2014_Las_CasasFord Lecture Hall
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1430 Johnson Lane

The 2014 Bartolomé de las Casas Lecture in Latin American Studies presents

The Right to Resist Development: Ethnocide and Ecocide in Amazonia, with Professor Stefano Varese

Professor Stefano Varese is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Native American Studies, University of California, Davis. He was the recipient of the 2013 LASA / Oxfam American Martin Diskin Memorial Lectureship. His publications include Witness to Sovereignty: Essays on the Indian Movement in Latin America (2006) and Salt in the Mountain: Campa Ashaninka History and Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle (2004).

This event is organized by the Latin American Studies Program and cosponsored by the Oregon Humanities Center, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of International Affairs and its Global Studies Institute, the Department of Romance Languages ,the Department of International Studies, the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, the Environmental Studies Program, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, and the Clark Honors College, The contents of this public presentation were developed under a grant from the Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (IUSFL) Program, International Studies Division, U.S. Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.