Category: Women’s Rights

Love Magic in the Kitchen—Scholars Share Research on Dangerous Dependencies, Domestic Slavery and Servitude

May 4, 2012—Dozens of faculty members, administrators, visiting scholars, and students participated in a roundtable organized by law professor Michelle McKinley and held at the UO Knight Library on May 4. “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas”…

“Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan”—Special Report by Anita Weiss for the U.S. Institute of Peace

May 1, 2012—The United States Institute of Peace issued “Moving Forward with the Legal Empowerment of Women in Pakistan,” Special Report 305,  by Anita M. Weiss, professor and head of the University of Oregon Department of International Studies and vice…

“Silenced—Women and the Broadcast Blacklist”: an article about the research of CSWS director Carol Stabile

CASCADE: UO College of Arts and Sciences. Professor Carol Stabile’s research looks at some of the female artists whose careers were all but obliterated after their names appeared in the notorious book, Red Channels. An article by Patricia Hickson and…

Visiting Criminologist Examines Feminicide and Gender Violence along the U.S.-Mexico Border in UO Talk

February 28, 2012—Speaking “first and foremost as a social activist,” New Mexico criminologist and university professor Cynthia Bejarano examined the unsolved murders of girls and women in the region of Ciudad Juárez-El Paso before a gathering of more than 80…

Krista M. Chronister: Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development

CSWS Research Matter, Winter 2012 Partner Violence and Girls’ Educational and Vocational Development: In-depth interviews reveal a broad range of violence against girls—with far-reaching and enduring effects by Krista M. Chronister, associate professor, College of Education, Counseling Psychology Program “National…