Console-ing Passions Conference

[ November 30, -0001; 12:00 am; ] Call for Papers
Console-ing Passions: Conference on Television, Audio, Video, New Media, and Feminism
April 22-24, 2010
University of Oregon — Eugene, Oregon
Founded by a group of feminist media scholars and artists, Console-ing Passions creates collegial spaces for scholarship and other creative work on culture, identity, gender, and sexuality in television and related media. Since the early 1990s, […]

Animating the Archive—Tara McPherson

[ April 22, 2010; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Digital Scholars 2010
Collaboration Center, 22A (part of the Computer Lab suite)
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), UO campus

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Tara McPherson’s books and edited collections include Reconstructing Dixie: Race, Gender and Nostalgia in the Imagined South, Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture, and Digital Youth, Innovation […]

Gender Differences in First Jobs for New Ph.D.s in Mathematics

“An Update: Are Women Getting All the Jobs?”
by Mary E. Flahive, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University, and Marie A. Vitulli, CSWS faculty affiliate and professor, UO Department of Mathematics
A preprint of this article, submitted to the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, can be viewed on Vitulli’s Women in Math website.
The article begins: “In […]

Bodies in Crisis—new book from CSWS fellowship winner

Sutton, Barbara. 2010. Bodies in Crisis: Culture, Violence, and Women’s Resistance in Neoliberal Argentina (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press).
Bodies in Crisis bookcover
Barbara Sutton received funding from the Center for the Study of Women in Society to pursue the research on which this book is based. Winner of the 2004 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, […]

UO Graduate Co-authors Book on Women in Mathematics

Pioneering Women in American Mathematics: The Pre-1940 PhD’s (American Mathematical Society and London Mathematical Society 2009) by Judy Green and Jeanne LaDuke.
Pioneering Women book cover
Co-author Jeanne LaDuke received her Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Oregon in 1969.
From the publisher: “More than 14 percent of the PhD’s awarded in the United States during the […]