April News You Can Use

CHC holds Three-Minute Thesis competition on April 20

Come cheer on CHC students as they compete to win as much as $500 in prize money. Free food – including tasty sweet and savory treats from Noisette Pastry Kitchen – will be served.

The event takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, in Chapman 220. Contestants are CHC students who are defending a thesis for winter or spring. All participants must give a three-minute presentation – including only one slide – on their research projects.

There are cash prizes for: 1st Place, $500; 2nd Place, $250; 3rd Place, $125; and the “People’s Choice” Award, $75.

Audience seating is limited, so any CHC students who want to attend and watch the competition must sign up in advance. To reserve a seat in the audience, fill out the Qualtrics survey form right away.

Take Back the Night rally planned

Take Back the Night Rally and Banner

The UO Women’s Center is holding “Take Back the Night 2023: A Rally, March and Speak Out Against Sexual and Domestic Violence.” The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the EMU Amphitheater.

Take Back the Night is a yearly international protest aimed at raising awareness about the realities of sexual and domestic violence on campuses and in communities across the globe. It is designed for both for survivors of sexual and domestic violence and for anyone who wants to support those who have experienced violence.

The event kicks off with a rally, followed by a march through the streets of Eugene. After that, participants are invited to gather on the Southwest Campus Green behind the Knight Library for an informal Speak Out.

For more information contact Maggie Bertrand, the Women’s Center sexual violence prevention and educator coordinator, at SVPEWC@gmail.com, or Women’s Center Director Fatima Roohi Pervaiz at fpervaiz@uoregon.edu.

CHC acting dean appears on international podcast, The Archipelago

CHC Acting Dean Carol Stabile is featured on a recent podcast from Greece as she discusses her groundbreaking research of the anti-Communist targeting of several women who were working in broadcast television and booted from their shows in the 1950s.

Collectively known as the “Broadcast 41,” the women played roles on television that offered a progressive and diverse representation of women and families in American society. They were targeted by the U.S. government for their work.

Stabile is interviewed by Yannis-Orestis Papadimitriou about her work, including the book, The Broadcast 41: Women and the Anti-Communist Blacklist.

Alison Gash, CHC associate professor of political science, quoted in Teen Vogue

Alison Gash, a CHC faculty member, appears in a story in the magazine to provide commentary about the Youth Interest PAC. The story focuses on how the PAC and a growing interest by young people in politics is helping to fund progressive campaigns across the United States.

CHC student’s work in mathematics aids community

CHC senior Azusena Rosales Suares has always had a knack for numbers.

Her academic journey, and details about her CHC thesis, were featured in a recent story in Around the O.