Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst) on her book, Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production (New York University Press, 2013). You can listen to this interview at:
Books Aren’t Dead – […]