|June 8, 2017|
|4:00 pm||to||6:00 pm|
1501 Kincaid St.
Save-the-date for this celebration of the 4th generation of Latino Roots students.
directed by Lynn Stephen; produced by Sonia De La Cruz and Lynn Stephen
Lynn Stephen is co-director of CLLAS and a professor in the UO Department of Anthropology.
This documentary “explores the differential rights that U.S. citizen children and their undocumented parents have through the story of one extended Zapotec family. Shot in Oregon and Oaxaca, Mexico, and narrated by eleven-year old Cinthya, the film follows Cinthya’s trip to her parent’s home community of Teotitlán del Valle with her godmother, anthropologist Lynn Stephen. There she meets her extended family and discovers her indigenous Zapotec and Mexican roots. … At a larger level, Cinthya’s story illuminates the desires and struggles of the millions of families divided between the U.S. and other countries where children are mobile citizens and parents cannot leave. In English, Spanish, and Zapotec with English subtitles. TRT: 39 minutes.
|October 15, 2015|
|4:00 pm||to||6:30 pm|
In celebration of Latin@ Heritage Month, the University of Oregon Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and the UO Division of Equity and Inclusion bring together new Eugene School District 4J superintendent Dr. Gustavo Balderas and scholar Dr. Patricia Gándara, co-director of the Civil Rights Project of UCLA, for an informative session on public school education K-12 for Latina/os in Oregon. Dr. Gándara is the Visiting Distinguished Scholar at UO Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the College of Education during fall term 2015.
Meeting at the Ford Alumni Center, 1720 E. 13th Ave. on the UO campus on Thursday, October 15, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., this session offers an opportunity for the K-12 education community, the community at large, and the university community to talk about the state of education for Oregon Latina/os. The gathering will feature talks by the two principal speakers, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. › Continue reading
Read 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
In addition to the photos below, 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
Photos by Jack Liu and Robert Hill Long
(to make the slideshow go faster, simply click on each slide)
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 shared clips from their documentaries and talked about the research that went into producing the stories.
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- April 5, 2017:
- April 13, 2017:
- April 14, 2017:
- April 15, 2017:
- April 18, 2017:
- May 5, 2017:
- May 17, 2017:
- June 8, 2017:
- CLLAS Solidarity Statement
- Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny: Bilingual Poetry Reading & Lecture
- “Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon,” a roundtable
- LALISA Conference “Peripheral Mappings: Social and Cultural Geographies from the Underside of Modernity”
- 2017 CLLAS Call for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups
- Dr. Lynn Stephen Elected Vice-President of Latin American Studies Association