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CLLAS Graduate Student Research Grants

March 4, 2022
12:00 pm

CLLAS calls for proposals for the 2022 Field Research in Latin America and 2022 Summer Research grants. You can watch a recording of our grant-writing workshop here.

2022 Field Research in Latin America

CLLAS invites graduate students to submit proposals for field research in Latin America (Spanish or Portuguese speaking countries). We expect to award at least three grants for up to $3,300 each to advance research for either master’s students and doctoral candidates. Find the full call at this linked PDF: https://cllas.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/2022-Call-for-Latin-American-Field-Research-Proposals-.pdf

2022 Summer Research Grant

In order to encourage and support interdisciplinary graduate student research in the areas of Latinx and Latin American Studies, CLLAS offers summer research support. We expect to award up to three summer grants for $1,500 each to advance research for either master’s or doctoral candidates. We are especially interested in projects that link Latinx Studies or Latin American Studies with other disciplines. Find the full call at this linked PDF: https://cllas.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/2022-Call-for-Grad-Proposals-Summer-Research-Grant.pdf

Application Deadline: 12:00 pm (Noon), Friday, March 4, 2022

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CLLAS Seed Grant Project to Grow at Library of Congress

Stephanie Wood Named 2022-2023 Jay I. Kislak Chair at the Library of Congress

 Stephanie Wood will be the 2022-2023 Jay I. Kislak Chair at the Library of Congress, a position dedicated to the Study of History and Cultures of the Early Americas. As Chair, Wood will advance the Visual Lexicon of Aztec Hieroglyphs, a project that began as a CLLAS funded research project.

“The online searchable database currently has about 1800 hieroglyphs from the Codex Mendoza (c. 1541),” says Wood.  “The goal in the next academic year is to double the dataset in collaboration with colleagues from Mexico, Spain, and the U.S. and to enhance and host a decipherment tool to assist scholars who are striving to analyze glyphs on additional codices. We are also beginning to add examples of iconography that could be helpful in achieving a deeper understanding of the intended meaning of hieroglyphs. Another long-range goal is to create materials for teaching hieroglyphs to students anywhere, but especially those who have Mexican origins and might be interested in learning more about their rich heritage.”

The Jay I. Kislak Chair was created four years ago for senior scholars, and it represents a career capstone. One cannot apply for this position, it is bestowed, with candidates being nominated and then chosen by a selection committee.   Recipients are allowed to work on a research project of their choice for nine months with generous support.  The endowment also funds an international symposium that will host guests who share the research interest of the Chair.

The Visual Lexicon of Aztec Hieroglyphs (while still in development) can be seen here:https://aztecglyphs.uoregon.edu/

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CLLAS Faculty Grants

April 1, 2022
12:00 pm

CLLAS calls for proposals for the 2022 Seed Grant Award for Faculty in the field of Latinx Studies and the 2022 Faculty Research Seed Grant.

2022 Seed Grant Award for Faculty in the Field of Latinx Studies

2022 Faculty Research Seed Grant

  • Two seed grants of up to $5000 each
  • To support research that fits within the CLLAS mission, and has the potential to put Latinx and Latin American Studies in conversation
  • Projects that include collaboration between faculty from different UO units, involve the wider Eugene/Springfield, Oregon, or Latin American communities/organizations/institutions in the U.S. or Latin America, or propose other forms of community engagement are welcome but not required
  • CLLAS will also consider research projects that involve elements of community engagement
  • Preference will be given to research projects that align with the current CLLAS theme: Human and Environmental Crises in the Americas
  • Proposals dues April 1, 2022; applicants notified May 6, 2022
  • Download PDF: https://cllas.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/2022-Call-for-Faculty-Grants-.pdf

Proposals Due April 1, 2022

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Grant-Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

February 1, 2022
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Event Video

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies held its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on February 1, 2022. This workshop was led by CLLAS Director Chris Chávez and the CLLAS team.

You can watch a recording of our grant-writing workshop here.

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CLLAS Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Project

April 8, 2022
12:00 pm

CLLAS announces the Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Project in Latinx and/or Latin American-related issues in any field of study. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge academic excellence for outstanding undergraduate coursework. We welcome applicants from any major whose coursework focuses on Latinx and/or Latin American issues.

We expect to award four prizes of $400 each to undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence through an undergraduate thesis, research paper, capstone project, STEM project, or creative work. See submission process and criteria in this linked PDF: https://cllas.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/CLLAS-Undergraduate-Award-Announcement-2022.pdf

Submission Deadline: 12P.M. (Noon) on Friday, April 8, 2022.

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