Category: News

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 […]

Petition to support Freyd’s pay inequity complaint

Faculty and staff are invited to add their signatures to an
open letter in support of psychology professor Jennifer Freyd’s pay equity
complaint against the University of Oregon.

Professor Dare Baldwin, Department of Psychology and Clark
Honors College, posted the letter as a petition on change.org. “We are hoping to
garner a groundswell of support within UO and across […]

Kawai wins Eastern Oregon Film Festival awards

Masami Kawai

 Masami Kawai, assistant professor of cinema studies at University of Oregon, won the Audience Choice Best Short and Curator’s Pick Director to Watch awards at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival for her 2018 film, “Tides.” Kawai also received the 2020 summer humanities and creative arts faculty grant for writing a feature film screenplay. Her work explores race, […]

Podcast features Diana Garvin’s research on fascism and misogyny in the Italian far-right

Diana Garvin

A recent podcast highlights the research of Diana Garvin, Assistant Professor of Mediterranean Studies in the Department of Romance Languages at the UO.

Treyf Podcast’s series on fascism and the far-right features an interview with Garvin about her research into Italian fascism’s attacks on women’s autonomy, as well as the inspiring ways that women […]