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Latino Roots Celebration 2015

Photos by Jack Liu and Robert Hill Long

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In addition to the photos above, 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

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 share clips from their documentaries and talk about the research that went into producing the stories.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 Celebration, Latino Roots No Comments

Latina/os and K-12 Education: Bridging Research and Practice

October 15, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

Ford Alumni Center
1720 E. 13th Ave.
Eugene, OR  97403

This event will feature:

  • Dr. Patricia Gándara, research professor, UCLA, codirector of the Civil Rights Project of UCLA , and Visiting Distinguished Scholar at UO Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the College of Education, Fall 2015
  • Dr. Gustavo Balderas, incoming superintendent of Eugene School District 4J
  • Additional speakers
  • The Latino Roots exhibit
  • And more!

The goals of this event are to:

  • Bring together the education community (K-12), the community at large, and the university community to talk about the state of education for Oregon Latina/os
  • Showcase examples of UO research addressing Latina/os and education
  • Stimulate conversations and network building.

Co-sponsors include the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, UO College of Education, and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

Ellen McWhirter (event chair)

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Latino Roots Celebration to showcase student films on immigration experience

Source: Latino Roots Celebration to showcase student films on immigration experience | Around the O

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Celebration, Latino Roots No Comments

Latino Roots Celebration

June 4, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

2015_latinoroots_posterKnight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

We look forward to seeing you at the third celebration of University of Oregon student work and continuing collaborations between the UO and Latino community partners.

This year’s event includes:

  • 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
  • Food and music

Students from the two-term Latino Roots class will share clips from their documentaries and talk about the research that went into producing the stories. Their documentary clips will be shown throughout the event and a full screening will be held in Special Collections Classroom (2nd Floor Knight Library) beginning at 5:00 p.m. › Continue reading

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Events, Latino Roots No Comments

Discussing Genocide and Human Rights in the Classroom: Challenges & Opportunities

June 5, 2015
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

Human-Rights-Curriculum_final140 Allen Hall
UO campus

PDFs now available for these presentations at http://cllas.uoregon.edu/?p=5692

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) presents:

Teaching Human Rights in the Context of the Museum

  • Stephanie Wood, PhD, Director, Wired Humanities Projects, University of Oregon
  • June Irene Black, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art / Assistant Curator for the Arts of the Americas and Europe, University of Oregon

The Thirst for Rights: The Struggle for Water in Latin America and Africa

  • Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oregon
  • Yvonne Braun, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies and International Studies

“Gustavo Germano: Ausencias” Exhibit is available to view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art through August 2015. For more information, visit:   http://jsma.uoregon.edu/exhibits/

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Monday, June 1st, 2015 Academics, Events, Human Rights No Comments

Retreat for Middle and High School Teachers: Human Rights

June 6, 2015
10:00 amto4:00 pm

Knight Library 144
Edmiston Classroom

This retreat will include these panels:

Topic 1: “Gender, Violence and Impunity in Latin America and South Asia,” led by Dr. Lynn Stephen (Anthropology) and Dr. Lamia Karim (Anthropology).

Topic 2: “Teaching Human Rights in Latin America: Problems, Sources, and
Methods,” led by Dr. Carlos Aguirre (History) and David Woken, History & Latin American Studies Librarian.

Topic 3: “Art and Human Rights in Latin America: Pedagogical Approaches,” led by June Black, Stephanie Wood, and Lisa Albrich

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