CSWS Chooses Two Winners For Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship

Shelley Grosjean
Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) are co-winners of the 2010-11 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship.  Following an open competition among University of Oregon undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected the two UO seniors […]

Lamia Karim’s New Book about Microfinance on Huffington Post’s “Most Anticipated” List

CSWS Associate Director Lamia Karim’s upcoming book has made it to the Huffington Post’s Most Anticipated List of Books for 2011.
Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh is due out from University of Minnesota Press the end of March.
Lamia Karim is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon.
Publisher’s Synopsis
The first […]

CSWS Blog: Women’s Rights in a Global World

Have you seen our new CSWS blog, Women’s Rights in a Global World?
This blog accompanies our year-long series of symposia, lectures, and workshops related to the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and was specifically inspired by the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof […]

Tokyo in Transit—Alisa Freedman

Tokyo in Transit: Japanese Culture on the Rails and Road
by Alisa Freedman
(Stanford University Press, 2010)
Alisa Freedman is an assistant professor of Japanese Literature and Film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Oregon. A faculty affiliate with the Center for the Study of Women in Society, she also offers […]

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives—Jane Marcellus

Business Girls & Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women
by Jane Marcellus
(Hampton Press, October 2010)
Jane Marcellus is an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University and a graduate of the University of Oregon. She was awarded a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant in 2002 for research on “Women, Work and Femininity: Representation of Female […]

“Sin Miedo: Violence, Mobility, and Identity in el Paso del Norte”—René Kladzyk

[ December 6, 2011; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_11646" align="alignright" width="184" caption="Wall of Black Marker bar, El Paso, Texas"][/caption]

Condon Hall
Room 360
UO campus
CSWS and CLLAS grantee master’s thesis presentation:
René Kladzyk, Geography Department

Together, the cities El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, form the largest international border metropolis in the world. While El Paso consistently ranks among the safest cities in the United […]