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On October 6th, the Latin American and Latino Studies Department will be hosting its first Film Series event - a viewing of the film Machuca by Andrés Woods.The Blakemore Foundation is now accepting applications for its Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study and the new Blakemore Kingfisher Art History Language Fellowships. Both programs provide full tuition and a stipend for living, travel and study expenses at approved language programs in Asia for an academic year of full-time intensive language study during the 2024/2025 academic year.
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study are awarded to graduating seniors, college graduates, graduate students and young/mid-career professionals for advanced study of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indonesian, Khmer, Thai, or Vietnamese in Asia. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States, have completed (at minimum) the third year of study of the Asian language, and are ready to advance to professional fluency.Blakemore Kingfisher Art History Language Fellowships will be awarded for study of Chinese or Korean in East Asia. These grants are open to citizens and permanent residents of the United States and Canada who have a well-demonstrated intent to study the pre-twentieth century history of Chinese or Korean art at the doctoral level. Applicants must have received a bachelor’s degree by the start of a grant and have completed (at minimum) two years of classroom study of the language in rigorous college-level language programs.Who should apply? The Blakemore Foundation is looking for exceptional candidates who will make significant contributions to their career field. The ideal candidate is someone with stellar grades, outstanding recommendations, and a demonstrated commitment to the Asian country and language. Beyond commitment, we are looking for a mature purpose: a career path that will require and benefit from fluency in that Asian language through out that individual’s life.
Applications may be submitted at https://blakemorefoundation.communityforce.com with a deadline of December 30, 2023.
Hispanic Studies Professor Juan Carlos Toledano Redondo’s journal, Alambique, will celebrate a decade of publication with a fourth monograph in February 2024.
Eliana Bly BA ’27 and Charlotte Jaguzny BA ’25 placed first and second in the first level, and Lucas Carmichael-Tanaka, a Reed undergraduate who takes Japanese classes at Lewis & Clark, conquered the higher division.
Instructor in Japanese Yoshiko Reynolds is the 2023 Teacher of the Year.Prof. Molly Robinson will be teaching a new course this Fall at Columbia River Correctional Institution as part of the Lewis & Clark College Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. All interested students should apply!
- EVENTSOctober 5: 6:00pm
October 10th, 6-8pm @ Miller Hall 102
The Latin American and Latino Studies Department’s film series is kicking off with a viewing of the film Machuca by Andrés Wood. Viewing will be preceded by an introduction by Professor Freddy Vilches.