February 19, 2019—The Center for the Study of Women in Society selected four UO graduate students—Quinn Akina, Tara Keegan, Maggie Newton, and Carla Osorio-Veliz—as the recipients of our 2018-19 CSWS Travel Grants. All four will be presenting papers at conferences and will receive $300 each to support their travel expenses.
- Quinn Akina, a graduate employee in the Department of History, will present the paper “Transforming Inmates into Wives: Hawaii’s Experiment with the Incarceration and Domestic Education of Girls, 1915-1939,” at NAISA Conference 2019, to be held in Hamilton, New Zealand.
- Tara Keegan, a graduate employee in the Department of History, will present her paper “Moving Past Pocahontas: Indian Maidens in the Pacific Northwest, 1926” at the Western Association of Women Historians for the panel Seeing and Hearing Native Women in the Early Twentieth Century to be held in April in Portland, Oregon.
- Maggie Newton, a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy, will present the paper “Is Prescribing ‘White Shame’ Possible? A Pragmatist and Feminist Phenomenological Examination,” at the conference of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy.
- Carla Osorio-Veliz, a Phd candidate in the Department of Geography, will present the paper “Womxn of Color in Anti-Gentrification Organizing: A Case Study of the Eastside and South Central Los Angeles,” at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting 2019 to be held in April in Washington D.C.