Month: January 2016

CSWS faculty affiliate Ed Chang Calls for more representation in video games

Ed Chang
In a lecture titled “Brown Skins, White Avatars: Racebending and Straightwashing in Digital Games,” Edmond Chang spoke about how video games like Assassin’s Creed and World of Warcraft “manipulate race and sexuality, reinforce stereotypes, and sometimes lack diversity.”
Chang, a CSWS faculty affiliate and visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies at University of […]

C.J. Pascoe to keynote OSU’s 4th Annual Healthy Masculinities Conference

[ February 13, 2016; ] [caption id="attachment_23297" align="alignright" width="200"] C.J. Pascoe[/caption]

University of Oregon professor Dr. C.J. Pascoe will be the keynote speaker at Oregon State University’s 4th Annual Healthy Masculinities Conference. Pascoe, a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an associate professor of sociology at UO. The conference will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the OSU Memorial Union. The […]

Immigration Law Speaker Series: Abigail Molina

[ April 6, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

Room 141
UO School of Law
Knight Law Center

Abigail Molina is an immigration law attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who represents clients seeking defense from deportation, applications for citizenship, and petitions for humanitarian immigration relief. She will discuss women & children and incarceration on the southwestern border.

Sponsored by the Career Center and Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Associate […]

Margaret Hallock retires after more than 30 years at UO

CSWS salutes our long-time Advisory Board member and collaborative researcher, Margaret Hallock
January 20, 2016—“For more than three decades, Margaret Hallock has served the UO and the broader community by looking at the world through the eyes of workers, women and the poor and imagining a better society.
“During that time, she worked as an economics professor, […]

Directed by Theresa May, the Pulitzer Prize–winning play “Water by the Spoonful” to debut on campus

Source: ‘Water by the Spoonful’ to debut at Hope Theater | Around the O
CSWS faculty affiliate Theresa May directs the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Water by the Spoonful,” which will open at the Hope Theatre in the Miller Theatre Complex on the University of Oregon campus on Jan. 21. Tickets are free to UO students. […]

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema, a new book by David Li

Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema
by David Leiwei Li (Routledge, March 2016, 230 pages)
CSWS faculty affiliate David Leiwei Li’s book Economy, Emotion, and Ethics in Chinese Cinema is due out soon and available for preorder. David Leiwei Li is a professor in the UO Department of English.
The book “investigates major Chinese-language films from mainland […]