CLLAS Faculty in Leadership Positions

Current and Former CLLAS Directors Profiled in SOJC Article

SOJC article profiles current CLLAS Director, Chris Chávez and previous CLLAS Director, Gabriela Martínez, who now leads WGSS.

Two long-term School of Journalism and Communication scholars have been recently appointed to leadership roles in cross-campus programs.

Associate professor Chris Chávez is the new director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, succeeding professor Gabriela Martínez ’05, who is the new head of the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. Both will also continue teaching in the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC).

Established experts in their fields, the two faculty members’ groundbreaking research places them on the leading edge of media studies and international communication and contributes to the interdisciplinary work taking place at UO.

Chávez has been involved with the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies since he joined UO in 2013.

Read more here: https://journalism.uoregon.edu/news/chris-chavez-gabriela-martinez

Grant-Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

February 1, 2022
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Remote Event

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on February 1, 2022. This workshop will be led by CLLAS Director Chris Chávez and the CLLAS team. This is a remote event. To join our mailing list and receive remote attendance information, email cllas@uoregon.edu or follow this link to subscribe.

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.

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

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.

Watch the Air, Water, Land Symposium

The Air, Water, Land: Native/Indigenous, Black, and Afro-Descendent Relationalities and Activism symposium was a powerful intersection of activism and community. Thank you to all who made it possible! A recording is now available. If you were unable to participate or want to watch your favorite session again, please find it linked here.

Air, Water, Land symposium recorded video link



Search

 


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.

Categories