Call for Proposals: Tinker Field Research Grants for Graduate Students

March 2, 2018
12:00 pm

2018 Call for Tinker Proposals Final

CLLAS invites graduate students to submit proposals for field research in Latin America (Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries). We expect to award at least six grants for up to $4,000 each to advance research for either master’s or pre-dissertation doctoral candidates (see criteria below). 

Application Deadline: 12:00 pm (noon), Friday, March 2 

Applicants will be notified by April 6, 2018.

CLLAS Graduate Student Grant Writing Workshop

January 23, 2018
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

 

 

Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on January 23, 2018.

Our presenters will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. This will also be an opportunity to learn more about CLLAS’s summer 2018 grants for graduate students. Speakers will also answer questions about applying for Tinker Field Research Grants. For more information, please contact cllas@uoregon.edu.

Speakers include:

  • Gabriela Martínez, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Director of CLLAS
  • Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science.

See also: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/cllas-invites-graduate-grant-proposals-for-summer-research/

2018 CLLAS Graduate Research Series: Cultural Production, Displacement & Internationalism in Latin America

January 24, 2018
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Presentations by Tinker Field Research Grant and CLLAS Research Grant awardees

Cultural Production, Displacement & Internationalism in Latin America

1:30-1:45   “‘Fiesta’ and Politics: Damian Ayma, the Itinerant Photographer,” Javier Velasco, Department of Romance Languages

1:45-2:00 “The Geneaology and Poetics of Betrayal in H.G. Oesterheld,” Yosa Vidal-Collados, Department of Romance Languages

2:00-2:30 Q&A, Moderator: Amalia Gladhart, Professor of Spanish, Director, Oregon Center for Translation Studies

2:30-3:00 Break for coffee and snacks

3:00-3:15 “Contemporary Displacement Patterns and Responses: Haitians at the US-Mexico Border,” Brenda Garcia Millan, Department of International Studies

3:15-3:30 “’Globalization,’ Cuban Internationalism and the Contemporary Left: A Counter-History,” Eli Portella, Department of Philosophy 

3:30-4:15 Q&A

4:15-4:30 Wrap up

 

Winter 2018 CLLAS Notes now available

Winter 2018_CLLAS_Notes

In the latest CLLAS Notes, you can learn about three field research projects carried out by CLLAS’s first round of Tinker Foundation grantees, including doctoral candidate Evan Shenkin’s study of indigenous land struggles in eastern Bolivia; master’s candidate Emily Masucci’s intergenerational look at indigenous women’s organizing in Manaus, Brazil; and master’s candidate Brenda Garcia Millan’s fascinating and timely investigation of contemporary displacement patterns and responses of Haitians at the U.S.-Mexico Border.

This winter issue of CLLAS Notes includes an article about CLLAS’s Town Hall conversation between activist journalist José Antonio Vargas and SOJC professor Chris Chávez. 

CLLAS director Gabriela Martínez highlights the many fall events sponsored by CLLAS, including a teach-in on Puerto Rico in response to the tragic hurricane season that devastated the island and its inhabitants. › Continue reading

CLLAS invites graduate grant proposals for 2018 summer research

March 2, 2018
12:00 pm

Application Deadline Has Been Extended
12:00 pm, Friday, March 2, 2018

 

The Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Announces 

Graduate Student 2018 Summer Research Grants

Applicants will be notified by April 6, 2018 

In order to encourage and support interdisciplinary graduate student research in the areas of Latino/a and Latin American Studies, CLLAS announces a program for summer research support. We expect to award up to three summer grants for $1,000 each to advance research for either master’s or doctoral candidates. The award will support research-related activities carried out from July 1 through September 30, 2018. We are especially interested in projects that link Latino/a Studies or Latin American Studies with other disciplines.

For full guidelines, go to: 2018 Call for Grad Proposals

To read the reports of previous graduate grantees, go to: Past Grant Recipients at: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/grant-opportunities/

2018 CLLAS Symposium “Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race, and Migration in the Americas”

March 8, 2018
9:00 amto7:00 pm

March 8, 2018
Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

2018 CLLAS Symposium Preliminary Schedule

Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race, and Migration in the Americas

Questions of migration, border crossings, and gender, racial and national belonging are essential components of each panel with an emphasis on Latin American and U.S. Latino realities. At a time when the aftermath of the electoral campaign and the new government highlights the depth of anti-immigrant sentiments, xenophobia and racism in the U.S., policy-makers and the public are more interested than ever in engaging issues of gender, race, migration, and belonging in Latin@ and Latin American communities.

For the full preliminary schedule: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/2018-symposium/

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies; Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics; UO College of Arts and Sciences; and others to be named.




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