Category: Women’s Rights

Literary Power Hour event to raise funds for Planned Parenthood

—Co-sponsored by CSWS. From Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon:

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Literary Power Hour

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 7:00 PM Online

Outspoken words can change hearts, change minds and change the world. Now more than ever, we need a jolt of energy from some of Oregon’s most acclaimed literary minds to inspire, educate and […]

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 […]

April is focused on sexual violence awareness, but remotely

Published April 13, 2020, in Around the O, by Collen Schlonga, Student Services and Enrollment Management

When the University of Oregon announced that spring term 2020 would be provided remotely, organizers of Sexual Assault Awareness Month had to shift gears.

The month of April — usually packed with collaborative, in-person events and workshops by UO departments and […]

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 […]