Teach-In & Film Screening with director Peter Bratt: Dolores

October 22, 2018
11:00 amto12:00 pm
4:00 pmto6:30 pm




CLLAS Teach-In: Film and Activism with film director Peter Bratt
Monday, October 22, 11:00am-12:00pm 
Crater Lake Rooms, EMU

CLLAS Film Screening & Discussion with film director Peter Bratt: DOLORES
Monday, October 22, 4:00pm-6:30pm 
Redwood Auditorium, EMU


Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, her enormous contributions have gone largely unrecognized. Dolores tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Chavez, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the twentieth century—and she continues the fight to this day, at 87. With intimate and unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the raw, personal stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change. Directed by Peter Bratt.  › Continue reading

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018 Events, Farmworker Rights No Comments

Ricardo Valencia, former CLLAS board member, now teaching at Cal State, Fullerton

Ricardo J. Valencia

Former CLLAS graduate research grantee and executive board member Ricardo J. Valencia is now teaching at California State University, Fullerton and has recently published an article about public relations and political opposition against President Ronald Reagan in the United States for his foreign policy towards El Salvador. Valencia completed his PhD in media studies (SOJC) at the University of Oregon earlier this year, and in fall 2018 joined the Cal State, Fullerton faculty in the Department of Communications as an assistant professor.

His research article was published Oct. 3, 2018 in the journal Public Relations Inquiry and can be found here:

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CLLAS Grad Student Mixer

November 7, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm




Falling Sky Red Room
Erb Memorial Union

This event, sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, is for UO graduate students focusing on Latinx and/or Latin American Studies.

Informal program begins at 1:30; late arrivals welcome.

Light refreshments provided!

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Monday, October 8th, 2018 Events, Graduate students No Comments

CLLAS Research Series: Faculty Collaboration Research Grant

April 11, 2019
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

Ford Lecture Hall

CLLAS Research Series: Faculty Collaboration Research Grant

“Visual Clave: The Expression of the Latino/a Experience Through Album Cover Art: 1940-1990,” 3-5:30

presented by Philip Scher, Anthropology, and Cheryl Hartup, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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CLLAS Research Series: Inaugural Latinx Studies Seed Grant — Ernesto Martinez

March 7, 2019
3:30 pmto5:00 pm

Ernesto Martinez

Diamond Lake Room
Erb Memorial Union

CLLAS Research Series: Inaugural Latinx Studies Seed Grant

“A Child Should Not Long for Its Own Image: Literature and Visual Media for Queer Latinx Youth” 

presented by Ernesto Martinez, Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies

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CLLAS Research Series: Graduate Grantees

April 23, 2019
1:30 pmto3:00 pm
3:15 pmto4:30 pm

Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.

CLLAS Research Series: Graduate Grantees

Session I: “Indigeneity and Labor in Mexico, Bolivia & Oregon, 1:30-3:00pm,” 1:30-3:00 pm

Session II: “Environmental Racism, Environmental Justice: Southern California & Peru, 3:15-4:30 pm

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Saturday, September 1st, 2018 Events, Graduate students, Research No Comments

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund

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