“Reviving a History of Inequality in Immigration,” a New York Times article by UO professor Daniel Tichenor

Reviving a History of Inequality in Immigration – NYTimes.com.

New York Times, February 4, 2014—an article by Daniel Tichenor, a professor of political science at the University of Oregon and a senior fellow at the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

Documentary by Gabriela Martínez to be shown during Border Film Week at the University of San Diego

DVD_Guatemala_WEBBorder Film Week – Events at the University of San Diego

Journalism professor and CLLAS advisory board member Gabriela Martínez has been invited to screen her documentary Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala for the Border Film Week Series organized by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego. The documentary will be screened on March 26 and Martínez will attend the screening and do Q/A.

Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala (RT 54 min.) tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive (Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional—AHPN) intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In addition, it highlights present-day efforts to preserve collective memories and bring justice and reconciliation to the country.

The film is the result of a collaboration between academic units at the University of Oregon and AHPN. With funding support from the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), and other campus units, Carlos Aguirre and Gabriela Martínez (associate professor, UO School of Journalism and Communication), are heading up a series of projects for UO. › Continue reading

Socialism, Liberalism, and Strains of Utopianism in the Writings of Mario Vargas Llosa

May 19, 2014
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

llosa_posterKnight Library 
Browsing Room
Reception to follow

Panelists
  • Carlos Aguirre (Professor of History, University of Oregon), “The Writer and the Revolution: Mario Vargas Llosa and Cuba, 1959-1968.” Carlos Aguirre, a historian of modern Latin America, has just completed a book manuscript on the early literary and political career of Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa. This presentation will offer new angles to understand Vargas Llosa’s trajectory from a supporter of the Cuban revolution to a critic of socialism and a self-proclaimed liberal.  › Continue reading

Publishing Roundtable in Latino/a, Latin American Studies, and Gender

June 5, 2014
3:30 pmto5:30 pm

Hendricks 330
Jane Grant Room
1408 University St.

For junior faculty associated with CLLAS, Latin American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and the CSWS Americas RIG

CLLAS will host a publishing roundtable where junior faculty can hear from senior faculty on their publishing experience and gain advice in Latino/Latin American Studies and gender. This will also be a great opportunity for junior faculty to bring specific questions. The panel will touch on many issues, including: › Continue reading

2014 Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies — “The Right to Resist Development: Ethnocide and Ecocide in Amazonia

May 28, 2014
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

2014_Las_CasasFord Lecture Hall
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1430 Johnson Lane

The 2014 Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies presents

The Right to Resist Development: Ethnocide and Ecocide in Amazonia, with Professor Stefano Varese

Professor Stefano Varese is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Native American Studies, University of California, Davis. He was the recipient of the 2013 LASA / Oxfam American Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship. His publications include Witness to Sovereignty: Essays on the Indian Movement in Latin America (2006) and Salt in the Mountain: Campa Ashaninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle (2004). › Continue reading

Deadline Extended: 2014 CLLAS Seed Grant Competition for Faculty & Collaborative Research Groups

May 30, 2014
12:00 pm

Deadline
2014 Call for Faculty Grants Extended
Proposals generated within CLLAS Research Action Projects (RAPS) will be given priority. › Continue reading



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