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Tobin Hansen writes about the psychological costs of deportation

This article from Around the O discusses the research of doctoral candidate Tobin Hansen, whose work was supported by CLLAS through a 2017 Graduate Student Research Grant. Hansen has been the recipient of many awards for his research and writing.

Researcher writes about the psychological costs of deportation

January 24, 2018 — For thousands of immigrants who arrived here as young children, the U.S. is the only country they can remember. This can make deportation especially crushing.

Tobin Hansen, a UO doctoral candidate in anthropology, spent 18 months in northern Mexico living with deported adults who had arrived in the U.S. before the age of 13. He wrote about the experience for The Conversation. › Continue reading

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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David Woken on critical librarianship and Spanish Heritage learners

“Critically Interrogating Oregon History in the Archives: Spanish Heritage Learners in the PCUN Records”

Check out CLLAS Executive Board member David Woken’s article in the Oregon Library Association Quarterly (Vol. 23 No. 2). http://commons.pacificu.edu/olaq/vol23/iss2/7/

David is the History and Latin American Studies Librarian in the Knight Library and curator of the PCUN archive in UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. He describes his methodology for applying insights from critical information literacy pedagogy to his work with UO Spanish Heritage Language students in the PCUN archive. Great work! › Continue reading

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

CLLAS Graduate Student Grant Writing Workshop

January 23, 2018
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

 

 

Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on January 23, 2018.

Our presenters will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. This will also be an opportunity to learn more about CLLAS’s summer 2018 grants for graduate students. Speakers will also answer questions about applying for Tinker Field Research Grants. For more information, please contact cllas@uoregon.edu.

Speakers include:

  • Gabriela Martínez, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, Director of CLLAS
  • Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science.

See also: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/cllas-invites-graduate-grant-proposals-for-summer-research/

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2018 CLLAS Graduate Research Series: Cultural Production, Displacement & Internationalism in Latin America

January 24, 2018
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.

Presentations by Tinker Field Research Grant and CLLAS Research Grant awardees

Cultural Production, Displacement & Internationalism in Latin America

1:30-1:45   “‘Fiesta’ and Politics: Damian Ayma, the Itinerant Photographer,” Javier Velasco, Department of Romance Languages

1:45-2:00 “The Geneaology and Poetics of Betrayal in H.G. Oesterheld,” Yosa Vidal-Collados, Department of Romance Languages

2:00-2:30 Q&A, Moderator: Amalia Gladhart, Professor of Spanish, Director, Oregon Center for Translation Studies

2:30-3:00 Break for coffee and snacks

3:00-3:15 “Contemporary Displacement Patterns and Responses: Haitians at the US-Mexico Border,” Brenda Garcia Millan, Department of International Studies

3:15-3:30 “’Globalization,’ Cuban Internationalism and the Contemporary Left: A Counter-History,” Eli Portella, Department of Philosophy 

3:30-4:15 Q&A

4:15-4:30 Wrap up

 

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