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Garvin and Wacks awarded 2019 Presidential Fellowships

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Italian Diana Garvin and Professor of Spanish David Wacks, who have been named 2019 Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies.

Earlier this year, the UO announced that President Schill would fund a new set of fellowships to support faculty arts and humanities research and creative projects. These awards are supported by discretionary donor funds and are intended to support productive scholars in their professional development and scholarship. Learn more about the Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies awards.

Diana Garvin

Garvin’s research


Periphērica e-journal Launch

The first issue of Periphērica: A Journal of Social, Cultural, and Literary History, a multilingual, online, open-access, peer-reviewed, biannual journal, will be finally available this week. Join contributors, authors, and members of the editorial board for a launch reception at the Dream Lab in the Knight Library on Friday May 31st at 4:00-5.30! Some of our collaborators will be beaming in to celebrate together the opening of the new journal. Thanks to a committed group of readers, authors, reviewers, editors, and supporters, this journal has now become a reality. Periphērica seeks to ...

Millar Publishes Translation of Angolan Poet

 Lanie Millar, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, has published a Spanish translation of the poem “Monangamba” by Angolan poet António Jacinto. The translation appears in the journal CAL: Revista de poesía (Huelva, Spain) in a special issue on Portuguese-language poetry, co-edited by former RL graduate student Rafael Núñez Rodríguez. António Jacinto (1924-1991) was one of Angola’s most important poets of the independence generation. He co-founded the Angolan Writers’ Union in 1975, and served as Minister of Culture from 1975-1978. He was awarded Angola’s National


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