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The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics

February 24, 2017
1:00 pmto3:30 pm

When: Friday, February 24th, 2017

Where: Condon 260

Announcing the program for an interdisciplinary symposium on aspects of extreme right-wing tendencies in the present, their historical echoes, their potential consequences, and possible responses.

Topics include: the assault on language, populist co-optation of the media, circulation of nationalist ideologemes, corruption, the devalorization of science and knowledge, aesthetics, misogyny, and xenophobia.

(Open to the public, sponsored by the Editorial Board of Konturen, the German Studies Committee, and the Dept of German and Scandinavian at UO — co-organized by Professors Sonja Boos and Jeffrey Librett)

The Triumph of the Will? Theoretical-Critical Assessments of the New Era in American Politics  

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 Events, Public Policy No Comments

Dreamers, Ducks & DACA Info-Session

February 28, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

 

 

EMU 231 & 232
Brown Bag Lunch

Info-Session by UO Dreamers Working Group

Supporting UO undocumented, DACAmented, and students from mixed status families

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS)

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Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 Events, Human Rights, Public Policy No Comments

Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

Jane Irungu

February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

“The appointment is effective immediately and is part of the Division of Student Life. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is commonly referred to as DACA.

“Prior to taking this role, Irungu held the same title in the Division of Equity and Inclusion, where she was director of the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence.”

For the full story, go to: Source: Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 Academics, Human Rights, Public Policy No Comments

“Achieving Justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon,” a roundtable

April 13, 2017
2:00 pmto4:30 pm

Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Roundtable: CSWS Americas RIG research project with Professors Erin Beck (Political Science) and Lynn Stephen (Anthropology), U.S. asylum lawyers, and speakers from Guatemala. Explores Guatemalan women’s transborder search for gendered justice alongside refugee Guatemalan women’s access to gendered asylum in Oregon.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics, the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs. This research project is also supported by funds from CLLAS.

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Post-inauguration Roundtable: Changing Immigration Rules

January 30, 2017
6:00 pmto7:30 pm

Erb Memorial Union
EMU Ballroom

Town Hall meeting for international, undocumented, and concerned students regarding changes to immigration rules and practices. Faculty, staff and community welcome. A panel of experts, including Professor Maria Blanco, executive director, Undocumented Legal Services Center at UC Davis, will address questions surrounding current immigration policies and proposed changes to legislation. Sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence, Center on Diversity and Community, and Department of Ethnic Studies.

Event Panelists:

  • Maria Blanco, Executive Director, Undocumented Legal Services Center, UC Davis
  • Betsy Boyd, Associate Vice President of Federal Affairs
  • Rosa Chavez-Jacuinde, Associate Director, Center for multicultural Academic Excellence
  • Jennifer Doreen, International Employment Specialist

CONFIRM YOUR ATTENDANCE: https://calendar.uoregon.edu/event/post-inauguration_roundtable_changing_immigration_rules#.WIpVtZI2KFM

Sunday, January 1st, 2017 Events, Human Rights, Public Policy No Comments

“Undocumented Students in the Age of Trump: What Every Campus Needs to Know”

January 31, 2017
9:00 amto10:00 am

Erb Memorial Union (EMU) 
107 Miller Room
Light breakfast served.

RSVP (required) to Prof Daniel HoSang (Ethnic Studies), dhosang@uoregon.edu 

A Teach-In featuring María Blanco ,Executive Director of the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center, UC Davis

DESCRIPTION: The new administration promises dramatic changes to the legal and political status and conditions facing undocumented students. What do faculty, staff and students need to know to navigate this new environment? What steps can campuses take to proactively protect their students? What role might Dreamers and undocumented students play in challenging this new regime?

This teach-in features, María Blanco, Executive Director of the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center, which operates out of UC Davis School of Law to provide immigration-related legal services for undocumented students at the six University of California campuses without law schools. Launched in November 2014, the Center is a pilot project of the University of California Office of the President and works in collaboration with the UC Davis School of Law Immigration Law Clinic. › Continue reading

Sunday, January 1st, 2017 Events, Human Rights, Public Policy No Comments


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