Category: Women’s Rights

Juan Carlos Areán: “Transforming Men to End Violence Against Women”

[ April 10, 2014; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Lane Community College
Downtown Center
101 W. 10th Ave., Eugene, OR

Mr. Juan Carlos Areán is an internationally recognized public speaker, trainer and facilitator, published author and documentary film producer. Since 1991, he has worked to engage men across different cultures to become better fathers, intimate partners, and allies to end domestic violence and achieve gender equity. He […]

Lorwin Lecture: “How Title IX Finally Won Its Rightful Seat at the Civil Rights Table of Justice — and Why the Legs Are Still So Wobbly,” with Wendy Murphy

[ April 3, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Columbia 150, UO campus
1215 East 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

Lawyer Wendy Murphy, JD, delivers the 2014 Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This keynote lecture focuses on “civil rights violence” and the overt and covert subjugation of violence against women as something other than a civil rights harm. Wendy […]

Prominent UO historian among those who filed an amicus brief in US Supreme Court case that contests the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act

Recent blog entries on the websites for Inside Higher Ed and the American Historical Association provide details of an amicus brief filed March 1 in US v. Windsor, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court contesting the validity of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The brief, signed by the American Historical Association and a […]

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink | University of Oregon Video.
Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.
Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the […]

“Latinas and Citizenship in Oregon”: an essay by Marcela Mendoza

“Latinas and Citizenship in Oregon”
Author(s): Marcela Mendoza
Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 113, No. 3 (Fall 2012), pp. 444-451
Published by: Oregon Historical Society
Abstract: Marcela Mendoza considers the relationship between family and citizenship in Oregon’s Latino community, particularly by looking at how women’s work both maintains the continuity of cultural heritage and facilitates settlement into new communities. Drawing […]

Romani (Gypsy) Women and Activism: Challenges and Opportunities

[ May 24, 2013; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_16536" align="alignright" width="250"] “Do not sterilize our women” (Czech Republic, 2008).[/caption]

204 Condon
1321 Kincaid
UO campus
Department of Anthropology Colloquium
Romani (Gypsy) Women and Activism: Challenges and Opportunities
Professor Angela Kocze is a visiting Fulbright Fellow in Women’s and Gender Studies at Wake Forest University. She holds a PhD in anthropology (2011) from Central European University.

Roma, Europe’s largest minority […]