Tag: CSWS

Alisa Freedman TEDx Talk: “Female Exchange Students during the Postwar Era”

 

June 1, 2018—Alisa Freedman, back from a sabbatical year doing research in Japan, recently gave a TEDx talk about her CSWS-supported research on Japanese women who studied in the U.S. from 1949-1966. Freedman teaches Japanese literature & film in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, and is newly promoted to full professor.

 


2018 Faculty Promotions & Tenure

The University of Oregon is putting on the 2018 Faculty Promotion Celebration on Tuesday, June 5, to honor all faculty who were promoted and/or received tenure during academic year 2018.  Congratulations to all those being honored.
We would like to especially acknowledge former CSWS associate director Gabriela Martinez, who was promoted to full professor in the […]

Charise Cheney among trio honored for teaching excellence with annual Tykeson Awards

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Charise Cheney and two other faculty honored for excellence in teaching.
From Around the O: Three faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences have been recognized for excellence in teaching as recipients of this year’s Tykeson Teaching Awards.
This year’s award winners are Charise Cheney, associate professor of […]

2018-19 CSWS Research Awards: Jane Grant Fellowship, Graduate and Faculty Research Grants

April 9, 2018—The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon recently awarded more than $67,000 in graduate student and faculty research grants to support research on women and gender during the 2018-19 academic year. The research being funded includes projects focused in Senegal, Ghana, the Caribbean, and across the […]

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages).
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. Lani Teves is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. A CSWS faculty […]

CSWS advisory board member Andrea Herrera interviewed for New York Magazine

April 3, 2018—CSWS advisory board member Andrea P. Herrera was interviewed as a sociologist and parent for one of New York Magazine‘s current cover stories: “It’s a Theyby! Raising the Gender Creative Child.” Her comments appear toward the middle of the article and beyond.
Herrera is a doctoral candidate in the UO Department of Sociology and […]