June 8, 2015—Gabriela MartÍnez, associate professor of journalism and a key founder of CLLAS, is one of 14 UO faculty members chosen as a recipient of the 2015-16 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards in recognition of their research, teaching and leadership.
Recipients receive a one-time salary stipend of $20,000 or may elect to take the award as research funds of $25,000. The awards honor tenured UO faculty at the forefront of research and discovery who have demonstrated academic excellence and world-class teaching.
“The recipients of this honor have been chosen on the basis of scholarly impact within their respective fields, their contributions to program and institutional quality at the UO, and their academic leadership,” acting Provost Frances Bronet wrote in an email announcing the awards.
|June 4, 2015|
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We look forward to seeing you at the third celebration of University of Oregon student work and continuing collaborations between the UO and Latino community partners.
This year’s event includes:
- Mariachi del Sol from Springfield High School
- Latino Roots student short documentaries and student presentations
- Jaime Arrendondo, PCUN Secretary-Treasurer
- CAPACES Leadership Institute and PCUN archives
- Scott Coltrane, UO Interim President
- Adriene Lim, Dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair
- Food and music
Students from the two-term Latino Roots class will share clips from their documentaries and talk about the research that went into producing the stories. Their documentary clips will be shown throughout the event and a full screening will be held in Special Collections Classroom (2nd Floor Knight Library) beginning at 5:00 p.m. › Continue reading
|June 5, 2015|
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PDFs now available for these presentations at http://cllas.uoregon.edu/?p=5692
Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) presents:
Teaching Human Rights in the Context of the Museum
- Stephanie Wood, PhD, Director, Wired Humanities Projects, University of Oregon
- June Irene Black, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art / Assistant Curator for the Arts of the Americas and Europe, University of Oregon
The Thirst for Rights: The Struggle for Water in Latin America and Africa
- Erin Beck, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Oregon
- Yvonne Braun, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies and International Studies
“Gustavo Germano: Ausencias” Exhibit is available to view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art through August 2015. For more information, visit: http://jsma.uoregon.edu/exhibits/
|June 6, 2015|
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Knight Library 144
This retreat will include these panels:
Topic 3: “Art and Human Rights in Latin America: Pedagogical Approaches,” led by June Black, Stephanie Wood, and Lisa Albrich
El congreso LASA de estudios latinoamericanos reclama más autocrítica por la velada pervivencia del racismo en la región
This article in Espagnol talks about the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) opening of the annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 27, 2015, for which Professor Lynn Stephen, director of CLLAS, was the moderator. The opening included the hip-hop artist Mare Advertencia Lyrika, who visited UO last September, and also Mayra Santos-Febres.
Dr. Stephen delivered the Martin Diskin Memorial Lecture at the LASA annual meeting.
The full article can be found at http://cultura.elpais.com/cultura/2015/05/28/actualidad/1432787619_549813.html
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- October 15, 2015:
- Latina/os and K-12 Education: Bridging Research and Practice
- Duck spirit was in the air at Woodburn’s Fiesta Mexicana | Around the O
- Lynn Stephen: Martin Diskin Memorial Lecture
- Collective Memory and Human Rights in Guatemala: Lessons from the Past and Challenges for the Present
- Spring 2015 edition of CLLAS Notes now available
- Latino Roots Celebration 2015