2014 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Family, Animal, Story”

[ May 3, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
(10th & Olive)
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Our keynote writer is 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award-winner and New York Times–bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler, whose novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves has opened up new ways of talking about family dynamics and the ethics of animal research.

Saturday’s panels and workshops will meet at Eugene Downtown […]

“Gender-Specific Measures of Economic Conditions and Child Abuse”—Jason Lindo | CSWS Research Matters

Jason Lindo
“Gender-Specific Measures of Economic Conditions and Child Abuse,” the Spring 2013 issue of CSWS Research Matters, examines data collected from California counties, with stark results. Written by Jason Lindo, assistant professor, University of Oregon Department of Economics, the paper takes a different tack than previous studies. Lindo writes that “by focusing on aggregate measures […]

NWWS Panel “Cheek by Jowl: Re-Writing the Human-Animal Relationship”

[ May 1, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus
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The third annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium will be held Thursday May 1, 2014 through Saturday May 3 and will will open with a a conversation about how humans relate to nonhuman beings—whether family members, research subjects, trained workers, zoo dwellers, or free beings—what […]

Lorwin Lecture: “How Title IX Finally Won Its Rightful Seat at the Civil Rights Table of Justice — and Why the Legs Are Still So Wobbly,” with Wendy Murphy

[ April 3, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Columbia 150, UO campus
1215 East 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97403
Free & open to the public

Lawyer Wendy Murphy, JD, delivers the 2014 Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. This keynote lecture focuses on “civil rights violence” and the overt and covert subjugation of violence against women as something other than a civil rights harm. Wendy […]

Fembot Conference: Multiplying Standpoints and Participatory Feminism

[ July 18, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ] a

White Stag Building
70 NW Couch St.
Portland, Oregon  97209

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This event is free and open to UO faculty members, students, and the general public.

The Fembot Collective, and its peer-reviewed journal Ada, value and feature intersectionality in terms of content, membership, editorial practices, and organizational structure. This conference addresses issues related to our networks and […]

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly — “Hope, Suffering and the Play of Possible Selves: A Narrative Perspective on the Good Life”

[ March 6, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Gerlinger Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

Dr. Cheryl Mattingly is a professor of anthropology in the Division of Occupational Science and Therapy at the University of Southern California. Her talk will draw on a 15-year research study with African-American families in Los Angeles. This study explores the experiences of parents of children with chronic illness, and formed […]