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2019 Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to all faculty, and especially to CLLAS affiliated faculty who received promotions, with several earning tenure. These include:

  • Galen Martin, Senior Instructor II, International Studies
  • Lanie Millar, Associate Professor, Romance Languages
  • Jesús Sepúlveda, Senior Instructor II, Romance Languages
  • Jessica Vasquez-Tokos, Professor, Sociology
  • David Woken, Associate Librarian, UO Libraries
  • Juan Eduardo Wolf, Associate Professor, School of Music & Dance

For full list, go to: https://provost.uoregon.edu/2019-faculty-promotions

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

National Park Service unit honors Stephanie Wood

Dr. Stephanie Wood (middle) stands on the bank of the Missouri River outside the National Park Service’s Midwest Regional office with Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Education Specialist, Tom Smith (left), and American Indian Liaison Alisha Deegan (right).

April 29, 2019— Stephanie Wood, research associate in the College of Education and studio instructor for the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, received the Outstanding Partner Award from a unit of the National Park Service called the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Wood is the University of Oregon’s principal investigator in the project Honoring Tribal Legacies, which aims to include indigenous perspectives in the classroom.

Stephanie Wood is a long-time CLLAS faculty affiliate.

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Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 Affiliated faculty, Awards, Uncategorized No Comments

Linguists and Native Americans Team Up on Indigenous Languages

To read the full story, go to Around the O at: https://around.uoregon.edu/oq/linguists-and-native-americans-team-up-on-indigenous-languages?utm_source=oq04-08-19

April 3, 2019—Gabriela Pérez Báez, a new assistant professor in linguistics at Oregon who specializes in the revitalization of indigenous languages, is codirector of the National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages, which trains Native American community researchers to navigate massive physical and digital archival repositories such as the National Anthropological Archives. The documents and other resources held in these collections are of great value for cultural and linguistic revitalization.

Pérez Báez and Breath of Life codirector Daryl Baldwin of the Myaamia Center at Miami University recently received $311,641 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to provide training to Native researchers on the use of powerful new archival software—the Indigenous Languages Digital Archive (ILDA). Users of ILDA can instantly search tens of thousands of digital records on a query.

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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
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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.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments

2019-2020 Fund the Dream Scholarship

May 5, 2019

Deadline is May 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

Apply Now! 2019-2020 Fund the Dream Scholarship

To be eligible, students must be admitted to the UO as a new or returning student for fall 2019, or currently enrolled at the UO; be a first-generation college student; be able to show financial need; be ineligible for federal financial aid. This is a one-year award that ranges from $5,000 – $9,000.

Follow link to application:
UO Fund the Dream Scholarship

Contact Justine Carpenter for more information about this scholarship and other resources available to Dreamer and undocumented students at the University of Oregon.

Justine Carpenter, Director, Multicultural & Identity-Based Support Services
Office of the Dean of Students

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 Uncategorized No Comments



Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

Access the above link for giving to the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund. Online gifts may be made using the form available at this link; all gifts are processed by the University of Oregon Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for receiving and administering private donations to the University of Oregon.

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2019 Judge Yassmin Barrios Lecture / photos by Jack Liu

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