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, […]

CSWS Celebrates Women’s History Month with Presentations at Local Schools

Michele Aichele
The Center for the Study of Women in Society is playing an active community role in celebrating Women’s History Month this March by sending UO graduate students and professors into Eugene School District 4J classrooms through its Road Scholars Program. The scholars will speak to the 2010 theme of the National Women’s History Project, […]

“Whatever Happened to Zulay?”—a research paper by Sharon R. Sherman

Professor Sharon Sherman shoots documentary footage on location in a small Andean village in Ecuador. Anthropologist Mabel Preloran is on the far left.
Documentary filmmaker Sharon R. Sherman’s paper “Whatever Happened to Zulay?” is now available online in the Winter 2010 issue of CSWS Research Matters.
Argentine filmmaker Jorge Preloran and anthropologist Mabel Preloran made a film […]

Welfare Reform in a Time of Crisis

[ February 9, 2010; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room, Knight Library
A moderated talk and book celebration with authors
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt

Join CSWS and the UO Department of Sociology in a discussion and celebration of the publication of Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Workers and Welfare Reform. The event will include 10-minute talks by the three authors, followed by a […]

Lynn Stephen Receives Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from UO

Professor Lynn Stephen (photo by Michael McDermott)
January 2010—Lynn Stephen was selected as a winner of the 2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award from the University of Oregon for contributions to diversity and equity efforts in the university community. Director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of Anthropology and […]

Scott Testifies Before Oregon Legislative Committees

Making Employment Work for Low Wage Families: Oregon’s Employment-Related Child Care Subsidy Program
Ellen Scott, University of Oregon associate professor of Sociology and head, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, testified before the Oregon Senate Commerce and Workforce Development Committee and the Oregon House Business and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Development in early January, delivering the […]

CAS Dean Talks About Fatherhood

Sociologist Scott Coltrane, dean of the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about research on parenting, gender equity and the evolving role of fathers to a noon-time audience of about 75 people Wednesday, January 13, at a lecture sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Oregon Daily Emerald story