Afro-Descendant and Indigenous Peoples

Women’s Role in Afro-Indigenous Healing Traditions in the Caribbean and Its Diaspora

May 17, 2017
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

EMU Cedar / Spruce Rooms

A CLLAS Faculty Grantee presentation by Alai Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies) and Ana Lara (Anthropology).

“Women’s Role in Afro-Indigenous Healing Traditions in the Caribbean and its Diasporas” is an interdisciplinary study examining Caribbean women’s roles in Afro-Indigenous healing traditions and how their healing work contributes to their empowerment in their communities. Research sites include the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and the Pacific Northwest. Professor Lara is an anthropology professor and ethnographer and Professor Reyes-Santos is a professor of ethnic studies trained in literary and cultural studies. The study draws on their methodological areas of expertise to incorporate a) analysis of cultural narratives centering Caribbean women healers and b) ethnographic research among Caribbean women healers.

WIP Talk: “Testing Ecuador’s Rights of Nature: Why Some Lawsuits Succeed and Other Fail,” Craig Kauffman

May 13, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Works-in-Progress-Series

 

 

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

“Testing Ecuador’s Rights of Nature: Why Some Lawsuits Succeed and Other Fail”

Craig Kauffman, UO Assistant Professor of Political Science

Advance Reading Available with All Seminars. 30-minute Presentations Followed by Discussant-led Q & A.

RSVP required to cllas@uoregon.edu by the end of Wednesday May 4.

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS). For more information contact Eli Meyer at emeyer(at)uoregon.edu

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WIP Talk: “Everyday Experiences of Race and Racism in Latin America,” Ethan Johnson

April 15, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Works-in-Progress-Series

 

 

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

“Everyday Experiences of Race and Racism in Latin America”

Ethan Johnson, Associate Professor of Black Studies
Portland State University

Advance Reading Available with All Seminars. 30-minute Presentations Followed by Discussant-led Q & A.

RSVP required to cllas@uoregon.edu by the end of Wednesday April 6.

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS). For more information contact Eli Meyer at emeyer(at)uoregon.edu

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ID-ing the Issues of Afro-Descendant and Indigenous Peoples of Latin America

January 20, 2016
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

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Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus

A CLLAS RAP Event, organized by the Afro-Descendant and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Research Action Project

UNESCO just inaugurated its International Decade for People of African Descent and completed its 2015 Conference on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change. Come join Dr. Juan Eduardo (Ed) Wolf and the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) to identify and discuss the issues related to these events and others of common interest between Afro-descendant and Indigenous peoples of Latin America and UO scholars. The meeting will help decide the future direction of the CLLAS Research Action Project (RAP) dedicated to such issues. › Continue reading

WIP Talk: “An Intimate Waltz: Lo Criollo via Blackness in along Chile’s Northern Border,” Juan Eduardo Wolf

January 22, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Works-in-Progress-Series

 

 

RSVP Date extended:
now required by Tuesday, Jan. 19

Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
UO campus

An RSVP is required for this work-in-progress talk by Juan Eduardo Wolf, assistant professor, ethnomusicology, UO School of Music and Dance. The talk is organized by the Afro-Descendant and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Research Action Project.

RSVP by Tuesday, January 19, to cllas@uoregon.edu. You will be emailed a PDF of the paper being discussed.

30-minute Presentations Followed by Discussant-led Q & A. Food will be provided for this event.

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

WIP Talk: “Gender Violence and Mam Indigenous Refugees,” Lynn Stephen

February 26, 2016
12:00 pmto1:00 pm

Works-in-Progress-Series

 

 

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
RSVP by Feb. 17

“Gender Violence and Mam Indigenous Refugees”

Lynn Stephen, Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Professor of Anthropology
University of Oregon

Advance Reading Available with All Seminars. 30-minute Presentations Followed by Discussant-led Q & A.

RSVP required: Please RSVP (cllas@uoregon.edu) by no later than the end of Wednesday, February 17. Includes lunch and an advance reading.

Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS). For more information contact Eli Meyer at emeyer(at)uoregon.edu

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