Month: June 2014

“Whiteness and the Literary Construction of Homosexuality,” a CSWS Noon Talk by Michael Hames-García

[ December 3, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_17249" align="alignright" width="270"] Michael Hames-García / photo by Ernesto Javier Martínez[/caption]



Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus
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Whiteness and the Literary Construction of Homosexuality
CSWS director Michael Hames-García will talk about a new book project that focuses on whiteness and the literary construction of homosexuality in the period between World War II and […]

FEMBOT: Ada, Issue 7, Open Call CFP

Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology |  Issue 7, February 2015
Ada is a publication of Fembot, which is a special project of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society.
Editors: Carol Stabile (University of Oregon) and Radhika Gajjala (Bowling Green State University). We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open […]

CSWS Research Matters Spring 2014: Erin Beck

Spring 2014 CSWS Research Matters:
“In Guatemala: Everyday Practices and Experiences of Development through Women’s Eyes,” by Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon Department of Political Science
Political science professor Erin Beck’s ethnographic study of women in Guatemala who are enrolled in programs of non-governmental organizations with contrasting styles shows that “development is an emergent process […]

Courtney Thorsson Wins 2014 Early Career Award

Courtney Thorsson
June 10, 2014—UO Research Excellence Awards announced | Oregon Research.
Courtney Thorsson, assistant professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is one of two University of Oregon faculty to receive a 2014 Early Career Award. CSWS supported Professor Thorsson’s foodways and literature research with a 2012 CSWS Faculty Research Award. She is the author […]

Running from Peril, Chasing Hope: Central American Children and the Refugee Crisis

[ December 3, 2014; 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

A symposium to start a dialogue, grow awareness, and plan for action

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2:00–4:00 P.M. Plenary Session featuring local experts and faculty members who will lead a discussion of the complex issues surrounding immigration policy and its impact on children and families
4:30–6:30 P.M. Featured Speakers: Julie Lopez, journalist […]

Louise Bishop receives Herman Faculty Achievement Award

Louise Bishop
June 9, 2014—Bishop, Blackwell receive Herman Faculty Achievement Awards | Around the O.
Louise Bishop, associate professor of literature in the Robert D. Clark Honors College, received a Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching. A long-time CSWS faculty affiliate and former member of the advisory board, Bishop has been at the UO […]