Month: December 2012

Upcoming Reading: “The Missing Italian Girl,” by Barbara Corrado Pope

[ March 2, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Now out in hardback and available in eBook Formats Online, The Missing Italian Girl (Pegasus Books, February 2013) is the third crime novel in the Bernard Martin mystery series of Barbara Corrado Pope, professor emerita, UO Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

March 2 at Knight Library marks the first reading from […]

Racial Representations: African American Literature Since 1975

[ April 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] a


Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.
UO campus

A group of innovative scholars who specialize in African American literature will gather at the University of Oregon to give talks about their research on April 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This free symposium is open to the public and will take place in the Alumni […]

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink

UO Today #526: Brenda Frink | University of Oregon Video.
Brenda Frink, research associate at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University, talks about pioneer societies and Pioneer Mother monuments in the American West.
Dr. Frink lectured on “Pioneer Mother: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Public Monuments in the U.S. West,” at the […]

The Hidden Ways Microfinance Hurts Women

The Hidden Ways Microfinance Hurts Women | Brandeis Magazine.
Lamia Karim’s book, Microfinance and Its Discontents: Women in Debt in Bangladesh, (University of Minnesota Press, 2011) is featured in the Fall 2012/ Winter 2013 issue of Brandeis Magazine. An associate professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and the former associate director of the Center […]

“Latinas and Citizenship in Oregon”: an essay by Marcela Mendoza

“Latinas and Citizenship in Oregon”
Author(s): Marcela Mendoza
Oregon Historical Quarterly, Vol. 113, No. 3 (Fall 2012), pp. 444-451
Published by: Oregon Historical Society
Abstract: Marcela Mendoza considers the relationship between family and citizenship in Oregon’s Latino community, particularly by looking at how women’s work both maintains the continuity of cultural heritage and facilitates settlement into new communities. Drawing […]

CSWS Noon Talk: Karyn Lewis on Women in STEM

[ April 24, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 330 Hendricks
Jane Grant Rm
1408 University
UO campus

Read the Around the O story
“When Hard Work Doesn’t Pay Off: Exploring Self-Perceptions to Understand the Underrepresentation of Women in STEM”
Karyn Lewis is a Ph.D. candidate in the UO Department of Psychology. She received a 2010 CSWS graduate student research grant for her work on this research.
From the 2012 CSWS […]