Category: Latino/a and Latin American Studies

NWWS Panel “Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande

[ May 6, 2016; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Browsing Room
Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
Eugene, OR  97403
UO campus

Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium
“Crossing Borders: What It Means in the Life of a Child,” with keynote author Reyna Grande, Browsing Room, Knight Library.
This panel will focus on Reyna Grande’s memoir The Distance Between Us, featuring Reyna Grande reading sections from her work, with comments […]

NWWS keynote by Reyna Grande, “From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A Young Girl’s Journey to the American Dream”

[ May 6, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Downtown Eugene Public Library
10th and Olive
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Takes place during First Friday Art Walk
Full Schedule: 2016 CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium

“From Iguala to El Otro Lado: A young girl’s journey to the American Dream”

Keynote Reading & Talk with Reyna Grande followed by Q & A and book signing

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Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala”

[ May 11, 2016; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] Global Scholars Hall
Room 123 (Great Room)
Poster PDF

Irma Velásquez, “Activism and Social Change in Postwar Guatemala.”

Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj will speak about activism and social change in postwar Guatemala in a talk at the Global Scholars Hall at 5 pm on May 11.

Irma Velásquez is a journalist, social anthropologist, and international spokeswoman who has been at […]

Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica

[ June 2, 2016; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Straub Hall 145
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Part of Latin American Studies Spring Speaker series

Las Casas Human Rights Lecture:

”Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica”

with Professor Alison Brysk of UC Santa Barbara

ALISON BRYSK is the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Global Studies and Political Science at the University of California, Santa […]

Cuentos para Dormir (Bedtime stories by deported parents)

[ May 3, 2016; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] 180 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall (PLC)
1415 Kincaid St.
UO campus

UO Department of Education Studies (COE) presents: Guest lecture by Sophia Sobko
“Cuentos para Dormir” — Bedtime Stories by Deported Parents (DREAMers Moms USA/Tijuana A.C.)

Public lecture, display of books, binational book reading with DREAMers Moms and students from El Colegio de la Frontera Norte.

Cuentos para Dormir (Bedtime stories […]

Latina Feminists of the Latina/o Theatre Commons

[ April 14, 2016; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Hope Theatre
1109 Old Campus Lane
University of Oregon campus
FREE! Refreshments at 4:30pm
https://blogs.uoregon.edu/feministlatinas/

Latina / Latinx leadership in the arts has transformed since the days of el movimiento! The powerful art, music & teatro of the Chicano Rights movement of the 60s & 70s inspired generations and the changes just keep coming…

Playwrights, directors, theatre makers: Anne García-Romero, Teresa […]