Articles focused on CLLAS-supported faculty and graduate student research, updates on past events, descriptions of recent faculty books and film, and news of upcoming events are all included in the winter edition of CLLAS Notes, the twice-yearly newsletter for the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. Watch for yours soon in your campus or home mailbox, or view it now online.
CLLAS co-director Gerardo Sandoval brings you up-to-date on fall events in his Director’s Letter, where he also extends a warm welcome to our new CLLAS Visiting Scholar, Anabel Lopez-Salinas, a native of Oaxaca, Mexico, and a PhD candidate in public affairs and policy at PSU. She will helping Dr. Sandoval and others to coordinate the CLLAS Latino Civic Participation Project, which is featured on page 7 of CLLAS Notes for its role in helping to make the City of Eugene’s parks and community centers a more welcoming and inclusive place for its growing Latino population.
You can also read about honors and awards, the latest on CLLAS Research Action Projects, and a full report on the October symposium “Latina/os and K-12 Education: Bridging Research and Practice.”