Month: September 2017

Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico

CSWS Editor’s Note: Alaí Reyes-Santos is a CSWS faculty affiliate and an associate professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies.
Source: Why Oregon should care about Puerto Rico
By Alaí Reyes-Santos
For The Register-Guard
SEPT. 28, 2017—Puerto Rico is an archipelago in the Caribbean and a U.S. territory since 1898. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens, serve in the […]

Provost’s office announces two interim appointments

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Rebecca Flynn, a member of the CSWS Advisory Board, and to Ellen Herman, a CSWS faculty affiliate.
From Around the O
September 27, 2017—Scott Pratt, executive vice provost for academic affairs, announced that Ellen Herman, professor of history and faculty co-director of University of Oregon’s Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and […]

2017 CSWS Annual Review now available online

Publishing for the first time via Issuu.com, CSWS is proud to share with you our 2017 CSWS Annual Review, which includes an interview with the inimitable Cherríe Moraga, a review of last year’s main events, articles about CSWS-supported research written by faculty and graduate students, news of honors and awards among our faculty affiliates, and […]

CSWS graduate research grant recipient Erin Gallo publishes in Hispanic Review

Congratulations to PhD candidate Erin Gallo (Department of Romance Languages), whose article, just published in the prestigious Hispanic Review, was researched and completed with the help of a CSWS graduate student grant.
Abstract: In September 1966, during the incipient stages of the US Women’s Liberation Movement, Rosario Castellanos (1925–1974) began a yearlong stay in the United […]

UO committed to keeping promise to Dreamers

Like many, we are reeling in the wake of the decision announced by the Trump administration to end the DACA program. This decision undermines the missions of our community colleges, universities and public schools, and will damage our local, state and national economies.
Source: UO committed to keeping promise to Dreamers
UO committed to keeping promise to […]

DACA Information: Resources for Students & Educators

Resources for Undocumented Youth

Scholarship Resources for Undocumented Students — Scholarships open to students who are undocumented, DACA-eligible, or hold DACA status. Some of the scholarships are specifically for undocumented students, while others are open to all students, no matter their citizenship.
Dreamer Intake Service for Legal Help through Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Mental Health Emergency Toolkit
Mental Health […]