Category: Women’s Rights

Jennifer C. Nash: New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series

[ May 20, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
ROOM CHANGE — EMU 023 (Lease Crutcher Lewis Room), 12pm

Join us on Monday, May 20th for a much-anticipated talk by Dr. Jennifer C. Nash of Northwestern University! Dr. Nash’s talk is the next installment in the 2018-2019 New Directions in Black Feminist Studies Speaker Series, organized by Dr. Shoniqua Roach.

Dr. Jennifer C. Nash (Northwestern)

Monday, May […]

Sohaila Abdulali: What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

[ April 18, 2019; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
Talk: What We Talk About When We Talk About RapeAuthor: Sohaila Abdulali, writer/activistDate and Time: Thursday, April 18 from 4-6 PM, Straub Hall 156, 1451 Onyx St., UO campus SASS: a confidential advocate from Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) will be present and the confidential/decompress room will be available in Straub Rm 231.

Sohaila Abdulali was […]

CSWS Allyship Trainings

[ February 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. February 12, 2019; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Must pre-register for these workshops. For full details, see also: https://csws.uoregon.edu/ally/
Trainer, Dena ZaldúaCSWS Operations Manager
Feb. 11    10 am – 12:30 pm       Allyship 101
Feb. 12     9:30 am – 12 pm        Allyship 101
Feb. 12    12:30 pm – 3 pm         Allyship 201
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”

[ February 19, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm. ]
Derrick Bell Lecture

“Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism”Professor Cheryl Harris

Save the date for this year’s Derrick Bell Lecture, Tuesday, February 19, 12-1:15 pm, Room 110, Knight Law Center. Professor Cheryl Harris will deliver a lecture titled “Affirmative Action Chronicles: From the Era of Colorblindness to White Nationalism.”

Cheryl Harris

Professor Harris […]

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 […]