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 […]
[ 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
[ January 7, 2010 to January 9, 2010. ] “Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)
“Modern Girls on the Go: Gender, Mobility, and Labor in Japan” (MGG)
University of Oregon
This international workshop, involving scholars from the fields of history, anthropology, visual studies, and literature, will investigate the lived experiences and cultural depictions of women who worked in jobs related to […]
UO Student Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
Senior AlexAnn Westlake is the first-ever winner of the $1,000 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship. Following an open competition among UO undergraduates working on a senior thesis on issues related to women and/or gender, the Center for the Study of Women in Society selected Westlake […]
UO law professor Michelle McKinley
University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for her book manuscript, entitled “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700.”
A member of the CSWS Women of Color Project, McKinley began teaching at the UO School of Law […]
“Institutional Ethnography,” a talk by Dorothy Smith (delivered November 13, 2009), is now available online.
Dorothy Smith is a major feminist sociologist, theorist, and methodologist. Among her many books are: The Everyday World as Problematic; Conceptual Practices of Power; and Institutional Ethnography: A Sociology for People.
Sponsored by CSWS, Women’s and Gender Studies, Sociology.
[ November 13, 2009; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] “Institutional Ethnography” — A Talk by Dorothy Smith
Friday, November 13 Lillis Business Complex, room 285
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Dorothy Smith is a major feminist sociologist, theorist, and methodologist. Among her many books are: The Everyday World as Problematic; Conceptual Practices of Power; and Institutional Ethnography: A sociology for people.
Dorothy Smith received the American Sociological […]