Category: Women of Color

Charise Cheney Wins Historian Prize for Article on School Desegregation

Charise Cheney
“Blacks on Brown: Intra-community Debates over School Desegregation in Topeka, KS, 1941-1955” published in the Winter Western Historical Quarterly won the Western Association of Women Historians’ Judith Lee Ridge Prize. Cheney is associate professor, UO Department of Ethnic Studies, and coordinator of the CSWS Women of Color Project.

McKinley Receives 2012 ACLS Fellowship

Professor Michelle McKinley
February 21, 2012—University of Oregon associate professor Michelle McKinley, School of Law, has been awarded a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship.
McKinley’s fellowship will support her continued work on the book manuscript “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism and Ecclesiastical Courts, 1589-1700.” The UO Center for the Study of Women in Society […]

Melissa Stuckey: Research Matters Fall 2011

“Why Oklahoma? All-Black Towns and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Indian Territory,” by Melissa H. Stuckey, Assistant Professor, UO Department of History
Melissa Stuckey’s paper is now available online in the Fall 2011 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
From her paper:

“For many people it comes as a surprise to learn that dozens of all-black towns were […]

Lynn Fujiwara Named Chair Elect of ASA Section on Asia and Asian America

July 12, 2011—University of Oregon associate professor Lynn Fujiwara was named chair elect of the Section on Asia and Asian America for the American Sociological Association. Co-coordinator of the Women of Color Project at the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, Fujiwara is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and […]

Addressing Violence: In the Lives of South Asian Women

[ February 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] a

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Lillis Building, Room 111
UO campus
Free and open to the public
Film Presentation and Panel Discussion

Join us for this moving and engaging film directed by Deepa Mehta and discussion led by representatives from the South Asian Women’s Empowerment and Resource Alliance (SAWERA) and Family and Community Empowerment (FACE).

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women […]

UO Today #469: Dr. Beverly Wright

UO Today #469: Dr. Beverly Wright
Posted on Feb 9th, 2011 in Oregon Humanities Center, UO Today
Dr. Beverly Wright, environmental scholar and founding director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University, discusses her work advocating for the African-American community in New Orleans. Dr. Wright was interviewed on the program UO Today on February 2, 2011.
Watch […]