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Spring 2013 CLLAS Newsletter Now Available

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Spring 2013 CLLAS Notes available as a PDF through this link: 0513_CLLAS_Notes_WEB

Watch for a print edition in your mailbox. The Spring 2013 edition of  CLLAS Notes includes:

  • 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 director Gerardo Sandoval. › Continue reading

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Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 Publications No Comments

CLLAS Advisory Board Member Mark Carey Honored for His Recent Book

Mark Carey, assistant professor of history in the UO Robert D. Clark Honors College and a member of the CLLAS advisory board, is the recipient of the 2011 Elinor Melville Prize for Latin American Environmental History, awarded by the Conference on Latin American History, for his book In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Carey’s research shows that severe environmental, economic, and social impacts have come from climate change in  Peru’s Cordillera Blanca mountain range. He writes of the tragic history of these impacts for the people of this region and shows how different groups have responded to impending changes.

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