|March 12, 2015|
Events in Knight Library Browsing Room, Gerlinger Alumni Lounge, and Frohnmeyer Music Building
Full Schedule: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/symposium-2015/
The focus of the conference is on public engagement in Latino and Latin American Studies. The panels will be organized around existing research and projects coming out of UO. › Continue reading
|February 6, 2015|
Application deadline is noon on Friday, February 6, 2015, for CLLAS 2015 Graduate Student Summer Research Grants sponsored by the UO Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies › Continue reading
|February 4, 2015|
|4:00 pm||to||5:30 pm|
141 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
A public lecture by Gabriela Martínez, 2014-15 Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon. Dr. Martínez is also the associate director of the Center for the Study of Women in Society and a CLLAS faculty affiliate.
Martinez will discuss her current project, “Media, Democracy and the Construction of Collective Memory.” › Continue reading
|January 29, 2015|
|6:00 pm||to||7:30 pm|
110 Fenton Hall
1021 E. 13th Ave.
The Garden follows the story of farmers, mostly immigrants from Latin America, as they work on a fourteen-acre community garden in South Central Los Angeles to grow food for their families and create community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis. In The Garden, we watch them organize, fight back, and demand answers.
The Garden is a film by Scott Hamilton Kennedy. Find out more at www.thegardenmovie.com.
This event is hosted by the UO Student Sustainability Coalition, the Holden Center, and the Cultural Forum. This event is free and open to the public.
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|February 2, 2015|
|5:30 pm||to||7:30 pm|
1190 Franklin Blvd.
University of Oregon
Free & open to the public
Jorge Armando Lopez founder of the Chico Mendes Reforestation Project
The Chico Mendes Reforestation Project is a very small but ambitious group run mostly by a Mayan family in the mountains near the city of Xela, Guatemala in a small town called Pachaj. They have a local youth programs as well as host international volunteers to plant trees in areas that had been devastated by logging, mining, civil war and a range of other capitalist ventures into the region.
The Chico Mendes Reforestation Project began in 1998 as an idea conceived by Jorge Armando and two friends who had become disillusioned with the politics of their local environmental organization.
Consequently, the three friends decided to create a new environmental initiative apart from the local government with a focus on the reforestation of nearby community lands. › Continue reading
|February 6, 2015|
|4:00 pm||to||5:30 pm|
Ileana Rodríguez-Silva: Public Talk
Ileana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Washington. She earned her B.A. at the Universidad de Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras and her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rodriguez-Silva is the author of the award-winning book Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico (NY:Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group.
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- CLLAS Symposium: “Public Engagement in Latin@ and Latin American Studies”
- CLLAS Deadline for 2015 Graduate Student Summer Research Grants
- Gabriela Martinez, “Collective Memory: The Role of Media Makers”
- CLLAS Associate Director Gerardo Sandoval Named as 2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Winner
- Documentary Film Screening: The Garden
- Chico Mendes Reforestation Project: Planting for Future Generations