Latin American studies

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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Friday, January 14th, 2022 Funding, Research, Uncategorized No Comments

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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Thursday, November 18th, 2021 Events, Funding, Student Support, Undergraduates No Comments

Roundtable — “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas”

May 4, 2012
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Browsing Room
UO Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

A group of scholars who specialize in Latin American studies across disciplines will gather at the University of Oregon campus to give talks about their research.

Guest presenters include:
  • Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon, Law) “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Servitude and Degrees of Freedom in Seventeenth-Century Lima”
  • Rachel O’Toole (UC-Irvine, History) “Manumitted but not Free: Women Working to Freedom in Colonial Peru”
  • Nicole von Germeten, (Oregon State University, History) “Love Magic in the Kitchen: Slave Women, Spanish Sorceress, Cooperation and Conflict in Cartagena de Indias”
  • Nara Milanich, Barnard College, (History and Latin American Studies) “Children, Service, and Household Dependency in Modern Latin America”
  • Elizabeth Kuznesof (University of Kansas, History & Latin American Studies) (Commentator).
  • Kris Lane (Tulane University, History) (Commentator) › Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Academics, Events, Research No Comments


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