Apply now for CLLAS Graduate Student Summer Research Grants

February 5, 2016
12:00 pm

Due at noon on Feb. 5, 2016
Applicants will be notified by March 11, 2016.
2016 Call for Grad Proposals

Graduate Student 2016 Summer Research Grants

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, 2016. We are especially interested in projects that link Latino/a Studies or Latin American Studies with other disciplines. › Continue reading

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 Academics, Events, Funding, Research No Comments

Grant Writing Workshop for graduate students

January 14, 2016
12:00 pmto1:30 pm




Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

2016 Call for Grad Proposals

CLLAS Graduate Student 2016 Summer Research Grants are due at noon on Feb. 5, 2016.

To read about the work done by past recipients, go to the Funding page at: and follow links to sub-pages.



Monday, November 2nd, 2015 Events, Funding, Research No Comments

CLLAS Graduate Grantee Presentation: Ricardo Valencia

January 27, 2016
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

McKenzie Hall
Room 125
1101 Kincaid St.

“Who’s telling the ‘crisis’? Examining Latino and Non-Latino sources in the journalistic coverage of immigrant children on the U.S. border”

Ricardo Valencia, PhD candidate, School of Journalism and Communication (Media Studies).

This research examines the journalistic coverage of the flow of immigrant children in U.S. newspapers.

Sunday, November 1st, 2015 Events, Funding, Research No Comments

Julie Weise: Mexican Migration and the American South

February 19, 2016
4:00 pmto5:30 pm
Julie Weise

Julie Weise

Location: TBD

Julie Weise, an assistant professor in the UO Department of History and an affiliated faculty member of CLLAS, will give a presentation about her new book.

Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910, by Julie M. Weise (November 2015, University of North Carolina Press) 358 pp., published with support provided by the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas; David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History.

CLLAS is cosponsoring this event.

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Saturday, October 31st, 2015 Affiliated faculty, Books, Events No Comments

3rd Annual National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language

February 18, 2016toFebruary 20, 2016


The University of Oregon Department of Romance Languages will host the 3rd Annual National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language on February 18- 20, 2016 at the University of Oregon.

1440186747For a description of the symposium, Call for Papers, invitation to participate in the Spanglish Creative Writing Contest that is happening in October as part of Hispanic Heritage Month – and, soon to be added, registration details
for the symposium), here is the website link:

  • Deadline for Spanglish Creative Writing Contest student submissions: October 31st
  • Deadline for abstract submissions for the Symposium: December 2nd

Please share with any colleagues and/or friends (high school and college-level educators working in heritage language, dual-inmersion, bilingual education, sociolinguistics, etc. – both researchers and classroom teachers) who you think might be interested in attending and/or presenting.

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 Events No Comments

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

Access the above link for giving to the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund. Online gifts may be made using the form available at this link; all gifts are processed by the University of Oregon Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for receiving and administering private donations to the University of Oregon.

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