Dance and the Hollywood Latina—Priscilla Peña Ovalle

Dance and the Hollywood Latina
a new book by Priscilla Peña Ovalle
UO assistant professor of film and media studies and a CSWS affiliate
Now available from Rutgers University Press
From the Rutgers University Press website:
“Dance and the Hollywood Latina asks why every Latina star in Hollywood history, from Dolores Del Rio in the 1920s to Jennifer Lopez […]

Racial Propositions—Daniel HoSang

Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California
a new book by Daniel Martinez HoSang
Now available from University of California Press
Daniel HoSang, University of Oregon assistant professor, Ethnic Studies Department and the Department of Political Science, received faculty grant support for his research for this book in 2009 from the Center for the Study […]

Yvonne Braun Receives Enloe Award

Yvonne Braun with friend and research assistant Ntsoaki Mokose.
Lesotho, a small, resource-poor country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa, is in the midst of one of the largest dam development projects in the world—and tens of thousands of Basotho people are being affected by it.
University of Oregon faculty member Yvonne A. Braun has been […]

Women’s Rights in a Global World: 2010-11 CSWS Series

CSWS Initiates the Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties with a Series of Lectures, Workshops and Symposia Focused on Women’s Rights
Organized by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the inaugural Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties explores the topic of “Women’s Rights in a Global World” through a […]

In Memoriam: Peggy Pascoe

Peggy Pascoe
Peggy Pascoe, whose research and teaching focused on the history of race, gender and sexuality, was the Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History and professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon. With family and friends at her side, she died from ovarian cancer on July 23, 2010, at home in Eugene, […]

UO Anthropology Professor to Be Interviewed on The Jefferson Exchange

[ July 19, 2011; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. ] Cultural anthropologist Lamia Karim, author of Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh (University of Minnesota Press, 2011), will be interviewed Tuesday, July 19, from 9–10 a.m. on The Jefferson Exchange <www.jeffersonexchange.org>—a live interview and listener call-in program of Jefferson Public Radio’s News & Information Service, which broadcasts on a 10-station network across […]