Category: Awards

Sharon Luk honored with book prize for “The Life of Paper”

Luk Receives Matei Calinescu Prize from the Modern Language Association

Sharon Luk, assistant professor in the UO Department of Ethnic Studies, has been awarded the Matei Calinescu Prize for her book, The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Capacity. The award is given by the Modern Language Association, which works […]

Queering Teacher Education Curriculum authors win an article of the year award

Nov. 9 – Three University of Oregon faculty members in the College of Education’s education studies earned the 2018 Francis P. Hunkins Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum. Jerry Rosiek, Alison Schmitke and Julie Heffeman wrote “Queering Teacher Education Curriculum: A Case Study of Lessons Learned in the […]

Sharon Luk wins a book prize from ASA

Annual Awards Ceremony / American Studies Association
October 23, 2018—“The American Studies Association has awarded the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize to Sharon Luk, The Life of Paper: Letters and a Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (University of California Press). 
“According to the committee, ‘a theoretically sharp, elegantly written, and deeply moving work of scholarship, The Life of […]

Marie Vitulli named 2019 AWM Fellow

 
 
Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Oregon, was recently named a 2019 AWM Fellow by the Association for Women in Mathematics. Prof. Vitulli is a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate.
According to the AWM website, Vitulli was selected “for her exceptional efforts to promote women in mathematics through her […]

Courtney Thorsson receives NEH Public Scholars Award

August 2018—Courtney Thorsson, associate professor of English and a CSWS faculty affiliate, received a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholars award in the amount of $60,000 for her project “The Sisterhood and Black Women’s Literary Organizing.”
Courtney Thorsson
This award will fund research and writing leading to publication of a cultural history of a group of […]

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]