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CLLAS Announces 2015 Graduate Student Summer Research Grants

February 6, 2015
12:00 pm

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

Monday, November 17th, 2014 Events, Funding, Research No Comments

Native Studies Research Colloquium — Lynn Stephen, “Transborder Gendered Violence and Resistance: Indigenous Women Migrants Seeking U.S. Asylum”

December 1, 2014
12:00 pmto1:30 pm
Lynn Stephen / photo by Jack Liu.

Lynn Stephen / photo by Jack Liu.

Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
UO campus
Free & open to the public
(Bring Your Own Lunch)

“Transborder Gendered Violence and Resistance: Indigenous Women Migrants Seeking U.S. Asylum”

a talk by Dr. Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology, and Director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) at the University of Oregon

Professor Lynn Stephen’s scholarly work has centered the impact of globalization, migration, nationalism and the politics of culture on indigenous communities in the Americas. Her multi-leveled approach, which engages political-economy, ethnohistory, and ethnography, has provided a hemispheric lens on major challenges faced by indigenous peoples such as out-migration, tourism, economic development, and low-intensity war and their creative responses to these challenges. › Continue reading

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The Chilean Miners: My Adventures in Listening, Writing, and Underground Observation, a research talk by Hector Tobar

December 1, 2014
2:30 pmto3:30 pm

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Allen Hall 307
1020 University St.
UO campus

A research presentation / School of Journalism and Communication

The Chilean Miners: My Adventures in Listening, Writing, and Underground Observation

Hector Tobar,  Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and SOJC visiting assistant professor, will discuss how he reported, researched and wrote his “nonfiction novel” on the miners, making use of more than 100 hours of interviews, along with videos and diaries produced by the men while they were still trapped. He will also discuss the role of folktales, metaphors and myths in the writing of his work.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 Books, Events, Research No Comments

Conference delves into effects of climate change on native people

December 2, 2014
7:00 pmto9:00 pm
December 3, 2014
Keynote speaker Patricia Cochran

Keynote speaker Patricia Cochran

Many Nations Longhouse
1630 Columbia St.
Eugene, Oregon
UO campus

Conference delves into effects of climate change on native people | Around the O.

The University of Oregon will host the 3rd Annual Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Conference and Student Symposium: Environment, Culture and Indigenous Sovereignty in the Americas on December 2-3, 2014. The University will welcome Patricia Cochran as the keynote speaker. Ms. Cochran is Executive Director of the Alaska Native Science Commission (ANSC), an organization that works to create links and collaborations among scientists, researchers and Alaska Native communities. The conference will also feature presentations of research conducted by over 60 UO students and 4 visiting indigenous students.

For more information, visit the conference website: http://ccip.uoregon.edu/

Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of “Enrique’s Journey,” to Lecture

December 2, 2014
7:00 pmto8:30 pm

Sonia-Nzario-posterLane Community College
Building 17
(Forum) Rooms 308-309
4000 E. 30th Ave.
Eugene, OR

Lane Community College hosts a lecture by Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Enrique’s Journey, the story of a young boy’s journey from Central America to the United States to reunite with his mother after 11 years of separation. Ms. Nazario will be speaking at LCC on the evening of December 2, 2014. Her talk will be followed by a book signing.

This event is being sponsored in part by an OEIB grant in collaboration with Lane Community College, Mecha de Lane, and the Springfield School District via the Puertas Abiertas Leadership Academy (ROP program). This event serves as a new effort by the Puertas Abiertas Leadership Academy and MEChA de Lane to promote educational opportunities for Latino middle school students in Lane county. Ms. Nazrio’s talk at LCC will be preceded by a conversation with Lane and Springfield School District students during the day. › Continue reading

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Monday, November 10th, 2014 Books, Events, Human Rights, Schools No Comments

Running from Peril, Chasing Hope: Central American Children and the Refugee Crisis

December 3, 2014
2:00 pmto8:00 pm

CEQP-poster-SYMPOSIUM

 

 

Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
UO campus

A symposium to start a dialogue, grow awareness, and plan for action

Visit our website: education.uoregon.edu/ceqp-info

Agenda
  • 2:00–4:00 P.M. Plenary Session featuring local experts and faculty members who will lead a discussion of the complex issues surrounding immigration policy and its impact on children and families
  • 4:30–6:30 P.M. Featured Speakers: Julie Lopez, journalist from Guatemala and Jennifer Podkul, senior program officer for the Migrant Rights and Justice Program, part of the Women’s Refugee Commission.
  • 6:30–8:00 P.M. Call to Community Action tabling and reception(refreshments served)

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Monday, November 10th, 2014 Events, Human Rights, News No Comments


Giving to CLLAS

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