Latino Roots Celebration 2015

Photos by Jack Liu and Robert Hill Long

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In addition to the photos above, this video of the 2015 Latino Roots Celebration features the third gathering to celebrate University of Oregon student work and continuing collaborations between the UO and Latino community partners. Source: Latino Roots Celebration, 2015 | University of Oregon Media Channel

This year’s event included:

  • Mariachi del Sol from Springfield High School
  • Latino Roots student short documentaries and student presentations
  • Jaime Arrendondo, PCUN Secretary-Treasurer
  • CAPACES Leadership Institute and PCUN archives
  • Scott Coltrane, UO Interim President
  • Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair

Students from the two-term Latino Roots class share clips from their documentaries and talk about the research that went into producing the stories.

Spring 2015 edition of CLLAS Notes now available

0515_CLLAS_Notes_WEB

0515_CLLAS_Notes_WEBRead testimonials and film synopses from three students in the 2015 Latino Roots class taught by Dr. Lynn Stephen and Dr. Sonia De La Cruz  in the latest edition of the CLLAS Notes, the newsletter of the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

Learn more about books recently published by faculty associated with the mission and goals of CLLAS. Read articles from faculty  and graduate students about CLLAS-supported research and events, including a look at Oregon Latin@ high school students and equity, an examination of the experiences of self-identified Latin@ undergraduates at UO, a description of the documentation of a highly endangered indigenous language from the Brazil-Bolivia border area, and an examination of the role of U.S. governmental institutions in intimate partner violence  against immigrant women and women seeking asylum. › Continue reading

CLLAS Executive Board Member Gabriela Martínez Honored with UO Fund for Faculty Excellence Award

Gabriela Martínez

Gabriela Martínez

June 8, 2015—Gabriela MartÍnez, associate professor of journalism and a key founder of CLLAS, is one of 14 UO faculty members chosen as a recipient of the 2015-16 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards in recognition of their research, teaching and leadership.

Recipients receive a one-time salary stipend of $20,000 or may elect to take the award as research funds of $25,000. The awards honor tenured UO faculty at the forefront of research and discovery who have demonstrated academic excellence and world-class teaching.

“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,” acting Provost Frances Bronet wrote in an email announcing the awards.

Source: UO professors honored with Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards | Around the O › Continue reading

Latina/os and K-12 Education: Bridging Research and Practice

October 15, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR  97403

This event will feature:

  • Dr. Patricia Gándara, research professor, UCLA, codirector of the Civil Rights Project of UCLA , and Visiting Distinguished Scholar at UO Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the College of Education, Fall 2015
  • Dr. Gustavo Balderas, incoming superintendent of Eugene School District 4J
  • Additional speakers
  • The Latino Roots exhibit
  • And more!

The goals of this event are to:

  • Bring together the education community (K-12), the community at large, and the university community to talk about the state of education for Oregon Latina/os
  • Showcase examples of UO research addressing Latina/os and education
  • Stimulate conversations and network building.

Co-sponsors include the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, UO College of Education, and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

Ellen McWhirter (event chair)

Latino Roots Celebration to showcase student films on immigration experience

Source: Latino Roots Celebration to showcase student films on immigration experience | Around the O

Latino Roots Celebration

June 4, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

2015_latinoroots_posterKnight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

We look forward to seeing you at the third celebration of University of Oregon student work and continuing collaborations between the UO and Latino community partners.

This year’s event includes:

  • Mariachi del Sol from Springfield High School
  • Latino Roots student short documentaries and student presentations
  • Jaime Arrendondo, PCUN Secretary-Treasurer
  • CAPACES Leadership Institute and PCUN archives
  • Scott Coltrane, UO Interim President
  • Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair
  • Food and music

Students from the two-term Latino Roots class will share clips from their documentaries and talk about the research that went into producing the stories. Their documentary clips will be shown throughout the event and a full screening will be held in Special Collections Classroom (2nd Floor Knight Library) beginning at 5:00 p.m. › Continue reading



Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

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