Politics & Society Articles

Winter 2024 Viewpoints

Five Faculty Members on the Women Who Move Them

The Center for the Study of Women in Society supports inspiring faculty members. But who inspires them?

Winter 2024

How a Group of Visionaries Forged a Feminist Future

The Center for the Study of Women in Society is celebrating fifty years of research on issues tied to gender—and setting its sights on the decades to come

Winter 2024

She Risked Everything for Women, Workers, and Justice

Defying women’s roles of her time, Marie Equi was a frontier doctor who fought for causes still at issue today

Summer 2023

Religious Scholar Courts Controversy with “Creating the Qur’an”

Stephen Shoemaker challenges claims adopted by Muslims and non-Muslims alike

Summer 2023

Fighting Hunger from the Willamette Valley

Food law expert Michael Fakhri addresses issues, starting with seeds and rising to corporate practices

Spring 2023

Lifting “Chicas” into College

Her experience and ideas make alumna Itzel Chávez Gómez the bridge to higher ed for Latinas in Oregon

Winter 2023 Duck Life

UO Students Experience Black History and Culture in DC

Fourteen visit Washington, DC as part of a trip sponsored by the UO Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Autumn 2022

Helping Students See the Strength of Their Culture

Leilani Sabzalian co-leads the University of Oregon Sapsik'wałá Education Program for Indigenous students

Summer 2022

Jason Younker, Now Coquille Indian Tribe Chief

The UO alumnus looks to preserve and restore Coquille culture for future generations