Category: CSWS Special Projects

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 – […]

Now online, “Open Call,” Issue 9 of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Issue 9 of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology brings together an array of nuanced and intersectional discussions around current topics of significance to research on gender, technology and new media. The articles in this issue offer critical explorations of topics ranging from digitizing knowledge the construction of femmescapes through blogging the […]

2016-17 CSWS Jane Grant Fellowship and Graduate and Faculty Grant Awardees

The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $66,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2016-17 Academic Year. The research being funded includes projects focused all over the globe. Graduate teaching fellow Baran Germen was […]

Fembot Collective holds successful Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon at the Ms. Magazine offices

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, the CSWS-initiated Fembot Collective had a busy and productive time at its second annual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon held in the Ms. Magazine offices in Beverly Hills on March 11, 2016.
On Saturday, March 12, Fembot collaborated with the USC, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for an […]

Research forum puts graduate students in the spotlight

Sarah Hamid
Feb. 29, 2016—Source: Research forum puts graduate students in the spotlight | Around the O
Congratulations to Sarah Hamid, CSWS’s graduate teaching fellow for the Fembot Project, and master’s candidate in Media Studies, SOJC. Sarah is a member of one of the winning panelists at the seventh annual Graduate Student Research Forum last Friday. Her […]

Fembot Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

[ April 13, 2016; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Room 122

Come join the Fembot Collective for our Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because of gender, race, and sexuality into Wikipedia!

Help us make sure that the virtual world of free and accessible knowledge offers a gender inclusive history. Instruction will be provided by Bryce Peake, Assistant Professor of […]