EUGENE, Oregon (Jan. 16, 2015) – The UNESCO Crossings Institute for Conflict-Sensitive Reporting and Intercultural Dialogue is the latest international unit at the University of Oregon to join the Global Studies Institute (GSI).
With the Crossings Institute, GSI now has a total of eight international member units.
This article was first published in Around the O on Tuesday, November 11.
It's four more years, and that's good news for two University of Oregon centers that deliver education programs for students studying foreign languages and regions, thanks to a new round of funding from the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
The University of Oregon and its Department of Political Science are hosting the inaugural Globalization, Gender and Development Conference, October 23-24. The event will feature several multidisciplinary experts addressing modern issues of gender and development.
The conference was created by UO Professor Erin Beck and Professor Emerita Jane Jaquette from Occidental College. Both scholars noticed amazing and inspiring research related to gender taking place at the University of Oregon and thought of a way to bring UO's experts together with those from across the country