Category: Women of Color

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 […]

TIME CHANGED TO 10 A.M. for Shoniqua Roach, “Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

[ January 26, 2018; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
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CSWS Works-in-Progress Talk: NOTE THE TIME CHANGE TO 10 A.M.

“Unpacking Pariah(s): The Black Queer Feminist Liberation Plot and the Politics of Black (Sexual) Articulation”

Shoniqua Roach, assistant professor, UO Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, will explore her research in a CSWS works-in-progress talk on Friday, January 26, […]

Spirits’ Homecoming: a film about sex slaves from Korea and Asia

[ October 12, 2017; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  

Global Scholars Hall 130
1710 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Spirits’ Homecoming (Gwi-hyang) is a S. Korean fictional film that tells the story of young women who were taken from their homes in Korea (then a Japanese colony) and forced to become “comfort women” for the Japanese Imperial Army during the Pacific War (1941-45).

CHC Associate Professor Susanna Lim […]