Tag: CSWS

New children’s book, movie put a song in professor’s heart

Editor’s note: CSWS is one of several UO units that awarded research funds to Prof. Ernesto Javier Martínez in support of this creative work.
A new book and film have a University of Oregon professor singing a happy tune.
December 10, 2018 (from Around the O)—Ernesto Javier Martínez, an associate professor of ethnic studies at the UO, […]

Allyship trainings with returning guest facilitator Janée Woods

[ February 11, 2019; 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. February 12, 2019; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Save-the-date

Must pre-register for these workshops

More information to come

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.

ABOUT JANEE

Janée Woods is a former attorney who now works at a nonprofit organization focused on supporting community engagement, strengthening democracy and fostering racial equity. She has coached communities across the country on how to organize for equitable […]

Scholar V Varun Chaudhry joins the CSWS staff as research assistant

CSWS welcomes scholar V Varun Chaudhry to the staff as pro tem research assistant.
Chaudhry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. His work focuses on the institutionalization of “transgender” in nonprofit and funding agencies through ethnographic research in Philadelphia, PA.
V Varun Chaudhry
V’s research has been generously supported by the Social […]

Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] “Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
a public lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Straub Hall, Room 156
Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award for creative nonfiction for Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prison, and […]

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium: Christen Smith, “Facing the Dragon”

[ March 7, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
UO campus
Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium
“Facing the Dragon”
Christen Smith, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology
University of Texas at Austin
Bio

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Christen Smith researches engendered anti-Black state violence and Black community responses to it in Brazil and the Americas. Her work primarily focuses on transnational anti-Black police violence, Black liberation […]

When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | Opinion

This opinion piece is written by V Varun Chaudhry, a scholar-in-residence at the Leeway Foundation, an anthropology PhD candidate at Northwestern University, and a predoctoral fellow in the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon.
When it comes to gender identity, inclusion is more than using the right pronoun | […]