Roundtable: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas

[ May 4, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Dangerous Dependencies
May 4 Program

Guest presenters include:

Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon, Law) “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Servitude and Degrees of Freedom in Seventeenth-Century Lima”
Rachel O’Toole (UC-Irvine, History) “Manumitted but not Free: Women Working to Freedom in Colonial Peru”
Nicole von Germeten, (Oregon State University, History) “Love Magic in the Kitchen: Slave Women, Spanish […]

“Half the Sky: The Greatest Unexploited Resource in the World Today Isn’t Oil or Gold or Wind. It’s Women.”—Sheryl WuDunn

[ May 11, 2011; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union Ballroom
1222 E. 13th Ave., University of Oregon
A FREE EVENT
Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties — Sheryl WuDunn, Co-author of Half the Sky
“There is no simple economic formula for overcoming global poverty, but there is growing evidence that one of the simplest and most effective ways is to educate girls, empower […]

Salmon Is Everything

[ May 19, 2011 8:00 pm to June 4, 2011 8:00 pm. ] The Play: May 20 – June 4, 2011
Miller Theatre Complex
University of Oregon; Eugene, OR
UO Ticket office: (541) 346-4363
The story of the 2002 Fish Kill must be told again and again … and be remembered….
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A community-based play about the Klamath River Watershed developed by members of the Karuk, Hupa, and Yurok […]

New Book on Gay Latino Studies

Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader
edited by Michael Hames-García  and Ernesto Javier Martínez
Duke University Press
(April 2011)
384 pages
Michael Hames-García is professor of Ethnic Studies at UO. Ernesto Javier Martínez is assistant professor of Ethnic Studies and of Women’s and Gender Studies at UO. Both are CSWS faculty affiliates.
Publisher’s Synopsis
Ernesto Martínez Lecture

“Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels”—Courtney Thorsson

[ April 18, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus
CSWS Noon Talk—Courtney Thorsson
Professor Thorsson, UO Department of English, will discuss her forthcoming book Women’s Work: Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels. Women’s Work argues that late twentieth-century novels by Toni Cade Bambara, Ntozake Shange, Paule Marshall, Gloria Naylor, and Toni Morrison reclaim and revise cultural nationalism.

“Modernist Cuisine for Moderns”—Jennifer Burns Levin

[ April 18, 2012; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] 115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
UO campus
FITF Works-in-Progress Series
Jennifer Burns Levin, Clark Honors College

“Modernist Cuisine for Moderns”

Sponsored by the Food in the Field Research Interest Group, UO Center for the Study of Women in Society

Abstract: I examine the ‘modernist’ in Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking (2011), a six-volume, 2,400-page, award-winning cookbook edited by […]