|October 15, 2015|
|6:00 pm||to||7:00 pm|
115 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
Painter and printmaker Enrique Chagoya, whose provocative works incorporate diverse symbolic elements from pre-Columbian mythology, Western religious iconography, and American popular culture, leads an artist’s talk in conjunction with his JSMA exhibition Adventures of Modernist Cannibals, on view through December 6.
This exhibition and its related programs are made possible by the generous support of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation, the Department of Art, and the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies.
In May 2015, UO anthropologist Lynn Stephen delivered the LASA/Oxfam America Martin Diskin Memorial Lecture at the annual meetings of the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The full body of her lecture was published recently in the Latin American Studies Association Forum, Summer 2015, Volume XLVI, Issue 3 pp. 4-14 and can be accessed at http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/forum/files/vol46-issue3/MartinDiskinMemorialLecture.pdf
The Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship is offered at each LASA International Congress to an outstanding individual who combines commitments to activism and rigorous scholarship. The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 9,500 members, 45 percent of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin America from all disciplines and diverse occupational endeavors, across the globe.
Dr. Stephen is the director of the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies and Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Department of Anthropology.
A talk by Lynn Stephen — “Elena Poniatowska, Testimony, and Social Memory in Mexico: The 1985 Earthquake”
|November 13, 2015|
|12:00 pm||to||1:00 pm|
Elena Poniatowska, Testimony, and Social Memory in Mexico: The 1985 Earthquake
a Work-in-Progress Series talk by Lynn Stephen, 2015-16 Provost’s Senior Humanist Fellow
Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies at the University of Oregon and co-director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS)
Open to the public. Early arrival suggested due to limited seating. Brown bag lunches welcome. Please direct disability accommodation requests to the Humanities Center at (541) 346-3934.
|November 5, 2015||to||November 7, 2015|
This conference aims to explore the pluriversal spaces for thought that one finds in the Americas and the way these may be brought together in diverse crossings, encounters, and dialogues. The Call for Papers deadline was Sept. 1. Papers range from the exploration of the various traditions of thought that compose Latin American, Caribbean, and North American philosophy and the way these interconnect, to engaging traditions and ways of thought not often recognized within the discipline of philosophy, such as indigenous thought, literature, music, the arts, and popular culture in transformative dialogue with philosophy. Accepted papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of The Inter-American Journal of Philosophy. Paper proposals of 500 words were to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com › Continue reading
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- February 19, 2016:
- Apply now for CLLAS Graduate Student Summer Research Grants
- Grant Writing Workshop for graduate students
- “At the Border: A comparative analysis of U.S.newspaper reporting about unaccompanied immigrant children,” a CLLAS grantee talk by Ricardo Valencia
- CLLAS directors serve as guest coaches at Ducks-Cal football game
- CLLAS board member Kristin Yarris receives the Society for Psychological Anthropology’s Stirling Award
- Julie Weise: Mexican Migration and the American South