CLLAS Newsletters

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Winter 2017 CLLAS Notes

  • Director’s Letter
  • Mexican Dream
  • New to Campus: Faculty & staff profiles
  • Book Notes
  • Criminal Alien-Nations: Deportation and Navigating Northern Mexico
  • Journalistic Coverage on Unaccompanied Children
  • RAP Updates

 

 

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Spring 2016 CLLAS Notes

  • Director’s Letter
  • Artist Visit: Hector Villegas & Chicano Park
  • Strengthening Networks of Support among Latin@ Students at UO
  • Reyna Grande keynote
  • Lidiana Soto tells her border story
  • Anabel Lopez-Salina: Visiting Scholar
    • New faculty books & film

 

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Winter 2016 CLLAS_Notes

  • Director’s Letter
  • Latina/os and K-12 Education symposium report
  • Research Action Project updates
  • Re-Thinking Open Spaces: making the City of Eugene’s parks and community centers a more welcoming and inclusive place for its growing Latino population.
  • Enrique Chagoya: Adventures of Modernist Cannibals
  • Graduate Research: Lifestyle change, hormone levels, and parasitic disease risk among the Shuar in Ecuador
  • New faculty books & film

 

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  • Director’s Letter
  • Testimonials & film synopses from Latino Roots students
  • Research on an indigenous Amazonian language
  • Immigration and gendered violence
  • Latino parental engagement in Oregon dual language schools
  • Oregon Latina/o high school students and equity
  • Reflections from the CLLAS Scholar-in-Residence
  • News, books, & updates

 

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  • Director’s Letter
  • Zapotec Hip Hop Artist Mare Performs at Beall Hall
  • Students Benefit from Innovative Partnership on Cultural Competency
  • Havana Hip Hop
  • Empowering Oregon Latinos: The Latino Civic Participation Project
  • CLLAS Scholar-in-Residence Is Also a Literary Artist
  • CLLAS Symposium: “Public Engagement in Latin@ and Latin American Studies at UO” and more upcoming events

0514_CLLAS_Notes_cover 0514_CLLAS_Notes_WEB    Highlights include:

  • CLLAS receives stable funding from UO through base budgeting
  • César Chávez Victoria, a graphic artist from Oaxaca, Mexico, delivers a full package during his 4-day UO residency
  • Genocide Grant Brings two Scholars to Campus
  • Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Hector Tobar Inspires a Packed Audience
  • Graduate and Collaborative Research Projects detail farmworker testimony; traditional building vs. concrete block in Guatemala; inhibitory control in the bilingual brain.

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  • Director Lynn Stephen and Associate Director Gerardo Sandoval share new action-oriented CLLAS projects.
  • News about CLLAS-related celebrations and publications, including books and documentaries by CLLAS associates.
  • Reports from faculty  and student grantees on their CLLAS-funded research, including civic engagement in Medford, Oregon; impacts of education in Guatemalan women’s microcredit programs; implications of free trade on women in Colombia’s cut flower industry; a historical look at the North American Spanish borderlands of Florida; and more.

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  • Director’s Letter—Director Lynn Stephen reviews the activities and development of CLLAS during academic year 2012-13, including the securement of continued funding for CLLAS and the selection of two associate directors.
  • Project reports from students of the 2013 winter/spring Latino Roots class—three students write about their work on oral history documentaries.
  • Vision statements from new CLLAS associate directors Lise Nelson and Gerardo Sandoval.
  • Reports from faculty and student grantees on their CLLAS-funded research.

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  • 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
  • News and update

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  • “From the Director”—a letter from interim director David Vázquez
  • UO-UNAM Draw Closer to Historic Exchange Program
  • Afro-Latin@ Studies at UO
  • UO to Help Sift Records for Evidence in Guatemalan War Atrocities
  • Juventud FACETA and UO Researchers Collaborate to Investigate Links between Racism and Health among Latinos in the Eugene/Springfield Area

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  • “The Oregon Latino Heritage Collaborative”—News about the historic partnership between UO and PCUN
  • CLLAS Graduate Student Research Grants—“The Political Economy of Land Conflict in a Transborder Oaxacan Community” and “Huerto de la Familia”
  • Event reports on Spain and Latin America through Contemporary Poetry; Indigenous Language Revitalization; Chiapas Photography Project; and Models of Indigenous Education
  • Students Tour One of Oregon’s Largest Latino Businesses

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Spring_2011_CLLAS_newsletter This fourth edition of  CLLAS Notes includes:

      • “From the Director”—a letter from Lynn Stephen
      • “Documenting Latino Roots”—Oral history project takes off in the classroom: project notes from four students
      • “Reporting on CLLAS Graduate Student Research Grants”
      • “Sustaining Latino Small Businesses in Eugene and Springfield, Oregon”
      • “English professor David Vázquez Named Interim CLLAS Director”

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Winter_2011_CLLAS_newsletter This third edition of  CLLAS Notes includes:

      • “Collaborations—Working with Others for the Greater Good”—a letter from CLLAS director Lynn Stephen
      • “Building New Leadership at PCUN”—Oregon’s Farmworker Movement Plans for the Future
      • “Reporting on CLLAS Graduate Student Research Grants”
      • “Assessing Community Leaders’ Views on Immigrant-Community Relations”

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Spring 2010 CLLAS newsletter This second edition of  CLLAS Notes includes:

      • “A Groundbreaking Pilot Study”—CLLAS-funded research gleans valuable information about Latino students at UO
      • “CLLAS Kickoff Celebration”
      • “Latino Roots in Oregon: A Documentary Film Project”
      • CLLAS grantees announced for the 2010-11 academic year
      • CLLAS News and Update

 

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Winter 2010 CLLAS newsletter This first edition of CLLAS Notes includes:

      • “A New UO Research Center”—news about the origins of CLLAS by director Lynn Stephen
      • “Witnessing a Social Movement”—the “Making Rights a Reality” digital ethnography website about the 2006 Oaxaca social movement
      • “Mexican Masculinities in Dispute: Popular Icons of the Borderlands”
      • “Community, Banking, Conflict and Cooperation in Nicaragua” by Elias Meyer



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