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CLLAS Workshop “From Manila to London to Rio: Two Cases Outside the Canon”

April 4, 2018
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

2017-19 CLLAS Series: America, Bridge Across Oceans 

presented by Chương-Đaì Võ

This talk will focus on two case studies, exemplary of non-canonical modernism and contemporaneity—the periodical Signals and the exhibition The Other Story. Edited by the Manila-born, international artist David Medalla, Signals was a periodical that ran for 10 issues from August 1964 to March 1966. Unlike the post-World War II art scenes that were developing in much of Western Europe and the U.S., Signals engaged with the Latin American avant-garde, and understood art as a meeting ground for aesthetics, physics, literature, poetry, and social transformation. Medalla was part of a group of artists from Asia, Africa and the Caribbean that Rasheed Araeen proposed for an exhibition entitled The Other Story in 1978. Not staged until 1989, the exhibition’s premise—that British art history actively erased and ignored the contributions of artists of color—invigorated Araeen’s practice as an artist, curator and the founder of the influential periodical Third Text

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Angel Dorantes: CLLAS Graduate Research Series

May 31, 2018
3:30 pmto4:30 pm

 

 

Diamond Lake Room
EMU 119

CLLAS Research Series, Graduate Student Grantee Presentation

Translation & Interpretation Experiences & Perceptions among Latina/o High School Language Brokers in Oregon

Angel Dorantes, Department of Education Studies

Angel Dorantes is a doctoral candidate in the Critical and Sociocultural Studies in Education program. His research agenda includes issues of access and equity in education, and the experiences of Latina/o children/adolescents who translate for their parents. Recently, he co-authored a journal article, titled, “Reforzando las Redes: Supporting Latina/o Undergraduates at a State Flagship University,” that was published in the Journal of Hispanic Higher Education.

Angel’s dissertation explores the experiences of Latina/o high school students who translate and/or interpret for their parents and their perceptions regarding benefits and concerns commonly associated with this practice and their views on their own acculturative processes.

This event is free and open to the public.

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“The Invention of ‘Authentic’ Mexican Food”

May 2, 2018
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

Knight Library
Browsing Room
Free & open to the public

Spring speakers series: “Thinking Authenticity”

 

Speaker: Professor Ignacio Sánchez Prado
Title: “The Invention of ‘Authentic’ Mexican Food: Rick Bayless, Diana Kennedy, Enrique Olvera”

Ignacio Sanchez Prado is Professor of Spanish, Latin American Studies, and Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis, and one of the most influential scholars of Mexican culture and Latin American intellectual history.

Sanchez Prado’s research spans a wide range of areas including neoliberal culture, world literature theory, food studies and cosmopolitanism. Based on his recent work on the circulation of Latin American cultural production both within and outside Latin America, his lecture will focus on the relation between authenticity, ethnic cuisines and neoliberalism through three case studies: Diane Kennedy, Rick Bayless and Enrique Olvera.

Sponsors: Romance Languages, Giustina Fund, Humanities Center, European Studies, CSWS, Graduate School, English, Cinema Studies, Philosophy, Art History, Latin American Studies, Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

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2018 CLLAS Graduate Research Series: Latinx & Latin American Studies Intersections: Migration, Indigeneity & Belonging

April 18, 2018
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

 

 

Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Presentations by Tinker Field Research Grant and CLLAS Research Grant awardees

Latinx & Latin American Studies Intersections: Migration, Indigeneity & Belonging

April 18, 2018, 1:30-4:30pm, Browsing Room

1:30-1:45 “Developing a Disability Legal Consciousness: Racism and Ableism in Special Education Advocacy,” Katie Warden, Department of Sociology

2:00-2:15 “The Receptacle of Ellipsis and Fragmentation: the Plural Acts of Deference of Arantza Cazalis Shuey and Aurora de Albornoz,” Nagore Sedano, Department of Romance Languages

2:15-2:45 Q&A

2:45-3:00 Break for coffee and snacks › Continue reading

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Monday, January 15th, 2018 Awards, Events, Research No Comments

Environmental Justice, Race, and Public Lands: A Symposium

May 9, 2018toMay 11, 2018

 

Full Schedule: https://blogs.uoregon.edu/ejrpl/

Cosponsored by CLLAS

This symposium focuses on issues of equity and environmental justice on public lands. The event brings together practitioners engaged in
diversity, equity, and inclusion work throughout the Pacific Northwest with scholars focused on race, environmental justice, and/or Indigeneity as they relate to public lands.

  • Wednesday, May 9th @ 6:30pm in the Many Nations Longhouse: Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples Lecture featuring Dr. Karletta Chief and Dr. Margaret Hiza-Redsteer.
  • Thursday, May 10th @ 7:30pm in Straub 156: Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte will deliver a keynote entitled “Ironic Storytelling for Public Lands: Indigenizing Justice and Coalition-Building.”
  • Friday, May 11th @ 7:30pm in Straub 156: Dr. Carolyn Finney, the author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors, will deliver the final keynote.

The symposium also includes panels on Practioner Perspectives on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion on Public Lands, Historical perspectives on Race, Environmental Justice, and Public Lands, Decolonizing Public Lands, and Labor as Public Lands Environmental Justice Issue. › Continue reading

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Saturday, January 6th, 2018 Conference, Events, Native American, Public Policy No Comments

UO faculty in the field of Latinx Studies: CLLAS now offers seed grant money

April 6, 2018
12:00 pm

 

 

Deadline: April 6

The Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Announces
2018 Seed Grant Award for Faculty in the Field of Latinx Studies

CLLAS announces its first Latinx Studies grant award for research or creative projects. We plan to award one seed grant of up to $2500; the funds must be used during the 2018-2019 academic year (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019). This grant is specifically intended to support research or creative projects in Latinx Studies that fits within the CLLAS mission.

Projects that include collaboration between UO units, involve the wider Eugene/Springfield, Oregon, or Latinx communities/organizations/institutions in the U.S. or propose other forms of community engagement are particularly welcome, but not required.

For full information on requirements and on how to apply, go to: 2018 Call for Faculty Latinx Grants Final

See also: Drop-in Session March 1

Grant application deadline for both this grant and the Faculty Collaborative Grant: 12:00 p.m. (noon), Friday, April 6, 2018. Applicants will be notified by May 4, 2018.

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Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

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