CLLAS Town Hall with Mae Ngai: “Citizenship and Denaturalization in the Era of US Nationalism”

January 17, 2019
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

 

 

Knight Library, Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

CLLAS Town Hall with Mae Ngai

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) is sponsoring a Town Hall on January 17 at 4 pm with Mae Ngai, the 2018-19 Wayne Morse Chair. The discussion will focus on “Citizenship and Denaturalization in the Era of US Nationalism” and will be moderated by Rocío Zambrana, associate professor in the UO Department of Philosophy. Location is the Knight Library Browsing Room.

Mae Ngai is the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and professor of history, Columbia University. Her research focuses on immigration, citizenship, and nationalism. Ngai is the author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (2004), which won six major book awards, and The Lucky Ones: One Family and the Extraordinary Invention of Chinese America(2010). Ngai has written on immigration history and policy for The Washington Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Nation, and the Boston Review. Before becoming a historian, she was a labor-union organizer and educator in New York City, working for District 65-UAW and the Consortium for Worker Education. Her upcoming book is Yellow and Gold: The Chinese Mining Diaspora, 1848-1908, a study of Chinese gold miners and racial politics in nineteenth-century California, the Australian colony of Victoria, and the South African Transvaal.

See also this article on Mae Ngai from Around the O: Professor of immigration history named 2018-19 Morse Chair

Winter 2019 edition of CLLAS Notes now available

The Winter 2019 CLLAS Notes our twice-yearly newsletter, is now available online and in print.

Director Gabriela Martínez fills us in on fall events as she heads out for sabbatical. Read about graduate student research in Chicago, Yucatan, and Bolivia. Learn more about the ACCESS intervention program for survivors of intimate partner violence being carried out by Professor Krista Chronister in the College of Education, and in conjunction with PhD student Yolanda Valenzuela. Find out about movie director Peter Bratt’s teach-in with students. And enjoy the warm and thoughtful greeting from CLLAS interim director Carlos Aguirre.

Winter 2019 CLLAS Notes Volume 10, Issue 1 includes:

  • Director’s Letter
  • Greetings from the Interim Director
  • CLLAS Teach-In with Film Director Peter Bratt
  • The Carnaval Shines a Spotlight on Latinx Theatre
  • Indigenous Maya Labor in a Site of World Heritage
  • Indigeneity and Mobilization in Lowland Bolivia
  • Immigrant Latina Survivors of Partner Violence and Work
  • News & Book Notes
  • Upcoming events

Video of CLLAS Teach-In with Film Director Peter Bratt

Sponsored by CLLAS, this teach-in with director Peter Bratt took place October 22, 2018, at the EMU on the University of Oregon campus. The video was made by Keasey Freed and Georgia Harter, of production company Mother, LLC.

CLLAS Research Series: Graduate Grantees

January 23, 2019
1:30 pmto3:00 pm

 

 

 

Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

CLLAS Research Series: Graduate Grantees

Latinx and Latin American Cultural Production & Resistance

Research presentations by UO graduate students who received 2018-19 CLLAS graduate student research grants or Tinker Foundation grants.

  • Olga Sanchez, Theatre Arts / CLLAS graduate grantee
  • Latinx Theatre Commons’ 2018 Carnaval of New Latinx Work
  • Liam Machado, Art History / Tinker grantee
    Propaganda and Persuasion at Argentina ’78
  • Natascha Reich, Musicology / Tinker grantee
    Sounds of Power – Peruvian Colonial Pipe Organs in the Interplay of Cultures

Graduate Student Grant Writing Workshop

January 22, 2019
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

 

 

Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall

CLLAS Professional Development Series

Grant-Writing Workshop for Graduate Students

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will hold its annual Grant Writing Workshop targeted toward graduate students on January 22, 2019.

Erin Beck, associate professor of political science, will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals. This will be an opportunity to learn more about CLLAS’s summer 2019 grants for graduate students. Professor Beck will also answer questions about applying for Tinker Field Research Grants. For more information, please contact cllas@uoregon.edu.

see also: https://cllas.uoregon.edu/grant-opportunities/calls-for-proposals/

Questions in Translation: OCTS Symposium, Feb. 21-22

February 21, 2019toFebruary 22, 2019

The Oregon Center for Translation Studies will be hosting its first symposium, Feb. 21-22, 2019. The event will include a distinguished keynote speaker and roundtable panels addressing some of the key issues in translation. A more detailed schedule will be forthcoming, but please mark your calendars and plan to join us for an opening panel on Thurs. Feb. 21, 3:30-5:30 (110 Fenton). Additional panels and keynote address in the Browsing Room, Knight Library, Friday Feb. 22, 10:00-6:00.

Amalia Gladhart, Professor of Spanish
Director, Oregon Center for Translation Studies




Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

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