Category: Women’s History

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 […]

DOLORES: Film Screening with director Peter Bratt

[ October 22, 2018; 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Redwood Auditorium
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.

Film Screening & Discussion with film director Peter Bratt: DOLORES

DOLORES HUERTA 

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the […]

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 […]

“Naynaabeak’s Fishing Net,” Illuminating the History of American Indian Women

[ November 7, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] UO campus
123 Global Scholars Hall
1710 E. 15th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

a public lecture in support of the 2017-18 UO Common Reading

Brenda J. Child, an award-winning Red Lake Ojibwe scholar is Chair of the Department of American Studies and former Chair of the Department of American Indian Studies at University of Minnesota. […]

A DAY WITHOUT A WOMAN

Today, March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day – the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with women across the United States and the globe to illustrate the indispensable role women play as workers, caregivers, and overall members of our society and participants in our […]