Month: October 2014

A Conversation with Gabriela Martínez

Gabriela Martínez speaking at the CSWS 40th Anniversary Celebration / photo by Jack Liu.
Media, Democracy, and the Construction of Collective Memory
Reprinted from 2014 CSWS Annual Review (published October 2014)
CSWS last interviewed Gabriela Martínez for the Annual Review in summer 2012, when she was the incoming associate director of CSWS. Now entering her third and final […]

Homelessness and Home: videos on homeless women in Eugene

Jana Thrift, videographer
Homelessness and Home is the website of the Community Philosophy Institute in the UO Philosophy Department. The purpose of the website is “to support creative, intellectual, and practical address of the problems of homelessness. The UO Community Philosophy Institute seeks to consider contemporary homelessness in our own community of Eugene, Oregon, and beyond.”
The […]

Panel linked to CSWS-funded survey proposes UO sexual violence office

October 23, 2014
Eugene, OR—A task force charged with studying sexual assault prevention methods at the University of Oregon recommended the creation of a single office on campus for sexual and gender violence. This was among 23 recommendations presented on October 22 to the University of Oregon Senate by the task force co-chairwoman, Carol Stabile, […]

Three CSWS affiliates receive UO Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards

Three CSWS faculty affiliates have been named recipients of the University of Oregon Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for AY 2014-15. They are among 13 UO faculty members chosen for this award.
The three are CSWS advisory board member Elizabeth Reis, professor and head, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Lynn Stephen, professor, Department of Anthropology, […]

Fembot BAD Interview: Gendering the Recession

Books Aren’t Dead (BAD) interview for October 2014 is now uploaded on the Fembot website. In this month’s interview Lauren DeCarvalho (assistant professor, University of Arkansas) talks with Diane Negra (professor, University College Dublin) and Yvonne Tasker (professor, University of East Anglia), coeditors of Gendering the Recession: Media and Culture in the Age of Austerity […]

Lorwin Lecture: James Braxton Peterson examines the triumphs and challenges of the Black Lives Matter movement

[ October 22, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] EMU Ballroom
UO campus
1222 E. 13th Ave.
“A Song, A Slogan, and A Service: Dispatches from the Movement for Black Lives”
James Braxton Peterson, Africana Studies and English, Lehigh University

The Oregon Humanities Center (OHC) is pleased to inaugurate its year of programming on the theme of “Justice” with a visit by noted hip-hop scholar, social commentator, and social […]