Archive for March, 2013
Latino Advocacy Council in Eugene | The League of United Latin American Citizens approves the expansion here as its first in Oregon
By Kelly Ardis / The Register-Guard / Published: March 11, 2013
“Even with 900-plus local councils scattered across the country, the League of United Latin American Citizens has never had a presence in Oregon — until now. Lane County is making history as the first Oregon LULAC council since the organization was established in 1929, and Juan Carlos Valle said he is honored to be the local council’s first president.” Read more …
The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) at UC San Diego has launched a new blog (http://ccis.ucsd.edu/category/cir2013) that will provide analyses of the comprehensive immigration reform debate as it unfolds. The purpose of the CIR 2013 blog is to provide scholars and the public with analyses that speak directly to the question of whether comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) will pass in 2013. These analyses will use social science research methods to answer practical, policy-relevant questions.
We have extended the deadline to apply for the 2013 Summer Institute for Oregon Middle and High School teachers to APRIL 15, 2013.
Understanding the Many Faces of Latin America through Art and History: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism
We are excited to invite Oregon teachers to apply to participate in our 2013 Summer Institute for Oregon Middle School and High School Teachers titled, Understanding the Many Faces of Latin America through Art and History: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. The Institute will take place at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon, from June 23-28, 2013. Completed applications are due by April 15, 2013. We anticipate selecting around 20 teachers to whom we will offer a modest stipend of $250 for their participation, room (for out of town participants who have to travel more than 60 miles) and board, as well as 30 hours of professional development credit. We will let selected teachers know by May 1, 2013.
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 Symposium: “Public Engagement in Latin@ and Latin American Studies”
- CLLAS 2015 Seed Grant Competition for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups
- Panel Discussion in conjunction with Reconoci.do | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
- Critical Ethnographies: a graduate student workshop with Jafari Sinclaire Allen
- Jafari Sinclaire Allen: “Black/Queer Here & There: Ethnography of An Idea”
- CLLAS Director Lynn Stephen Receives Two Significant Professional Awards