Month: January 2016

Feminist Philosophy RIG Members Retreat to Workshop Papers-in-Progress

Feminist Philosophy RIG members at retreat, January 2016
From January 8-10, 2016, the CSWS’s Feminist Philosophy Research Interest Group (RIG) at the University of Oregon journeyed on an organized writing retreat to Waldport, Oregon. Participants workshopped papers-in-progress in a supportive community setting, which offered the time and space for small and focused workshops organized around specific […]

Book celebration: Alaí Reyes-Santos presents “Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antilles”

Pictured is Alaí Reyes-Santos.

[ May 20, 2016; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Alder Building Conference Rm (first floor)
818 E. 15th Ave.
UO campus

Ethnic Studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos presents her book Our Caribbean Kin: Race and Nation in the Neoliberal Antillesat UO. Prof. Amalia Cabezas, UC, Riverside, will discuss the contributions of the book to the fields of Ethnic Studies and Gender Studies, and Caribbean, Latin American and Latino […]

Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics

[ June 2, 2016; 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus
Opening reception: 4:30-5:00
Talk: 5:00-6:30

“Running from Office: Why Young Americans are Turned Off to Politics”

with Jennifer Lawless

Dr. Jennifer Lawless is professor of government at American University. She focuses on gender politics in the United States and will discuss the finding of her most recent book, Running from Office: Why Young Americans […]

Increasing the Visibility of Your Humanities or Social Science Research

[ June 3, 2016; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Come learn how to increase the visibility of your humanities and social science work among academic and non-academic audiences from a panel of experts including the University of Oregon’s Lauren Kessler (School of Journalism and Communication), Nicole Dahmen (School of Journalism and Communication), Molly Blancett from UO Media Relations, Jennifer […]

Fembot Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

[ April 13, 2016; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Knight Library
Room 122

Come join the Fembot Collective for our Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to contribute figures, movements, organizations, and ideas historically marginalized because of gender, race, and sexuality into Wikipedia!

Help us make sure that the virtual world of free and accessible knowledge offers a gender inclusive history. Instruction will be provided by Bryce Peake, Assistant Professor of […]

“Sexual Violence at College: From Betrayal and Inequality to Research and Action”

[ April 13, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:20 pm. ] Lawrence
Room 115


In collaboration with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Psi Chi will host Jennifer M. Gómez, a Ford Fellow and doctoral candidate in Professor Jennifer Freyd’s Dynamics Lab in the Department of Psychology at UO.

By incorporating oppression and inequality into her research, Gómez has proposed cultural betrayal trauma theory as a way to study diverse […]