CLLAS stands firm in its commitment to equity and inclusion. Therefore CLLAS rejects the exclusion of any group based on nationality, ethnicity, religious background, gender or legal status. CLLAS will continue to value and welcome scholars, students, staff and members from all communities. CLLAS believes in drawing hemispheric and global perspectives into our community of researchers who are working to better our societies through knowledge and civic engagement.
Know Your Rights: a compilation of resources for international students and scholars
Basic Info to Know: from the “Dreamers, Ducks, and DACA Info-Session,” drawn from the presentation by Ellen McWhirter, Ann Swindells Professor in Counseling Psychology, on Feb. 28, 2017
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Application Deadline: 12:00 p.m., Friday, May 5, 2017 Applicants will be notified by June 5, 2017.
In order to encourage existing projects and collaborations and to facilitate new ones, CLLAS announces its seventh grant competition for funds to be used during the 2017-2018 academic year (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018). We plan to award 1-2 grants of up to $5000. This grant is specifically intended to support research that fits within the CLLAS mission. › Continue reading
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Note: On Wednesday, May 3, at 5:30 p.m., curator Cheryl Hartup and UO graduate students Rucha Chandvankar, Brian Lane, and Victoria Lee, will discuss the exhibition.
EUGENE, OR (April 11, 2017) – The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, located on the University of Oregon campus, presents the exhibition “Diálogos,” on view through October 8, 2017. The exhibition features recent acquisitions of art from Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.
Organized by Cheryl Hartup, Associate Curator of Academic Programs and Latin American Art, “Diálogos” — the Spanish word for dialogues— activates exchanges between art and artists, the viewer and the object, and the museum and the communities it serves. The exhibition features fifteen prints, photographs, kinetic sculptures, and mixed media objects by artists from Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States.
“‘Diálogos’ began with the conversations I saw taking place between works of art, and I installed objects in pairs and small groups to reflect these interchanges,” says Hartup. “Each label begins with a question to start an exchange with the viewer.” › Continue reading
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|May 9, 2017|
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Brown Bag: Susan Campbell Hall
Leona Tyler Conference Room
Poetry in the Afternoon
Marjorie Perloff, “Reading the Verses Backward: Poetry for the Digital Age”
Dr. Perloff will share poetry at Gerlinger Lounge on May 8 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. She is the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities, Emerita, Stanford University.
She will also lead a Brown Bag lunch discussion from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, in the Leona Tyler Conference Room, Susan Campbell Hall. Seating for this discussion is limited. Please contact Leah Middlebrook to reserve a space: middlebr(at)uoregon.edu.
The Speaker Series is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Program Grant; Department of Romance Languages, Translation Studies Working Group; Oregon Humanities Center; Department of Comparative Literature; Latin American Studies Program; and the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.
April 17, 2017 – The University of Oregon’s Charles Martinez was recently named a Philip H. Knight Professor for his leadership in prevention science and commitment to improving education, health and social services for underserved communities.
The UO College of Education faculty member, director of the Center for Equity Promotion and former vice president for institutional equity and diversity joined the UO nearly 20 years ago. He has used his many academic, administrative and community roles to advance equity and inclusion at the university, across Oregon, and around the world.
“It is fitting that Charles’ lifetime body of work on equity, inclusion and the education of Latino children in both the United States and Latin America has been recognized by receipt of a Knight Professorship,” said Randy Kamphaus, dean of the College of Education. “The Society for Prevention Research and many others have praised his cutting-edge work for its contributions to the field and society.” › Continue reading
Access the above link for giving to the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund. Online gifts may be made using the form available at this link; all gifts are processed by the University of Oregon Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for receiving and administering private donations to the University of Oregon.
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- CLLAS Solidarity Statement
- 2017 CLLAS Call for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups
- “Diálogos,” a New, Multi-sensory Exhibition that Features Latin American Art, Opens at JSMA
- Marjorie Perloff: Poetry, Poetics & Myth Speaker Series
- UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship
- Michelle McKinley receives multiple awards, including UO Law School’s highest teaching honor