Month: September 2013

“The Right to Culture as a Human Right: Noise, Gender Violence, and the Cultural Defense”—Alison Dundes Renteln

[ January 29, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Ben Linder Room
Erb Memorial Union
1222 E. 13th Ave.

Presented by Alison Dundes Renteln, Professor of Political Science, Anthropology, Law, and Public Policy, University of Southern California

Immigrants often have to give up their customs to conform to the standards of their new society. But should newcomers to the U.S. be expected to discard their traditions, even though […]

CSWS Knight Library Display Spotlights 40 Years on Campus

[ September 16, 2013 to November 29, 2013. ] Knight Library, 1501 Kincaid St.

“40 Years Strong, A Timeline of Feminist Research, Teaching, and Activism on Campus” is currently on display at the Knight Library on the UO campus.  Researched by Jenée Wilde, a PhD candidate in English (Folklore) and CSWS development fellow, the display was developed in collaboration with Cristian Boboia, Image Services, UO Libraries, […]

“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America” with Professor Michelle McKinley

[ January 27, 2014; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Lewis Lounge, Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
UO campus
The University of Oregon School of Law presents the Bernard B. Kliks Professorship lecture:
“Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America,” with Professor Michelle McKinley

How could enslaved women assert legal claims to personhood, wages, and virtue, when the law regarded them as mere property? […]

UO’s Richmond appointed presidential chair

Geri Richmond
“University of Oregon chemist Geraldine ‘Geri’ Richmond, who was named last year to the 25-member National Science Board, has been appointed to serve as the UO’s second-ever presidential chair. Richmond will serve as the UO’s presidential chair in science. She specializes in chemistry, materials science and chemical reactions on liquid surfaces.”
Read more: UO’s Richmond […]

CSWS Research Grant Awardees Kate Mondloch and Shannon Elizabeth Bell featured in the Eugene Weekly

Research Corner |
In With the New
Kate Mondloch bridges contemporary art with new technology
Not all research is done in a laboratory. According to University of Oregon Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies Kate Mondloch, art galleries serve as her very own scientific Petri dish where she examines how contemporary art is becoming increasingly intertwined […]

CSWS: “Women’s Stories, Women’s Lives” JSMA Photo Exhibit

[ September 9, 2013 11:00 am to December 29, 2013 5:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_17214" align="alignright" width="214"] Photo caption: Patricia Harris Noyes (American, 1921-2010) / IRENE, BIG LIMIT CAFÉ, CABAZON, CALIFORNIA, 1948 / Gelatin silver print, 9-5/8 x 7-9/16 inches / Gift of the Estate of Patricia H. Noyes; 2010:19.1[/caption]

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1430 Johnson Lane, UO campus

Gallery Talk: October 18  Noon to 1:00 p.m.

This special selection […]