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.
March 6, 2017— University of Oregon professor Lynn Stephen, founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, was elected vice-president of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for the term beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018. On June 1, 2018, she will assume the presidency of LASA for a 12-month period, until May 31, 2019. Dr. Stephen holds the title of Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology.
“This is one of the highest honors for a scholar working on Latin America. This election is the culmination of Lynn’s many years of dedication and committment with LASA and the larger community of scholars, activists, and peoples in Latin America and the US,” reported Carlos Aguirre, UO Professor of History.
February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“The appointment is effective immediately and is part of the Division of Student Life. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is commonly referred to as DACA.
“Prior to taking this role, Irungu held the same title in the Division of Equity and Inclusion, where she was director of the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence.”
For the full story, go to: Source: Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O
|January 18, 2017|
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Jane Grant Conference Room
Hendricks Hall 330
1408 University St.
The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on January 18, 2017.
Our presenters will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. This will also be an opportunity to learn more about CLLAS’s summer 2017 grants for graduate students. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
- Gabriela Martínez, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Interim Director of CLLAS
- Stephanie Wood, Wired Humanities Projects Director and Senior Editor, Latin American history digital projects, Oxford University Press
- Feather Crawford, PhD candidate, Department of History
July 15, 2016—“Juan-Carlos Molleda starts each day with a cup of freshly ground Colombian coffee and a good dose of NPR. Then he scans The New York Times, Washington Post, Oregonian, Economist and his Twitter feed to see what’s happening in global news.
“‘It’s a challenge to remain optimistic, but for me it’s a priority,’ he says.
“Optimism is a given for the new Edwin L. Artzt Dean of the School of Journalism and Communication, who also brings a fresh perspective and a firm commitment to ensuring a vibrant future for the SOJC.
“‘I have big shoes to fill but I am so excited,’ Molleda said. ‘I will be articulating the message of the school and building bridges not only in local and state communities, but nationally and internationally. I’m also looking forward to collaborating with my colleagues and helping them achieve greater heights.’
“Formerly chair of the Department of Public Relations at the University of Florida, Molleda created and directed UF’s online master’s program in global strategic communication, was an affiliated faculty member of UF’s Center for Latin American Studies, and served as a Fulbright senior specialist.”
For the full story, go to Around the O: Optimism, broad communications experiences drive new SOJC dean | Around the O
“Improving the Quality of Early Childhood Education in the Context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals,” Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa
|October 14, 2016|
Leona Tyler Lecture: Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa
Please join us October 14th, from 2:30-4 pm, in the Ford Lecture Hall of the Schnitzer, for Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa’s presentation entitled, “Improving the Quality of Early Childhood Education in the Context of
the UN Sustainable Development Goals.” This presentation takes place on the same day as the Activist Methods workshop by Cherríe Moraga on Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, but there is no overlap in these two
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- 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