Month: May 2014

Inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow Visits UO Campus

Canadian scholar Kathryn Allan traveled to Eugene in late May to carry out her research project, “Locating Dis/Ability in Utopian Feminist Science Fiction.” Chosen as the inaugural Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction fellow, Allan spent 10 days in the University of Oregon Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library. Read more about her research […]

Marie A. Vitulli named 2014 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecturer

Marie A. Vitulli
University of Oregon professor emerita of mathematics and CSWS faculty affiliate Marie A. Vitulli will deliver the 2014 AWM-MAA Falconer Lecture at MathFest 2014 during August 6 – 9 in Portland, OR.
May 19, 2014—The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are pleased to announce that Marie […]

CSWS Associate Director Gabriela Martínez Selected as Resident Scholar by UO’s Wayne Morse Center

Gabriela Martinez
CSWS associate director Gabriela Martínez is one of two University of Oregon professors selected as a 2014-15 Resident Scholar by UO’s Wayne Morse Center. In its recent news release, the Wayne Morse Center noted that each year the center “hosts two University of Oregon faculty members as resident scholars, one from the School of […]

Author of “Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism” Interviewed

Fembot’s Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) interview for May 2014 is now available on the Fembot website. In this BAD interview Magdalena Olszanowski (Ph.D. Candidate, Concordia University) talks with Laura Portwood-Stacer (Visiting Assistant Professor, New York University), author of Lifestyle Politics and Radical Activism (Bloomsbury Press, 2013).
You can listen to this interview at:
Both the podcast […]

CSWS Advisory Board member Michelle McKinley named Princeton Program in Law and Public Affairs fellow

Professor Michelle McKinley
April 29, 2014—“Oregon Law’s Michelle McKinley recently was named a fellow with Princeton University’s Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA). McKinley’s project was one of five to secure a fellowship out of a large pool of applicants.
“The program brings world-class legal experts together to explore the role of law in constituting politics, […]