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CLLAS Deadline for 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

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Events, Funding, Research No Comments

CLLAS Graduate Student Grant Proposal Writing Workshop

January 22, 2015
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

Please join us for a valuable session with a panel of faculty and grad students who will share tips and strategies for writing successful grant proposals.

For more information about CLLAS Graduate Student Research Grants, visit our Funding pages.

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 Events, Funding No Comments

Ileana Rodríguez-Silva: Public Talk

February 6, 2015
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

RODRIGUEZ-SILVABrowsing Room, Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Ileana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an assistant professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Washington. She holds a PhD in history and master’s degrees in Latin American studies and Latin American history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Rodríguez-Silva’s research focuses on racial identity formation, post-emancipation racial politics, and comparative colonial arrangements in the configuration of empires.

Sponsored by the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society’s Américas Research Interest Group.

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Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Events, Human Rights No Comments

Ana-Maurine Lara: CLLAS Visiting Scholar Presentation

February 12, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm
Ana-Maurine Lara

Ana-Maurine Lara

140 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic book (in-progress) is titled Bodies and Souls: Sexual Terror in God’s New World, and is based on her graduate research, which focused on LGBT political activism and the Catholic state in the Dominican Republic.

She is an award-winning novelist and poet. Her novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and When the Sun Once Again Sang to the People (KRK Ediciones 2011); her short stories and poems have been featured in numerous anthologies and literary magazines. Her published scholarship engages topics on Afro-Latin@ and Afro-Diasporic queer identities and aesthetics.

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Rebecca Atencio — ”Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission”

February 23, 2015
5:00 pmto6:00 pm

AtencioRGerlinger Hall
Alumni Lounge
1468 University St.

Rebecca Atencio, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese in the Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies at Tulane University, will give a public lecture titled “Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission.” Professor Atencio is the author of Memory’s Turn: Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil.

Professor Atencio will also offer a faculty workshop titled “Researching Human Rights in Latin America: Challenges, Resources, and Strategies” on February 24, 2015, from 12pm to 1:30 pm. EMU Metolius Room.

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Events, Human Rights, Research No Comments

Faculty Workshop: “Researching Human Rights in Latin America: Challenges, Resources, and Strategies”

February 24, 2015
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Atencio_bookcoverErb Memorial Union (EMU)
Metolius Room
UO campus

Rebecca Atencio, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese in the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University,  will offer a faculty workshop titled “Researching Human Rights in Latin America: Challenges, Resources, and Strategies” on February 24, 2015, from noon to 1:30 pm. EMU Metolius Room. Professor Atencio is the author of Memory’s Turn: Reckoning with Dictatorship in Brazil.

Professor Atencio will also give a public lecture titled “Official and Other Truths: Memories of Dictatorship in the Wake of Brazil’s National Truth Commission.” This talk will take place on February 23 at 5 p.m., Gerlinger Hall Alumni Lounge, 1468 University St.

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Events, Human Rights, Research No Comments


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