|April 8, 2013|
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Second event in “The Borders Within: Immigrants, Race, and the Politics of Surveillance and Enforcement in the United States” symposia series 
- 2-3:30 p.m.—Roundtable featuring LAURETTA FREDERKING , University of Portland; MARGARET HU , Duke University; and KAYSE JAMA , Center for Intercultural Organizing.
- 4-5:30 p.m.—Keynote address, “Fracturing Our ‘More Perfect Union’: Post-9/11 Discriminatory Profiling and Surveillance,” featuring HINA SHAMSI , director of the ACLU’s National Security Project. In this event, we explore how immigration politics and the lives of newcomers are transformed in perilous times of war and emergency, with a focus on how security priorities after 9/11 recast the national immigration debate and policy-making process. Equally important, we seek to understand how official programs of surveillance and profiling—funded and advanced by both the Bush and Obama administrations—shape the experiences of Muslim and Arab Americans.
The final symposium in the series, Place and Belonging: Policing Immigrant Lives at the State and Local Scales , takes place Friday, May 3, 2 p.m. in the Giustina Ballroom, Ford Alumni Center.
Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center’s Migration Project, the Savage Endowment for International Relations and Peace, The Americas in a Globalized World Initiative, the Global Oregon Initiative, and Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies.
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Youth Conversations in Oaxaca, California, and Oregon — A CLLAS Grantee Presentation with Dr. Stephanie Wood
|April 4, 2013|
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Planting CEEDs: Culture, Exchange, Education, and Diversity (CEED)
/ Cultura, Intercambio, Educación, y Diversidad (CIED)
Youth Conversations in Oaxaca, California, and Oregon
A CLLAS Grantee Presentation with Dr. Stephanie Wood
This project has led to the establishment of an international collaborative that fosters multilingual conversations around the themes of migration, culture and language retention – conversations that are recorded, archived, and made accessible for promoting research and teaching within various disciplines, including anthropology, history, linguistics, planning and public policy, journalism, women’s and gender studies, and ethnic studies. Through this project, we invite the participation of Oaxacan youth living in the states of Oaxaca, California, and Oregon, involve them in these conversations, and strengthen transborder community ties. › Continue reading
Watch for your edition in your mailbox at the start of winter term. This edition of CLLAS Notes includes:
- CLLAS Impact Report
- US Department of Education Grant to Boost Latin American Studies at UO
- Revised PCUN History Book Released in Conjunction with the Opening of CAPACES Leadership Institute
- Reports from CLLAS Graduate Student Grantees
- Launching of the Intercultural Competency Program for Graduate Students
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Crisis in Honduras: Political Violence, the U.S. Drug War and the Roots of Migration, a talk by Padre Melo
|April 2, 2013|
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Eugene Friends Meeting House
2274 Onyx Street
Presenters: Rev. Ismael Moreno Coto, SJ and Lucy Edwards
Honduran Jesuit priest Ismael Moreno Coto, known as Padre Melo, has been on the receiving end of death threats and intimidation in a country that is the murder capital of the world and at the center of the U.S. government’s war on drugs. He is director of Radio Progreso, a radio network that covers northern Honduras. Thirty journalists have been among the hundreds of assassinated in Honduras since the 2009 coup d’état, yet Honduras is virtually invisible to U.S. citizens. › Continue reading
|April 10, 2013|
First-Generation Foreign-Born Latino Immigrants: The Migration Experience, Psychological Distress, Support, and Education Outcomes
|April 11, 2013|
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A CLLAS Grantee Presentation with Karina Ramos
Karina Ramos’s project investigates the relationship between Latino immigrants’ migration experience and their psychological distress, support, and education outcomes. The study is unique in nature because it explores the experiences of first-generation, foreign-born, Latino immigrant youth. While other studies have explored migration and distress, this one will be the first to explore such variables in relation to academic outcomes among immigrant youth. In particular, the research project aims to compare predictors of grades in school and academic aspirations among Latino immigrants. Karina Ramos is a PhD candidate in the Department of Counseling Psychology.
Giving to CLLAS
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- Erin Beck: “From Mobilization to NGO: The Advances and Limits of Indigenous Evangelical Women’s Collective Action in Guatemala”
- CLLAS GTF Position Opens for 2013-14 Event Coordinator and Research Assistant
- Brazil: Culture, Race, and Politics
- University of Oregon faculty member awarded $459,000 NSF CAREER Award
- 2013 Latin American Spring Film Series
- June 6: Latino Roots Celebration