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If You Don’t Know What the Historic Brown v. Board Ruling Is But Know You Should, Watch This 6-minute Video

May 23, 2019 — By Valerie Strauss, Washington Post.  Maybe you don’t know exactly what the Supreme Court’s historic 1954 Brown v. Board of Education ruling is, but you’ve heard about it often enough to know that you should.Read the full story in the Washington Post.

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Ethnic Studies Changes Its Name and Adds PhD Program

April 24, 2019 — By Hannah Kanik, Daily Emerald. The University of Oregon is the third university in the nation for number of ethnic studies degrees awarded, according to Data USA. Of the top three, it is the only department that did not have a graduate program — until now. The ethnic studies department will welcome its first cohort of Ph.D.-bound students in fall 2021, Laura Pulido, department head of ethnic studies, said.

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ES Prof. Daniel HoSang departed the University of Oregon for Yale

ES Says Goodbye to Prof. Daniel Martinez HoSang

It is with great sadness that Ethnic Studies said farewell to Professor Daniel Martinez HoSang in 2017.  

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Professor Ana-Maurine Lara was awarded the Laurell Swails and Donald Monroe Memorial Fellowship in Fiction

Ethnic Studies graduate faculty member, Professor Ana-Maurine Lara was awarded the Laurell Swails and Donald Monroe Memorial Fellowship in Fiction, one of the 2019 Oregon Literary Fellowships.

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Black Studies Is Growing, Soul-Searching

January 12, 2019 — Professor Alaí Reyes-Santos: Black Studies is growing, soul-searching. Read the full article in the Eugene Register-Guard.

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Professor Sharon Luk’s The Life of Paper Wins Two 2018 Book Awards

December 15, 2018 — The Ethnic Studies Department congratulates our colleague, Sharon Luk, for winning two prestigious book awards for her first monograph, The Life of Paper: Letters and Poetics of Living Beyond Captivity (2017, University of California Press)! In November 2018, the American Studies Association (ASA) presented Luk with the Lora Romero First Book Prize, which comes with a lifetime ASA membership.

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Ethnic and Native Studies Instructor Jennifer O’Neal

Ethnic and Native Studies Instructor Jennifer O’Neal Wins the 2018-19 Yale University Henry Roe Cloud Fellowship

December 15, 2018 — The Ethnic Studies Department congratulates our colleague, Jennifer O’Neal, for winning the prestigious Henry Roe Cloud Dissertation Writing Fellowship at Yale University! Sponsored by the Yale Group for the Study of Native America (YGSNA), this fellowship supports promising doctoral candidates working on pressing issues related to the American Indian experience and Indigenous Studies. Jennifer will spend winter and spring at Yale to work toward completing her dissertation in History from Georgetown University.

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Ethnic Studies Professor Ernesto Martinez Featured in UO Publication

December 10, 2018 — “New children’s book, movie put a song in professor’s heart” in publication Around the OSee the article in its entirety here:https://around.uoregon.edu/content/new-childrens-book-movie-put-song-professors-heart

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