Category: Women of Color

Sylvanna M. Falcón, “Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

[ February 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series 

“Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

Sylvanna M. Falcón, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Sylvanna M. Falcón is an associate professor in the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and the director of the Research Center for the Americas at […]

Irum Shiekh: CSWS Noon Talk

[ November 6, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Hendricks Hall 330 Jane Grant Conference Room UO campus

CSWS Noon TalkSubject: Women’s Mosque Movement of the 21st Century Speaker: Dr. Irum Shiekh, Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies; Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Irum Shiekh

Dr. Irum Shiekh teaches in the UO Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies and the Clark Honors College about […]

Rhaisa Williams, “Screaming to Dream: Toni Morrison, Emmett Till, and Black Maternal Grief”

[ October 25, 2019; 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. ]
Gerlinger Lounge, 1468 University St.

Lorwin Lectureship Series

Rhaisa Kameela Williams is assistant professor of Theater and Performance Studies in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Williams’ research uses mixed-archive methods—spanning across literature, family history, archives, and public policy—to focus on the intersections of blackness, motherhood, affect, and disquieting modes of freedom.

Rhaisa […]

Celebrating Asian American Feminisms

CSWS and the Women of Color Project joined the Department of Ethnic Studies in celebrating Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, a new anthology edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan. The panel discussion and book celebration took place May 22, 2019, in the Alder Building Conference Room near the UO campus.

Lynn […]

“Making a Case for Ecofeminist Theology in Islam” — Nayawiyyah U. Muhammad

[ October 31, 2019; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
253 Straub Hall

“Making a Case for Ecofeminist Theology in Islam: The Process and Application of Synthesizing Islam Feminist Longings and Ecological Concerns”

by Nayawiyyah U. Muhammad

Nayawiyyah Muhammad

Nayawiyyah Muhammad is a professor in the department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. candidate in the Women’s Studies in Religion program at Claremont […]

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]