A recent article by CSWS affiliate Sarah Stapleton, assistant professor of education studies, profiles a local group of Eugene women who have been activists for school food for many years and finally saw major success, yet didn’t receive any credit. Stapleton’s article redresses that through a gendered analysis of their story and struggles.
In “Nevertheless, […]
Editor’s note: See comments below for responses to this open letter. Click here for information and updates on the Caregiver Campaign.
We are writing with an urgent request to university leadership, the United Academics, and the UO Senate, deans, and department heads. COVID-19 has uncovered many aspects of our institutional practice that have historically […]
Photo: Students working on archival research projects in the UO Library’s special collections.
Editor’s Note: This article was published in Around the O on June 5, 2020. Yvonne Braun and Judith Raiskin are CSWS faculty affiliates.
Great research is not limited to eureka moments, and inspiring such research isn’t done only by scientists in a laboratory. That’s […]
How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted research productivity?
A recent story in The Guardian explores how female academics are struggling to keep up with teaching and care-giving responsibilities during lockdown. According to the report, women in higher education say that prioritizing their students’ and family’s needs during this crisis has meant allowing research projects, article […]
On April 22, the Caribbean Women Healers: Decolonizing Knowledge in AfroIndigenous Traditions Digital Humanities Project launched the first phase of their website to an enthusiastic online audience. The project’s social media reached around 5,000 people in one day and RSVPs to the Zoom launched after only five days of publicity were in the hundreds […]
On April 21, vice president for equity and inclusion Yvette Alex-Assensoh sent a letter of gratitude to all University of Oregon faculty members. The message outlined invisible challenges around equity and inclusion that our students are facing and listed some guidance and resources for teaching, urging faculty to show kindness and compassion to their students […]