Category: Women’s History

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 […]

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: Irum Shiekh, Professor, Clark Honors College, University of Oregon

Irum Shiekh

Irum Shiekh is a professor of ethnic studies in UO’s Clark Honors College. Professor Shiekh is a filmmaker and oral historian whose research centers around issues of social justice, […]

Jennifer C. Nash: New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series

[ May 20, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
ROOM CHANGE — EMU 023 (Lease Crutcher Lewis Room), 12pm

Join us on Monday, May 20th for a much-anticipated talk by Dr. Jennifer C. Nash of Northwestern University! Dr. Nash’s talk is the next installment in the 2018-2019 New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series, organized by Dr. Shoniqua Roach.

Dr. Jennifer C. Nash (Northwestern)

Monday, May […]

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”

[ February 19, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ]
Derrick Bell Lecture

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”Professor Cheryl Harris

Save the date for this year’s Derrick Bell Lecture, Tuesday, February 19, 12-1:15 pm, Room 110, Knight Law Center. Professor Cheryl Harris will deliver a lecture titled “Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism.”

Cheryl Harris

Professor Harris […]

Barbara Sutton “Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina”

[ October 25, 2018; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
1468 University Street
UO campus
Free & open to the public

Surviving State Terror: Women’s Testimonies of Repression and Resistance in Argentina

Barbara Sutton, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University at Albany, State University of New York

Notable: Barbara Sutton is the 2002 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow and a former student of Joan Acker […]

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 […]