Month: May 2012

SOJC Associate Professor Gabriela Martínez Chosen for CSWS Post

May 9, 2012—Whether she is documenting the deadly effects of open-fire cooking and heating on children and women in Mayan homes in highland Guatemala, rescuing the history of indigenous women in Mexico, or writing about the geographical expansion and institutional growth of the Spanish telecommunications company Telefónica, UO associate professor and documentary filmmaker Gabriela Martínez […]

Maggie Evans Receives a 2012 OHC Dissertation Fellowship

Meagan “Maggie” Evans, a PhD candidate in the UO Department of English, has been awarded a Fall 2012 Oregon Humanities Center (OHC) Dissertation Fellowship for her dissertation “Sounding Silence: Twentieth-Century Feminist Poetic Innovation.”
Evans, who won the 2011 CSWS Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship, said about the OHC award: “I am grateful for the financial support that […]

Mara Williams: InsideOregon story

UO graduate teaching fellow accepted into Chicago comics program
May 15, 2012—“Mara Williams has been drawing her entire life. The graduate teaching fellow in the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication is a self-described, consummate scribbler and doodler.” Read more….

Mara Williams Accepted to Comics Industry Intensive—at the Mistress Level

“Filling Out Application,” or, “My Life on the Internet” copyright by Mara Williams.
UO graduate student Mara Williams has been accepted at the Mistress level to the Adventure School for Ladies: Comics Intensive, a residential program focused on increasing diversity in the comics industry. Mara is only one of two artists accepted at the Mistress level. The […]

Ruth Ozeki, “A Tale for the Time Being” — Reading & Booksigning

[ May 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Fir Room, 1222 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus, Eugene    FREE & open to the public
Ruth Ozeki is a Canadian-American novelist, filmmaker, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her new novel, A Tale for the Time Being, was published in March by Viking. She is also the author of My Year of Meats and All Over […]

“Common Ground: Land, Language, Story” — the 2013 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

[ May 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] May 11 panel & workshops: Eugene Public Library, 10th Ave. & Olive St. (100 W 10th Ave Eugene, OR 97401). Free and open to the public. Starting April 20, pre-register for limited spaces for the Saturday afternoon workshops at: 541-682-5450 (Press 2).

The Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon […]