Category: Women’s Rights

Five projects receive 2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants

“2016-17 CSWS Research Interest Group Innovation Grants”
Researcher Lynn Stephen speaks at a seminar in Guatemala in 2015.
A research project that focuses on gender justice in Guatemala is among several collaborative projects recently awarded funding by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. This dramatic project combines research with activism and immediately draws […]

CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann’s research gives voice to women activists jailed in wartime

Editor”s Note: CSWS faculty affiliate Gina Herrmann, associate professor, romance languages, received a 2015-16 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for  her research “Spanish Women in the French Resistance and Ravensbruck” and a 2009-10 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for “Voices of the Vanquished: Spanish Republican Women in War and Prison.” Her research recently earned Herrmann a fellowship […]

Darci Heroy appointed interim AVP, Title IX coordinator

Darci Heroy
January 26, 2016—“UO President Michael Schill and Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes have appointed Darci Heroy as interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator.
“Heroy will be responsible for coordinating the university’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault in compliance with Title IX, the federal law that requires equal access […]

Immigration Law Speaker Series: Abigail Molina

[ April 6, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

Room 141
UO School of Law
Knight Law Center

Abigail Molina is an immigration law attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who represents clients seeking defense from deportation, applications for citizenship, and petitions for humanitarian immigration relief. She will discuss women & children and incarceration on the southwestern border.

Sponsored by the Career Center and Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Associate […]

Screening of ‘No Más Bebés’ & producer talk on the coerced sterilization of Mexican American women

[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Columbia 150
1215 E. 13th
UO campus

No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early […]

“Sexual Violence at College: From Betrayal and Inequality to Research and Action”

[ April 13, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:20 pm. ] Lawrence
Room 115

TALK DESCRIPTION:

In collaboration with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Psi Chi will host Jennifer M. Gómez, a Ford Fellow and doctoral candidate in Professor Jennifer Freyd’s Dynamics Lab in the Department of Psychology at UO.

By incorporating oppression and inequality into her research, Gómez has proposed cultural betrayal trauma theory as a way to study diverse […]