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Aug 1, 2010

In Memoriam: 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, Oregon.

May 24, 2010

Feminist Technology

“Teaching Feminist Technology Design" by Frances Bronet and Linda L. Layne is the title of a chapter (Ch 7: p. 179) in the newly released book Feminist Technology. Frances Bronet is dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, University of Oregon.

May 15, 2010

Men, Women, Muxe: Mexico’s Third Gender

CSWS Executive Committee member Lynn Stephen recently appeared on the CNN program “Men, Women, Muxe” in the series “The World’s Untold Stories.” Stephen—director of the University of Oregon’s Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and distinguished professor of anthropology and ethnic studies—provided background and commentary on the Muxes of Juchitán, Oaxaca. The Muxes are a Zapotec indigenous third gender who have a long history in southern Mexico. Stephen has conducted research on gender and sexuality in southern Mexico and published an article in 2002 on this topic.

Mar 29, 2010

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

WomenInMathProject2A preprint of this article, submitted to the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, can be viewed on Vitulli’s Women in Math website.

Mar 22, 2010

News: Local | "Students examine nature of beauty" | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon

News: Local | "Students examine nature of beauty" | The Register-Guard | Eugene, Oregon.

Click on the above link to read an article about a Women’s History Month presentation in a Eugene School District 4J middle school by UO graduate student Mickey Stellavato.  The talk was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society through its graduate Road Scholars Program.

Jan 14, 2010

CAS Dean Talks About Fatherhood

Coltrane-IMG_1825Sociologist 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

Nov 1, 2009

Jennifer Freyd on Betrayal Trauma

Jennifer Freyd, UO Department of Psychology

Psychology professor Jennifer Freyd’s paper “Exposure to Betrayal Trauma and Risks to the Well-Being of Girls and Women” is now available online in the Fall 2009 issue of CSWS Research Matters.

Oct 14, 2009

Women of Color Project

CSWS was awarded a Ford Foundation grant in March 2008 from the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW). “Diversifying the Leadership of Women’s Research Centers,” was meant to promote the leadership of women of color from historically underrepresented groups in the United States within NCRW and within its women’s research, policy, and advocacy member centers. CSWS and the UO Office of the Vice President for Research provided matching funds.

 

Oct 10, 2009

Changing Images of Japanese Workingwomen

Actress Amami Yuki (left) accepts an award for helping to popularize “Ara-fo.”

by Alisa Freedman, Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Film

Aug 4, 2009

Michelle McKinley Wins Newberry Fellowship

UO law professor Michelle McKinley

University of Oregon law professor Michelle McKinley has been awarded a Newberry Library Short-Term Resident Fellowship for Individual Research for her work-in-progress titled “Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Legal Activism, and Ecclesiastical Courts in Colonial Lima, 1593-1700.”

Jul 21, 2009

CSWS-Supported Student Wins Fulbright

Ingrid Nelson, at the Centro de Formação Jurídica e Judiciária in Matola, Mozambique.

Graduate student Ingrid Nelson is one of eight UO students to receive a U.S. Student Program Fulbright award this year. The grant will support her doctoral dissertation research, “Gender Equity and Rural Sustainable Development in Zambézia, Mozambique.”

Apr 30, 2009

Joan Acker—Capturing the Spirit of Oregon

Joan Acker

Joan Acker is one of eight people who will be honored during Lane County's Sixth Annual Older Americans Month celebration on May 6. The theme this year is “Lane County Honors Older Americans Who Capture the Spirit of Oregon.” Following is the nomination letter submitted by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Mar 21, 2009

Reconstructing the Lives of Zapotec Women

Filmmaker Gabriela Martínez with Juana Vásquez Vásquez
From the Field: Americas Research Interest Group
by Gabriela Martínez, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication and Stephanie Wood, Senior Research Associate, CSWS