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Welcome Dr. Edmond Chang and Dr. Margaret Rhee

Dear WGS faculty, students, staff, and supporters, Please join us in welcoming Dr. Edmond Chang and Dr. Margaret Rhee to the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Oregon. Both are Visiting Assistant Professors of Women’s and Gender Studies and will be teaching new ...
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New classes–sci fi, pop culture, Islam, explicit sex & politics and more!

The WGS department is growing and we are adding new classes as part of this growth. Check them out below! Class names WGS 199 – Gender and Pop Culture – NO PREREQS! WGS 331 – Sci/Technol & Gender – The Fembot, Women, and the Construction of Difference in Film and Media ...
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WGS Spring 2015 Newsletter

Happy summer everyone! The WGS Spring term newsletter is now available. Check it out here. You can also subscribe to receive it via email by clicking the button at the top. Inside: research updates, winners of our scholarships and awards, faculty awards, pictures of the Sally Miller Gearhart 2015 ...

2015 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture In Pictures

The 2015 Sally Miller Gearhart lecture by Ana-Maurine Lara was a beautifully unique addition to the biennial lecture series tradition. Ana-Maurine Lara, award-winning author, scholar, and poet, gave a rich reading of some of her original poetry, incorporating visual imagery, movement, ...

Professor Ernesto Martínez delivers keynote address at WGSS student research colloquium, PSU

Professor Martínez will give the keynote address at the 9th annual WGSS student research colloquium tomorrow, April 3 at Portland State University. Talk details: “On the Queer Practice and Racial Politics of Intelligibility” How do queers of color develop reliable knowledge about their ...

Visiting professor Erica Rand featured in Register Guard

Professor Erica Rand is a courtesy research associate at the University of Oregon this year while on sabbatical from Bates College, Maine. In Fall 2014, she taught WGS 422: Queer/Trans Sports Studies. Off campus, Professor Rand is an avid figure skater, and has found a new home rink at the Lane ...

2015 Sally Miller Gearhart lecture announced

The 2015 Sally Miller Gearhart Lecture in Lesbian Studies has been determined! Please join us for the latest installment in this biennial lecture series.

Facilitator application period for Spring 2015 now open!

Dear students, We have begun our search for WGS 101 discussion section facilitators for Spring 2015. Facilitators can be undergrads or grads who have taken WGS 101, and serve to guide discussion and help students in one discussion section each. Facilitators register for 4 credits of WGS 409 or 609 ...

Professor Ellen Scott co-authors new University of Oregon report revealing Oregon’s growing economic crisis

On Thursday, researchers from the University of Oregon’s Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) and Department of Sociology released The High Cost of Low Wages, a new report that details the economic reality for Oregon’s low-wage workers in the post-recession economy. The report found that ...
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WGS Fall 2014 Newsletter

Season’s greetings! To keep news fresh and conserve paper, we have moved to a twice-annual e-newsletter (Fall and Spring)! Check out our Fall newsletter here. You can also subscribe to receive it via email by clicking the button at the top. Inside: a list of the year’s upcoming classes, ...
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