Month: November 2013

“Building Feminist Worlds” Recommended Book List

Molly Gloss / photo by Jack Liu
Building Feminist Worlds—40th Anniversary Symposium panel recommended works: L. Timmel Duchamp, Molly Gloss, Andrea Hairston, Larissa Lai, Margaret McBride
At the CSWS 40th Anniversary celebration November 9, guest panelists in Session 3 of the Sally Miller Gearhart “Worlds Beyond World” Feminist Science Fiction symposium recommended books, stories, films, plays, and […]

Fall 2013 Research Matters: Eileen Otis on “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China”

Sociology professor Eileen Otis writes about how migrants from rural areas navigate China’s new urban class system in the latest issue of Research Matters, a publication of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society. Otis’s paper, “Worlds of Work in Walmart, China,” discusses her experiences interviewing migrant workers in China during her […]

CSWS Names First Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow at the 40th Anniversary Celebration Keynote Event

November 8, 2013
Eugene, OR – Canadian scholar and editor Kathryn Allan has been selected as the first ever recipient of the Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship. Sponsored equally by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Robert D. Clark Honors College, and the UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives, the award […]

5 Ways to Support Women’s Research and Creativity at CSWS

How to Help
To support the work of CSWS, call (541) 346-5015 or email To send a check, mail to: Center for the Study of Women in Society, 1201 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1201
1. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender, Race, and Sexuality
Over the past forty years, the Center for the Study of Women in Society […]

Now Out! The Fembot Collective Focuses on Feminist Science Fiction in Ada, Issue No. 3

November 5, 2013—The Fembot Collective is delighted to announce the third issue of Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology! This issue, “Feminist Science Fiction,” is edited by special issue editor Alexis Lothian (Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University of Pennsylvania). We invite you to read the articles at
Many thanks to the Fembot […]

Impact of Imagination on Society Award to Ursula K. Le Guin

Impact of Imagination on Society: Ursula K. Le Guin
The 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Award for Impact of Imagination on Society was presented to Ursula K. Le Guin, author of science fiction and fantasy works for adults and children, on 22 October 2013 in Washington, D.C.  Shelley Streeby, director, Clarion Writers’ Workshop at University of California, […]