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Nov 9, 2020

CSWS Kitchen Table podcast coming soon

Over the summer, CSWS began work on a new podcast series called Kitchen Table, hosted by CSWS Director Michelle McKinley and Shoniqua Roach, assistant professor of African and African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University.

Nov 9, 2020

CSWS Kitchen Table podcast coming soon

Over the summer, CSWS began work on a new podcast series called Kitchen Table, hosted by CSWS Director Michelle McKinley and Shoniqua Roach, assistant professor of African and African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Brandeis University.

Oct 28, 2020

Ana Lara wins Ruth Benedict Prize

Assistant Professor Ana-Maurine Lara, women's, gender, and sexuality studies, has been awarded the Ruth Benedict Prize of the Association for Queer Anthropology, a section of the American Anthropological Association for her book Queer Freedom: Black Sovereignty (SUNY Press 2020), out this month.

Oct 28, 2020

Museum's exhibit on Eugene's civil rights history goes digital

racing to change posterFrom Around the O, Oct. 27, 2020 — To help meet the challenges of a global pandemic, the UO’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History is unveiling its first fully online exhibit, “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years – The Eugene Story.”

Oct 28, 2020

UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities

From Around the O, Oct. 12, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced the launch of a series of initiatives to combat racism and enhance inclusion on campus, including the creation of a new research and policy center focused on racial disparities and resilience.

Oct 13, 2020

Oct. 20 Talk to Discuss Democracy

This fall, the Wayne Morse Center celebrates 20 years of promoting civic engagement, inclusive democracy, and justice with a series of talks on the theme of science, policy, and the public:

Sep 15, 2020

Tara Fickle Wins American Book Award

Tara Fickle

CSWS faculty affiliate , associate professor of English, has been named a 2020 American Book Award winner for her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities (New York University Press).

Jul 21, 2020

The Many Shapes of Caregiving

The Eugene Register-Guard today published an op-ed piece by the leaders of the CSWS Campaign for Caregivers. Please click here to read the full article and share widely!

Jul 13, 2020

Survey of UO community reveals caregiver concerns

A recent survey shows UO faculty and staff who care for children, elders, and other dependents are very concerned about available caregiving support for the upcoming academic year during the COVID-19 crisis.