Category: Women of Color

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium: Christen Smith, “Facing the Dragon”

[ March 5, 2019; ] Time: TBD
Location: TBD
UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Facing the Dragon”
Christen Smith, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Bio

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Christen Smith researches engendered anti-Black state violence and Black community responses to it in Brazil and the Americas. Her work primarily focuses on transnational anti-Black police violence, Black liberation […]

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics, a new book from Lynn Fujiwara

a new book from Lynn Fujiwara, professor of ethnic studies and a CSWS faculty affiliate

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics
Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan
(University of Washington Press, Dec. 2018)
From the publisher: Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American […]

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education

What It Means To Be a Black Latina in Higher Education
by Alaí Reyes-Santos, Associate Professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies
posted in Hip Latina, October 20, 2018
“I have been asserting my blackness since I can remember.
“Growing up in the mountains of Puerto Rico, my curls —‘pelo malo,’as friends called it—betrayed my family’s attempts to claim whiteness […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: A Speaker Series

Mireille Miller-Young
UC Santa Barbara
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.
Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work
Emily A. Owens
Brown University
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Sexuality, Slavery, Affect
Ethnic Studies Speaker, Peggy Pascoe Memorial Lecture
Erica R. Edwards
Rutgers
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 p.m.
Feminism, Internationalism, State Power
Jennifer C. Nash
Northwestern
Thursday, Apr. 18, 2019
EMU 145–Crater Lake South, 12 […]

New Directions in Black Feminist Studies: Mireille Miller-Young

[ October 19, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Friday, Oct. 19, 2018
Gerlinger Lounge, 12 p.m.

Black Feminism, Labor, Sex Work

Mireille Miller-Young, PhD, is associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research explores race, gender and sexuality in visual culture and sex industries in the United States. Her book, A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women and Pornography (Duke […]

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700
by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon
Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018)
Part of Studies in Legal History
Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS director Michelle McKinley’s award-winning book on urban slavery in colonial Latin America. Fractional Freedoms is the winner of the […]