Globalization, Gender, and Development Conference

October 23, 2014
5:00 pmto6:00 pm
October 24, 2014
4:00 pmto7:30 pm

Gender-and-Development-Poster_WEBThese events open to the public. See Conference Website for more information.

SCHEDULE Highlights

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 

5:00pm              Keynote address with Irene Tinker and Jane Jaquette: Women, Gender and Development: Past Insights, Future Possibilities: 30 minute talk with 15-20 minutes for questions/comments (open to the public; Knight Library Browsing Room)

Friday, October 24th, 2014

4:00-5:45pm       Panel 4: Gender, Migration and Care Work: Paid and Unpaid  (open to the public; Ford Lecture Hall, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art)

  • Chair: Lynn Stephen
  • Discussant: Lynn Fujiwara
  • Presenters
    • Kristin Yarris: Between Love and Money: Grandmothers, Remittances, and the Moral Economies of Care in Nicaraguan Transnational Families
    • Grace Chang: The Damayan Diaries
    • Elena Shih: Humanitarian Investments or Filial Remittances: Moral Economies of Life After Trafficking in China and Thailand
    • Leisy Abrego: Sacrificing for the Family: Migrant Mothers Facing Gendered Opportunities and Expectations to Remit

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CLLAS Associate Director Gerardo Sandoval Named Winner of 2014 Chester Rapkin Award

Gerardo Sandoval

Gerardo Sandoval

Gerardo Francisco Sandoval has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Chester Rapkin Award for best article from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Dr. Sandoval is the associate director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies at the University of Oregon and an assistant professor, Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management.

The Chester Rapkin Award Selection Committee announced October 16 that Professor Sandoval won the prize for the best paper for this award year in the Journal of Planning Education and Research for his article “Shadow Transnationalism: Cross-Border Networks and Planning Challenges of Transnational Unauthorized Immigrant Communities” (Vol 33 (1), pp. 176-193).

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CLLAS Director Lynn Stephen Receives UO Fund for Faculty Excellence Award

Lynn Stephen / photo by Jack Liu.

Lynn Stephen / photo by Jack Liu.

CLLAS director Lynn Stephen has been named a recipient of a University of Oregon Fund for Faculty Excellence Award for AY 2014-15. She is among 13 UO faculty members chosen for this award.

Dr. Stephen is a Distinguished Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, and director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

In making the announcement, UO acting senior vice president and provost Frances Bronet said: “The Fund for Faculty Excellence is designed to further the university’s strategic commitment to improving its academic quality and reputation by recognizing, supporting, and retaining world-class tenure-related faculty. The recipients of this honor have been chosen on the basis of scholarly impact within their respective fields, their contributions to program and institutional quality at the UO, and their academic leadership.”

For a full listing of recipients, go to: Office of Academic Affairs newsletter.

UO historian Julie M. Weise interviewed for story on NPR

CLLAS affiliated faculty member Julie M. Weise, an assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Oregon, spoke about her research and was identified as a UO historian in a piece that aired on NPR’s All Things Considered on October 19, 2014. The story was about anti-immigrant backlash in suburbs. It can be accessed online at “Residents Uneasy About Immigrant Shift Into Suburbs.”

World Music Series: Roots Music from the Chilean Andes with Phusiri Marka

October 24, 2014
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

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Beall Concert Hall
961 E. 18th Ave.
Eugene, UO campus

Tickets are available at the door or in advance from the UO Ticket Office, 541-346-4363. The UO’s World Music Series is pleased to present the Phusiri Marka ensemble, performing traditional panpipe, tarka, and orquesta music from the Chilean Andes. The ensemble, whose name translates as “Town of Wind Players,” was formed in 1976. Since that time, Phusiri Marka has worked independently and continuously to nurture and preserve the traditional musical expressions of the Aymara people of Chile. The ensemble has performed around the world, including at the Third World Folklore Festival in Hungary in 2004.

Discussion on Measure 88: providing resident “driver cards”

October 28, 2014
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

traffic-250x100110 Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.
UO campus

Measure 88 provides Oregon resident “driver cards” without requiring proof of legal residence in the United States. Jeff Stone, executive director, Oregon Association of Nurseries, will be speaking in favor of the measure. Mark Callahan, former U.S. Senate candidate from Oregon, will be speaking in opposition to the measure.

Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

Arranged and organized by the Wayne Morse Law Fellows. Cosponsored by ACS, MLSA, OUTLaws, and LALSA.



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