Month: February 2020

Laura Pulido is the newest recipient of a Collins Chair

From Around the O — Laura Pulido, a professor in two UO departments who has had a wide-ranging influence on campus and beyond, has been named a Collins Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The Collins gift specifies that the
recipient of the endowed chair be an outstanding scholar in the […]

Celona awarded Oregon Literary Fellowship

Marjorie Celona

Assistant professor Marjorie Celona, creative writing, has received
an Oregon Arts Commission Fellowship for her fiction writing. The award was
part of the 2020 Oregon Literary Fellowships Program, which helps Oregon
writers initiate, develop, or complete literary projects.

Celona was awarded a CSWS faculty research grant in 2018-19
for writing time to complete her forthcoming novel, How a […]

Escallón awarded NEH fellowship

Assistant professor Maria Fernanda Escallón, anthropology, was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to complete her book project Excluded: Black Cultural Heritage and the Politics of Diversity in Colombia.

Maria Fernanda Escallón

The project examines why in Colombia disparities within Black groups continue to increase despite the heightened public attention for Afro-descendants and […]