Month: April 2018

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

Pictured is Judith Eisen.

From Around the O: Judith Eisen honored
April 20, 2018—UO biologist Judith Eisen is best known to the world as a pioneer in using zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system.
On campus, in addition to her research, she played a lead role in establishing the Science Literacy Program and has influenced how faculty members […]

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages).
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance. Lani Teves is an assistant professor, Department of Ethnic Studies, University of Oregon. A CSWS faculty […]

OVPRI 2018-19 Faculty Research Award recipients include numerous CSWS faculty affiliates & grant awardees

Congratulations to the many CSWS faculty affiliates named as recipients of 2018-19 OVPRI Faculty Research Awards. These include Mary Wood (English), Kristin Yarris (International Studies), Lynn Stephen (Anthropology), Laura Pulido (Ethnic Studies), Kate Mondloch (History of Art & Architecture), Ernesto Martinez (Ethnic Studies), Ana-Maurine Lara (Anthropology), Alai-Reyes Santos (Ethnic Studies), Mai-Lin Cheng (Clark Honors College), […]

Spring speakers series: “Thinking Authenticity”

[ May 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. May 16, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. May 23, 2018; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

May 2 : Knight Library, Browsing Room
May 16 & May 23: Willamette 100
Free & open to the public

Spring speakers series: “Thinking Authenticity”

May 16, 2018
Willamette 100
“Reading Aime Cesaire in the Era of Black Lives Matter,” with Frieda Ekotto, University of Michigan


May 23, 2018
Willamette 100
“The Face on Film: Made and Unmade,” with Noa Steimatsky, ACLS / Berkeley […]

New book from Erin McKenna

Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends
a new book from Erin McKenna, Professor, UO Department of Philosophy
Erin McKenna’s new book, Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends, has been
published by the University of Georgia Press.
Erin McKenna
Description from the publisher’s website:
“Most livestock in the United States currently live in cramped and unhealthy confinement, have few stable social relationships with humans […]

CSWS director Michelle McKinley named Williams Fellow with two other faculty

Pictured is Michelle McKinley with two other Williams Fellow recipients.

Three University of Oregon faculty members have been awarded 2018-19 Williams Fellowships
Around the O, March 30, 2018—Anita Chari, Claudia Holguin and Michelle McKinley were honored by the Williams Council for their dedication and commitment to innovative undergraduate education.
Chari is an associate professor of political science. She is a political theorist with a commitment to innovative […]