Grant Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

February 3, 2021
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

VIRTUAL EVENT

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: https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_23iO14izFbuzbrn

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 cllas@uoregon.edu.

Farmworkers, Forest Fires, and Food

A UO Food Studies & Center for Environmental Futures virtual event

The talk, “Farmworkers, Forest Fires, and Food,” will take place on January 22 from 12–1pm. The UO Food Studies & the Center for Environmental Futures are very excited to welcome Casa de Oregon’s Rosie Andalón, Survey Project Director and PSU PhD Candidate in Public Affairs and Policy Jennifer Martinez, and UO Professor Lynn Stephen to discuss the COVID-19 Farmworker Survey and the impacts of forest fires on farmworkers. Follow this link to the event flyer. This Food Talk will again take place on Zoom with a brown-bag format. Advance registration via the following link is required: https://uoregon.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAsf-iqrj0vGtblpDUreMP2t3y18HmPNBhD

UO Dreamer Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

U O   D R E A M E R  S C H O L A R S H I P

Opportunity through Excellence: Fund the Dream Scholarship Applications are now open for the 2021-22 School Year.

This is a one-year award that ranges from $5,000 – $9,000. The scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. In order to be eligible, students must be:

  • Currently enrolled at UO, or apply for admission as an Incoming Graduate, Law or Transfer student for Fall 2021 (incoming freshmen are not eligible to apply)
  • A first-generation college student
  • Able to show financial need
  • Ineligible for federal financial aid

To apply

  • Transfer students and incoming Graduate & Law students who are not already attending UO must apply for Admission no later than March 15, 2021.
  • Log in to the UO Scholarship Dashboard (financialaid.uoregon.edu/scholarships#apply) and complete the “General Application”
  • Then click on “Other Recommended Opportunities” and select “Opportunity Through Excellence Scholarship”
  • Scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2021.

Call for 2021 CLLAS Graduate Grant Proposals

March 5, 2021
12:00 pm

The Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Announces 2021 Field Research Grants 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 or pre-dissertation doctoral candidates. See criteria in the linked PDF: 2021 Call for Tinker-like Proposals Final

The Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Announces Graduate Student 2021 Summer Research Grants 

In order to encourage and support interdisciplinary graduate student research in the areas of Latinx and Latin American Studies, CLLAS announces a program for summer research support. We expect to award up to two summer grants for $1,500 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, 2021.∗ We are especially interested in projects that link Latinx Studies or Latin American Studies with other disciplines. See criteria in the linked PDF: 2021 Call for Grad Proposals Final

Please follow THIS LINK for helpful grant-writing tips.

Application Deadline: 12:00 pm (noon), Friday, March 5, 2021 Applicants will be notified by April 2, 2021.

New Issue of Periphērica Now Available

The second issue of the new open-access multilingual journal Periphērica, Journal of Social, Cultural, and Literary History is now out. It is a special guest-edited issue with a great selection of peer-reviewed articles on Hispanic cinemas, entitled Image and Storytelling: New Approaches to Hispanic Cinema, edited by Gina Herrmann (UO) and Isabel Jaén (PSU). It also has a short selection of poems in Spanish devoted to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as three book reviews. You can see the table of contents here: http://journals.oregondigital.org/index.php/peripherica/issue/view/Cinelit1/showToc

Periphērica offers new critical perspectives and in-depth research on the literary, social, and cultural histories of Latino-América and Iberia. UO Associate Professor of Spanish and CLLAS Executive Board member, Pedro García-Caro, is the General Editor.

Latinx Studies Celebration

January 7, 2021
3:00 pmto4:00 pm

VIDEO

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.




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

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