Dominican Republic

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara

November 21, 2014
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Santa!-Final_WEB204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus

CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research

Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic book (in-progress) is titled Bodies and Souls: Sexual Terror in God’s New World, and is based on her graduate research, which focused on LGBT political activism and the Catholic state in the Dominican Republic. › Continue reading

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Panel Discussion in conjunction with | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

March 4, 2015
5:30 pmto6:30 pm

Panel Discussion in conjunction with | Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Professors Lanie Millar (Romance Languages), Alaí Reyes-Santos (Ethnic Studies), and Juan Eduardo Wolf (Ethnomusicology) present a panel discussion on human rights issues related to documentation. This talk is in conjunction with the exhibition Dominicans of Haitian Descent, funded in part by a JSMA Academic Support Grant.

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Ana-Maurine Lara: “LGBT Performances of the Human”

February 12, 2015
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

Ana_Lara_flyer140 Allen Hall
1020 University St.
UO campus

CLLAS Visiting Scholar Presentation

“LGBT Performances of the Human,” with Ana-Maurine Lara. “In this talk, I will discuss Dominican LGBT activists’ articulations of human-ness through performance and the production of memory in Santo Domingo.”

Ana-Maurine Lara, PhD is a Visiting Scholar with the University of Oregon Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on GLBT political activism and Catholic coloniality in the Dominican Republic. She is an award-winning novelist and poet. Her novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and When the Sun Once Again Sang to the People (KRK Ediciones 2011); her short stories and poems have been featured in numerous anthologies and literary magazines. Her published scholarship engages topics on Afro-Latin@ and Afro-Diasporic queer identities and aesthetics.

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Global Seminar in the Dominican Republic

Global Seminar in the Dominican Republic, Fall 2012

More information coming soon!

Includes an academic class and a service-learning (internship) experience.

An information session will be held this fall.

Meanwhile, to be added to an email list, contact: Irmary Reyes-Santos, Assistant Professor, Ethnic Studies at <>.

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