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Remembering Sandra Morgen

A celebration of life for anthropology professor Sandra Morgen will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Morgen died Sept. 27 of ovarian cancer, at age 66. The celebration takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom.
A pioneer in feminist anthropology, Morgen joined the UO in 1991 as an associate professor […]

Transformative Times

Panelist speak at the Transformative Philanthropy forum.

Dear Friends, Champions, Supporters, and Colleagues of the Center for the Study of Women in Society,
We have tried to write this statement countless times over the past two weeks since a law professor wore blackface at her Halloween party.
First, there were no words. How could we even respond to that? Then, there were too many […]

Promising Practices

Promising practices for institutional support for families! CSWS was thrilled to see this memo from the Brown University Provost.

“This memo is intended to increase awareness of the challenges posed by afterhours programming and to offer concrete suggestions by which chairs and directors can continue to build the research capacity of the university without marginalizing or […]

Breathtaking History

Last night, on July 28, 2016, history was made when Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman to be nominated by one of the two major political parties in the United States. What’s more, her nomination comes as we prepare to say goodbye to our nation’s first black president. To be witnesses to this moment […]

Stephanie Jed: ‘Firmar la Mano’: Embodiment and Movement in the Work of Humanist Scholarship

[ May 19, 2014; 4:45 pm to 6:15 pm. ] Paulson Reading Room
Knight Library, 2nd Floor North
15th & Kincaid Street
University of Oregon

[caption id="attachment_19364" align="alignright" width="300"] Sample of original italic typeface designed by Ludovico Arrighi ca 1527.[/caption]
‘Firmar la Mano’: Embodiment and Movement in the Work of Humanist Scholarship
Ludovico Vicentino degli Arrighi (1475–1527) is an important figure in the history of calligraphy and type design. In this […]

CSWS Noon Talk: “Global Feminisms in Media Development,” with Gabriela Martínez

[ April 16, 2014; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Hendricks Hall 330
Jane Grant Room
1408 University St., UO campus

[caption id="attachment_18421" align="alignleft" width="245"] Gabriela Martínez / photo by Jack Liu[/caption]

This talk looks at the different ways in which “feminism” gets to be articulated around the world, and in particular in the developing world, through media development. It also reveals how grassroots media development and other media […]