CLLAS Research Series: Faculty Collaboration

October 12, 2017
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

Location: TBD
Time: TBD

Save-the-date for a presentation by one of our CLLAS Faculty Collaborative Research Grant awardees.

LatinX Heritage Month Event “Penelope’s Loom: A Creative Writing Workshop”

October 20, 2017
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

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Creative Writing Workshop: led by Ana-Maurine Lara

An assistant professor in the UO Department of Anthropology, Ana-Maurine Lara is also a national award-winning fiction author and poet. She was awarded the Oregon Arts Commission’s 2015 honorary Joan Shipley Award, and is also a recipient of PEN/Northwest, the Barbara Deming Award, and the National Latino/Chicano Literary Contest Third Prize. Her novel Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) was a Lambda Literary Finalist. She draws from her experiences as a Dominican-American writer of Native, African, and Jewish ancestry to produce literary works and performances that blur the boundaries of artistic genres and cultural traditions.

LatinX Heritage Month Event: Town Hall with Jose Antonio Vargas

October 26, 2017
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

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Sponsored by CLLAS, UO School of Journalism and Communication, and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.

LatinX Heritage Month Event “Penelope’s Loom: A Public Reading”

October 27, 2017
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

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A public reading that follows the Oct. 20 Creative Writing Workshop led by Ana-Maurine Lara.

CLLAS Graduate Student Mixer

November 15, 2017
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

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UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship

Source: UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship | Around the O

April 17, 2017 – The University of Oregon’s Charles Martinez was recently named a Philip H. Knight Professor for his leadership in prevention science and commitment to improving education, health and social services for underserved communities.

Charles Martinez (left) with colleague Carmen Urbina and a student during a visit to Honduras.

The UO College of Education faculty member, director of the Center for Equity Promotion and former vice president for institutional equity and diversity joined the UO nearly 20 years ago. He has used his many academic, administrative and community roles to advance equity and inclusion at the university, across Oregon, and around the world.

“It is fitting that Charles’ lifetime body of work on equity, inclusion and the education of Latino children in both the United States and Latin America has been recognized by receipt of a Knight Professorship,” said Randy Kamphaus, dean of the College of Education. “The Society for Prevention Research and many others have praised his cutting-edge work for its contributions to the field and society.”  › Continue reading



2017 Latino Roots Celebration


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