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IUPLR/UIC Mellon Fellowship Program

August 1, 2023

Revised job documents due

August 8, 2023

One-on-one virtual professionalization meetings with Albert Laguna

*Zoom links are in the Google calendar invites. If you need to change the time, please email Albert Laguna and, if possible, trade your meeting time with another fellow. 

August 25, 2023

1:00 pm CST: Monthly Check-In Meeting and Writing Workshop #2 via Zoom

September 18, 2023

Job documents due: Upload revise documents to your folders. Albert Laguna and Deanna Ledezma will distribute them to your mentors. 

September 20, 2023

Fellows' abstracts and titles for the Latina/o Studies Association Conference due. Email to Deanna Ledezma and Marina Álvarez. 

September 26–30, 2023: Mellon Institute

Our Fall Institute will take a hybrid format, with IUPLR/UIC Mellon staff and fellows attending in-person in Chicago. We will have a virtual alumni panel and mentors will virtually attend the Fall Institute events. Please view the Mellon Institute webpage for details and key information. 

October 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm CST

Monthly check-in meeting

November 1, 2023


Share your updates and dissertation timeline and task-based outline with your IUPLR director, our Mellon Program Director Nena Torres, Program Coordinator Deanna Ledezma, and Program Assistant Marina Álvarez no later than November 1.

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