Category: Latino/a and Latin American Studies

Kristin Yarris Publishes “Care Across Generations Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families”

Assistant Professor of International Studies Kristin E. Yarris has just published her book, Care Across Generations, with Stanford University Press.
Global inequalities make it difficult for parents in developing nations to provide for their children. Some determine that migration in search of higher wages is their only hope. Many studies have looked at how migration transforms […]

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Cultural Adaptation of Career Development Intervention for Latina Immigrant Partner Violence Survivors

[ November 30, 2017; 3:30 pm; ] Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Diamond Lake Room
Room 119

Faculty Research Series: Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS)

“Cultural Adaptation of Career Development Intervention for Latina Immigrant Partner Violence Survivors”

Dr. Krista Chronister, Professor, Counseling Psychology, School of Education, and Yolanda Valenzuela, doctoral student, Counseling Psychology, will present on their research in their talk “Cultural Adaptation of Career […]

Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues

Roundtable will address immigrant and refugee rights issues | Around the O
April 10, 2017 (From Around the O) — With plight of immigrants and refugees an issue of rising concern, the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society will host a roundtable bringing together academic experts and Oregon-based immigration lawyers.
The discussion, “Achieving Justice: […]

Fractional Freedoms: CSWS to Celebrate Director Michelle McKinley’s New Book

[ May 25, 2017; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] On May 25, CSWS will celebrate the release of Director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press, October 2016).

The book explores domestic slavery and what Professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Professor McKinley, in addition to running CSWS, is also the […]