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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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Brand new class for Winter term: Gender, Race and Performance!

Hello students! We just rescheduled one of our brand new winter classes to a friendlier time than 8:30 am. It will now be at 10 am M/W and is taught by our new faculty member Lani Teves, who comes to us from Hawai’i and Michigan. The class focuses on different types of performance and how they ...

Elizabeth Reis cited by Time Magazine in article on intersex

Get the full article here.

Elizabeth Reis, Kari Norgaard participate in panel on the impact of herbicides on water and animal and human health

On October 24th Elizabeth Reis joined Dr. Tyrone Hayes, professor of biology at University of California at Berkeley, on a panel considering the impact of herbicides on water, animal, and human health. Named an “Emerging Explorer” by National Geographic and the subject of a recent long-form ...
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Elizabeth Reis receives Fund for Faculty Excellence award

Elizabeth Reis, professor and chair of Women’s and Gender Studies, is a 2014- 2015 Fund for Faculty Excellence awardee. The fund is designed to enhance the university’s commitment to improve its overall academic quality and reputation by supporting, recognizing, and retaining outstanding tenured ...

Facilitator applications for Winter 2015 now accepted!

Dear students, We have begun our search for WGS 101 discussion section facilitators for Winter 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 ...

Book release: The Truly Diverse Faculty, co-edited by Ernesto J. Martínez

WGS Professor Ernesto Martínez has co-edited, with Stephanie Fryberg, a groundbreaking new volume of essays on diversity in American higher education. For a summary and additional information, see: The Truly Diverse Faculty: New Dialogues on Diversity in American Higher Education (Palgrave, October ...

Professor Judith Raiskin teaches in Siena, Italy, Fall 2015

Study in Siena, Italy – Fall 2015 with WGS Professor Judith Raiskin WGS Professor Raiskin will teach two courses on the Fall 2015 program in Siena: Italy and the Art of Travel Writing and Imagining Italy through Film. Through these courses, students will travel in the footsteps of major writers ...

Professor Elizabeth Reis comments on “The Transgender Tipping Point”

Time magazine recently ran an article on transgender people and topics, featuring Laverne Cox of Orange is the New Black fame. Professor Elizabeth Reis of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies was also interviewed and contributed several points to the article. Check it out here or look ...
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