See the Upcoming Events calendar on opening page of this website for up-to-date information on all upcoming events. 

Slideshow: Scenes from our 2016-17 year of events at CSWS.


Fall 2016

  • 10/4/16 Welcome Reception for New Women Faculty, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m., Gerlinger Alumni Lounge
  • 10/13 & 10/14/16 Lorwin Lecture: Cherrie Moraga, “The Last Exhale of Our Mother’s Breath” — The ‘Work’ of the First Generation Writer — keynote Lorwin Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and an activist methods workshop for faculty and graduate students.
  • 10/26/16 CSWS Noon Talk: Joan Haran, “Imaginactivism: Science Fiction and Social Justice Projects”
  • 11/9/16 Lorwin Series: “Transformative Philanthropy” — a forum on the unique and particular ways in which social justice philanthropy—both fundraising and grantmaking—can bring, and has brought about, social change for women, LGBTQ people, and people of color. Featuring Gabriel Foster, co-founder and Executive Director, Trans Justice Funding Project; Kris Hermanns, CEO, Pride Foundation; and Carol Tatch, Major Giving Director, MRG Foundation.
  • 11/7/16 CSWS Graduate Coffee Hour & Grants Information Session with Q&A to learn how to apply for CSWS Research Grants,  Jane Grant Conference Room, Hendricks Hall 330.

 Winter 2017

  • 1/23/17 Lorwin Series: Saru Jayaraman “Food First: Justice, Security, and Sovereignty” — keynote lecture and panel discussion focused on food justice issues.
  • 3/3/17   6th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Women and Work: Stories of the Great Migration,” featuring Ayana Mathis. alk with Ayana Mathis: Downtown Eugene Public Library. Light reception, JSMA Ford Lecture Hall;Panel with Ayana Mathis: JSMA Ford Lecture Hall; Keynote talk with Ayana Mathis: Downtown Eugene Public Library.


Spring 2017