Category: Women’s Rights

Ninth Circuit Court hears appeal in Freyd’s gender discrimination case

Three years ago, professor Jennifer Freyd sued the University of Oregon for violating federal law by paying her less than her male colleagues in the Psychology Department. In May 2019, a federal judge granted the University’s request to dismiss the case without trial.

Freyd’s request for a jury trial was heard recently by the Ninth […]

Podcast features Diana Garvin’s research on fascism and misogyny in the Italian far-right

Diana Garvin

A recent podcast highlights the research of Diana Garvin, Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the UO.

Treyf Podcast’s series on fascism and the far-right features an interview with Garvin about her research into Italian fascism’s attacks on women’s autonomy, as well as the inspiring ways that women […]

Amicus Brief sign-ons invited for Jennifer Freyd’s challenge of unequal pay & gender-based pay discrimination

A request from Equal Rights Advocates and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein.

The sign up site is here  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScLJOaeVNnD6OhrcQnr820IGNsqeE8OV6AlmZtGrhrpL65qtQ/viewform

“Equal Rights Advocates and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein invite you to join with fellow women’s, civil rights, and worker justice organizations in signing onto an amicus brief that will be filed in support of Plaintiff Jennifer Freyd in Freyd v. University of Oregon, […]

Sylvanna M. Falcón, “Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

[ February 6, 2020; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
Knight Library, Browsing Room1501 Kincaid St., UO campus

Lorwin Lectureship Series 

“Finding ‘Light born in darkness:’ The Urgency of Feminist Activism in These Times”

Sylvanna M. Falcón, University of California, Santa Cruz

Dr. Sylvanna M. Falcón is an associate professor in the Department of Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) and the director of the Research Center for the Americas at […]

CLLAS Poetry Slam & Teach-In with Melissa Lozada-Oliva

[ October 9, 2019; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
A teach-in and poetry slam on the UO campus

CLLAS Teach-In: Language and Poetry as Resistance, October 9, 10am-11am, Knight Library Browsing Room

CLLAS Latinx Heritage Month Poetry Slam by Melissa Lozada-Oliva, October 9, 4pm-5pm, 240C McKenzie Hall

Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a spoken-word poet, author, and educator. Her book Peluda (Button Poetry 2017) explores the intersections of Latina identity, feminism, […]

“Making a Case for Ecofeminist Theology in Islam” — Nayawiyyah U. Muhammad

[ October 31, 2019; 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. ]
253 Straub Hall

“Making a Case for Ecofeminist Theology in Islam: The Process and Application of Synthesizing Islam Feminist Longings and Ecological Concerns”

by Nayawiyyah U. Muhammad

Nayawiyyah Muhammad

Nayawiyyah Muhammad is a professor in the department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach and a Ph.D. candidate in the Women’s Studies in Religion program at Claremont […]