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.
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.
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.
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.
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
December 7, 2018 — The Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program aims to attract diverse scholars with unique experiences who foster innovation and push the humanities to meet today’s challenges.Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program (MICHHERS)
CASA of Oregon Welcomes UO Ethnic Studies Major Rudy Zarosinski as Its New Family Economic Opportunity Program Specialist
October 18, 2018 — Rudy is a recent transplant to the rainy side of Oregon from sunny Klamath Falls. Born to two Ducks and great-grandson to another, it seemed natural to become the third generation in the family to attend University of Oregon, where he wasted no time becoming involved in student activism, volunteering with the Oregon Student Association's Vote OR Vote campaign by his third day on campus.