Celeste Reeb Selected as the 2019-20 CSWS Jane Grant Fellow

A committee of feminist faculty members unanimously selected
Celeste Reeb as the recipient of the 2019-20 Jane Grant Dissertation
Fellowship, awarded annually by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society
to support a PhD candidate already advanced to candidacy in writing their
dissertation on women and gender.

Celeste Reeb

Reeb’s work on her dissertation topic — “Closed Captioning:
Reading […]

The 2019 Faculty Research Awards go to 24 UO scholars

Editor’s Note: Six feminist scholars are among those who will receive OVPRI’s 2019 Faculty Research Awards. They are Sangita Gopal, Deborah Green, Jocelyn Hollander, Lamia Karim, Judith Raiskin, and Lesley Jo Weaver.

From Around the O, April 8 — UO researchers and scholars examining everything from mapping the Internet to women filmmaking in India to the […]

Book Celebration: “Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics”

[ May 22, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Alder Street Building, Conference Room, 818 E. 15th Ave., UO campus

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

(Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)Publisher’s synopsis

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies.

Shireen Roshanravan is […]

2018-19 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship winner Laura Strait to talk about her research

[ May 30, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
330 Hendricks Hall, 1408 University St., UO campus

Laura Strait, a Ph.D. candidate in Media Studies, School of Journalism and Communication, will give a talk about her dissertation research, “Occupying a Third Place: Pro-Life Feminism, Legible Politics, and the Edge of Women’s Liberation,” on May 30, 2019, in the Jane Grant Conference Room at CSWS, 330 […]

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa takes new post

CSWS Operations Manager Dena Zaldúa recently accepted a position as the new Development Director for the MRG Foundation, which works for a more just and joyful Oregon by making grants to radical, cutting edge, and grassroots social justice groups across the state.

Dena Zaldúa

Zaldúa joined the staff of CSWS on July 1, 2016, in […]

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]