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CLLAS Professional Development: NEH Grant Writing

April 5, 2018
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

CLLAS Professional Development: NEH Grant Writing

Stephanie Wood, PhD, is research associate/principal investigator at the Center at Oregon for Research in Education, UO College of Education, and director and senior researcher of the Wired Humanities Projects. She will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. 

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Trump, Immigration, and the Constitution

February 2, 2018
12:00 pmto1:20 pm

146 HEDCO
1655 Alder St.
UO campus

Trump, Immigration, and the Constitution

Robert McWhirter is a constitutional and immigration lawyer and will be guest presenting in a class. The classroom will hold another 20-30 people if you’d like to attend. 
 
An award-winning, internationally recognized speaker and author on trial advocacy, immigration law, and the history of The Bill of Rights, Robert McWhirter is a certified Specialist in Criminal Law with the State Bar of Arizona and first chair qualified to defend capital cases by the Arizona Supreme Court. Fluent in Spanish, McWhirter has extensively taught comparative criminal procedure and trial advocacy in Latin America. In 2010-11, he served in El Salvador, administering an $11M USAID project to reform the justice system, overseeing programs and trainings for the Salvadoran courts, police, prosecutors and public defenders. McWhirter’s previously published book, The Criminal Lawyer’s Guide To Immigration Law: Questions and Answers (ABA, 2006), was extensively quoted in 2010 by Justice Alito in Padilla vs. Kentucky. Mr. McWhirter is currently in private practice doing criminal defense. He is also the author of Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights (Paperback).

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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

Moderator: TBD

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

1:45-2:00 “Intergenerational Perceptions and Experiences Related to Acculturation among Latina/o High School Language Brokers in Oregon,” Angel Dorantes, Department of Education Studies

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

3:00-3:15 “Gender, Indigeneity, and Activism: An Intergenerational Look at Indigenous Women’s Organizing in Manaus, Brazil,” Emily Masucci, Department of Anthropology

3:15-3:30 “Uses of the Copal Tree in Zapotec Oaxaca: Ritual and Economy,” Timothy Herrera, Department of Anthropology

3:30-3:45 “Indigenous Community Responses to Extractivism in the Bolivian Lowlands,”
Evan Shenkin, Department of Sociology

3:45-4:15 Q&A

4:15-4:30 Wrap up

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Sunday, October 15th, 2017 Awards, Events, Research No Comments

Teach-In: “History of Environmental, Economic, and Political Debts: Puerto Rico and the US”

November 21, 2017
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Condon Hall Rm 260
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Teach-In

“History of Environmental, Economic, and Political Debts: Puerto Rico and the US”

PDF: Puerto Rico Teach In 2017Enjuto Rangel

CLLAS invites you to a Teach-In with professors Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel (Romance Languages), Rocío Zambrana (Philosophy), and Alaí Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies) to engage in conversation about Puerto Rico and its place in the contemporary colonial history of the United States.

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.

Boricuas and Allies in Action in Oregon!
#PuertoRicoStrong #PuertoRicoRelief › Continue reading

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LatinX Heritage Month: 2017

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Events: https://inclusion.uoregon.edu/latinx-heritage-month

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Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 Art, Music & Culture, Celebration No Comments

Visions of Social Difference: Race, Space, and Visuality in Rio de Janeiro

January 12, 2018
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

 

 

Room 122
Knight Library Collaboration Center
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Visions of Social Difference: Race, Space, and Visuality in Rio de Janeiro

A discussion with Dr. Lorraine Leu, Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) & Department of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Leu’s talk centers around pictorial representations of blackness in a neighborhood destroyed in 1922 and unpacks the visions of social difference they produce. These images include paintings, lithographs, political cartoons, and photographs that mobilize ways of looking that help us to understand the spatial and cultural constructions of racialized others. › Continue reading

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Monday, September 11th, 2017 Events, Research No Comments



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2017 Latino Roots Celebration

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