Remote Research: Sharing Ideas for Domestic and International Research During the Pandemic

March 5, 2021
12:00 pmto1:00 pm


CLLAS invites you to a conversation to share ideas and resources about research in the era of COVID. UO professor Lanie Millar (Department of Romance Languages) and UC Fullerton professor Ricardo Valencia (Department of Communications) will lead this remote event.

This is a virtual event. To join our email list and receive login information, please follow this link:


Thursday, February 4th, 2021 Events, Research No Comments

Grant-Writing Workshop for NEH Funding, Q&A for CLLAS Faculty Grants

February 17, 2021
12:00 pmto1:00 pm


CLLAS Professional Development Series

CLLAS held a grant-writing workshop on Wednesday February 17, 12:00-1:00pm.  
This was a virtual event. To view the video of the workshop, please FOLLOW THIS LINK

Stephanie Wood (Center for Equity Promotion) will be shared her expertise in writing successful proposals for National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants.

CLLAS staff were available to answer questions about CLLAS faculty grants. Faculty grant CFPS forthcoming, find 2020 Faculty grant CFPs here.

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Monday, January 25th, 2021 Events, Funding, Uncategorized No Comments

Grant Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

February 3, 2021
12:00 pmto1:00 pm


CLLAS Professional Development Series

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on February 3, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm.

This is a virtual event. To join our email list and receive login information, please follow this link:

CLLAS Director Gabriel Martinez will lead the workshop. Staff members Eli Meyer, director of operations, and Feather Crawford, event planner & project manager, will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. This will be an opportunity to learn more about CLLAS’s 2021 grants for graduate students. Find our grant RFPs here. For more information, please contact

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Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 Events, Funding, Graduate students, Uncategorized No Comments

Latinx Studies Celebration

January 7, 2021
3:00 pmto4:00 pm


FOLLOW THIS LINK to view the Latinx Studies Launch & Celebration!

This virtual celebration included remarks by Latinx Studies Program Director Audrey Lucero (College of Education), UO President Michael Schill, and Provost & Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, live music, and more!

Please follow this link to learn more about the new Latinx Studies minor.

Aztlan Topializtli Mural located in Erb Memorial Union

This event was sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and the Latinx Studies minor.


Monday, November 23rd, 2020 Events, Latinx Studies, Uncategorized No Comments

The (un)Masked Writer: Writing, Language, and Empathy

November 16, 2020
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Virtual Event

In an age of distorted perception, language, and critical thinking, how does the socially distanced writer bear witness? In this talk, Nelly Rosario unmasks the empathic writer to reveal a complex anatomy of eye and ear, tongue and heart, mind and pen.

Nelly A. Rosarion

Nelly Rosario is an associate professor in the Latina/o Studies Program at Williams College. She is the author of Song of the Water Saints, winner of a PEN/Open Book Award, and holds an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. Her fiction and nonfiction work appears in various journals and anthologies, including Critical Diálogos in Latina and Latino Studies (NYU Press) and Teaching Black: Pedagogy, Practice, and Perspectives on Writing (University of Pittsburgh Press), both forthcoming. She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Artist Award in Literature for desveladas, a collaborative project of visual stories about the Americas, and conducts research for the MIT Black History Project. Rosario is currently at work on a speculative novel about community medicine.

This is a virtual event. To join our email list an receive login information, please follow this link:

Thursday, October 29th, 2020 Events No Comments

CLLAS Teach-In with Alex Rivera


On October 27, award-winning filmmaker and CLLAS 2020 Distinguished Lecturer, Alex Rivera, led a teach-in on film-making, visual production, and the border. During the teach-in, Rivera invited his virtual audience to join him in making this short film about the border!

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 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.



CLLAS Common Reading Brunch with author Helena María Viramontes / Photos by Mike Bragg / Courtesy of the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art