Category: Literature

2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship: Deadline January 5, 2018

Beginning Fall 2017, this fellowship is being administered and housed at the University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA).
Guidelines
2017-18 Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Fellowship
Deadline: 5pm, Friday, January 5, 2017
The Le Guin Feminist Science Fiction Research Fellowship supports travel for the purpose of conducting research using the papers of feminist science fiction […]

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 […]

Joy Harjo: Poetry Reading

[ February 2, 2018; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Location: TBD

The UO campus will host Joy Harjo for a poetry reading and other activities on the UO campus on Friday, February 2, 2017, in cooperation with the Eugene Public Library (EPL). The campus visit is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Native American Studies Program, Common Reading, Division […]

Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Source: Conversations in the Round House: Roots, Roads, and Remembrances | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

 August 16, 2017 to February 11, 2018

This academic year, all UO first-year students received Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House; faculty are using the book in courses across campus for undergraduate and graduate students. Last year, more than sixty classes […]

Mai-Lin Cheng Receives Two Research Fellowships

CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng was notified recently of an appointment as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington for a period of two months.
She also learned that she is the recipient of a UCLA Clark Memorial Library fellowship.
Both awards are for her new book project, “Autotopography: Place and Commonplace in Romanticism and […]

Monique Balbuena’s book “Homeless Tongues” a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Monique Rodrigues Balbuena, whose book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (Stanford University Press, 2016, 256 pages) is a finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic Culture, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.
Monique Balbuena is an associate professor of literature in […]