Month: December 2015

“Imaginactivism”: Scholar Joan Haran to Spend Two Years at CSWS as the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellow

Dr. Joan Haran
December 9, 2015—December 1 marked the starting date of scholar Joan Haran’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Global Fellowship at the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon. Dr. Haran will be tracking attempts to adapt Starhawk’s novel The Fifth Sacred Thing as a transmedia phenomenon. First published in 1993 […]

Missa Aloisi: “Architecture Without Ego”

[ February 8, 2016; 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. February 9, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Eugene Location:
Monday, February 8, 2016
5:30 p.m.
206 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Boulevard

Portland Location:
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
5:00 p.m.
White Stag Block
70 NW Couch Street, Rm 150

STAnDD Lecture / University of Oregon Department of Architecture Winter Lecture Series

Ever wonder what it’s really like to start your own practice? A practice, like a building, must have a beautiful façade, but it […]

adrienne maree brown chosen as 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow

adrienne maree brown, 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow
December 4, 2015
Eugene, OR—adrienne maree brown, an independent science fiction scholar and a social justice activist, has been chosen as the 2015-16 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellow. Brown lives in Detroit, Michigan, and is the coeditor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements, […]

UO Feminist Scholar Lamia Karim Wins Prestigious Fellowship

Lamia Karim
November 17, 2015—Lamia Karim, an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Oregon, has been named a 2016-17 Fellow at the International Research Center “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at Humboldt University in Berlin (IGK re:work) to complete her book manuscript Becoming Labor: Life Cycles of Female Garment […]

CSWS Research Matters Fall 2015: Ana-Maurine Lara’s “Landlines” explores the ideas of home and homeland

Ana-Maurine Lara
Fall 2015: CSWS Research Matters   See also: A Public Performance

“LANDLINES” by Ana-Maurine Lara, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology
LANDLINES is a performance poetry project funded through the Oregon Arts Commission, and which explored ideas of home and homeland. This latest issue of CSWS Research Matters explores the research behind the project.

Dr. Ana-Maurine […]