Month: January 2017

CSWS Leaders Honored at 2017 MLK Awards

January 18, 2017—CSWS director Michelle McKinley and associate director Sangita Gopal were among those honored at this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Luncheon presented by the University of Oregon’s Division of Equity and Inclusion at the Ford Alumni Center on the UO campus. They were recognized for their exemplary work to further civil rights, […]

CLLAS Receives Tinker Foundation Grant for Graduate Student Funding

University of Oregon is Now a Tinker University
The Board of Directors of the Tinker Foundation <http://www.tinker.org> has approved a matching grant of $10,000—renewable for three years—to the University of Oregon to initiate a Tinker Field Research Grants Program within the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS). Thanks to matching funds being contributed from […]

Fiction writer Chinelo Okparanta to read at UO

[ May 11, 2017; 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

2016 – 2017 Reading Series: UO Creative Writing Program

Chinelo Okparanta was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. A University of Iowa Provost’s Postgraduate Visiting Writer in Fiction as well as a Colgate University Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Fiction, Okparanta received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers […]

Afro-Aboriginal Women Healers in the Caribbean and its Diasporas

[ May 17, 2017; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Cedar / Spruce Rooms
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th. Ave.
UO campus

A CLLAS Faculty Grantee presentation by Alai Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies) and Ana Lara (Anthropology)

Professors Alai Reyes-Santos and Ana-Maurine Lara will discuss “Afro-Aboriginal Women Healers in the Caribbean and its Diasporas” in a CLLAS Faculty Grantee talk at the EMU on May 17 at 3:30 p.m. […]

Dyana Mason: CSWS Works-in Progress Talk

[ May 15, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

A works-in-progress discussion on Monday, May 15 from noon to 1 p.m. will focus on the research of Dyana Mason, Department of Public Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM), who was awarded a 2017-18 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for her project “Institutional Logics, Hybridity and Women’s Empowerment […]

Food Studies Talk: Commodification of Banana in Print and the Formation of American Womanhood across Classes

[ May 26, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] 249 Columbia Hall
1215 E. 13th St.

A Food Studies talk by graduate student Helen Huang

2016-17 CSWS Graduate Student Research Award winner Helen Huang will give a talk that explores how bananas were introduced into American food culture and daily life through cookbooks and home magazines at the turn of the twentieth century—an era marked by the […]