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Spring Oliphant Scholarship

With the excitement of the new term, I am happy to announce the opening of the application for the INTL “Judy Fosdick Oliphant Scholarship” – an exciting opportunity to get FREE money to go towards your required INTL international experience. Applications for this award are due to PLC 175 by 4 p.m. on May 6.

Please see the Oliphant Scholarship Announcement, which details the components of the application:

Coversheet/Applicant information Sheet 1 Letter of recommendation Current Unofficial UO Transcript (From Duckweb) Simple Budget of your travel plan Copy of your Financial Aid Award ...

Lina Lechlech/ Alyssa Sperry – Global Oregon International Research Awards

Two International Studies Graduate Students have won Global Oregon International Research Awards from the UO Global Studies Institute!

International Studies M.A. students, Lina Lechlech and Alyssa Sperry, were selected to receive graduate research awards, which will help to fund each of their International Studies M.A. thesis projects.

Lina’s project “Sexual Violence and Restorative Measures in South Africa: Achieving Legal and Social Change for Survivors” was awarded $2000 by Global Oregon.

The Awards Committee said of Lina’s work, “The number and quality of applications was


LUNCH TALK: Women Reform in Guatemala

The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala:

Intersecting Inequalities and the Patchwork State

Presented by Erin Beck, Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Oregon

May 10, 2019 at 12 pm in PLC 348

Description: In 2008, Guatemala passed one of the most comprehensive pieces of violence against women legislation in Latin America, which criminalized various forms of violence against women (VAW) and mandated the creation of a specialized court system that would focus exclusively on VAW. This talk explores the passage of such agenda-setting reforms and analyzes