Memoirs of Scandalous Women: edited by Dianne Dugaw

Dianne Dugaw’s Memoirs of Scandalous Women (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011), a five-volume annotated edition of life-writings by 18th-century British women, surveys the period from 1740 to 1808 in six narratives that span social class from subaltern to aristocratic milieus. These courtesans and disguised, cross-dressing soldiers, active in Britain, Europe, India, and the Americas used […]

APA Recognizes Jennifer Freyd for Her Trauma Research

Jennifer Freyd, UO Department of Psychology

Congratulations to Jennifer Freyd, recent winner of the 2011 Outstanding Contributions to Science in Trauma Psychology Award given by the American Psychological Associations’s Division 56.
Freyd is a University of Oregon psychology professor and faculty affiliate of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Her research […]

Lynn Fujiwara Named Chair Elect of ASA Section on Asia and Asian America

July 12, 2011—University of Oregon associate professor Lynn Fujiwara was named chair elect of the Section on Asia and Asian America for the American Sociological Association. Co-coordinator of the Women of Color Project at the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society, Fujiwara is an associate professor in the Department of Women’s and […]

Bollywood’s Global Push—UO Professor Interviewed in The Christian Science Monitor

June 13, 2011—The Christian Science Monitor: Bollywood’s global push.
The Christian Science Monitor contacted Sangita Gopal, UO associate professor of English and a Bollywood expert, for a feature article on India’s prolific film industry.
“Sangita Gopal attributes the enduring popularity of Indian films abroad to the extravagant song-and-dance sequences that don’t require viewers to understand […]

Stretched Thin—Book About Welfare Reform Written by UO Researchers Is Up for Prestigious Award

Authors Sandra Morgen (left), Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt.
A book about poor families and welfare written by three feminist scholars—an anthropologist and two sociologists—is a finalist for the prestigious C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work, and Welfare Reform was written by Sandra […]

Former CSWS Grant Recipient Makes WAVES

Editor’s Update: Homefront Heroines reached its funding goal on June 29
June 2011—Kathleen M. Ryan, Ph.D., received a CSWS graduate student research grant in 2007 while working on her doctorate in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. Her project, “When Flags Flew High: Propaganda, Memory and Oral History for World War II Female […]