Category: Latino/a and Latin American Studies

Immigration Law Speaker Series: Abigail Molina

[ April 6, 2016; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]

Room 141
UO School of Law
Knight Law Center

Abigail Molina is an immigration law attorney in Eugene, Oregon, who represents clients seeking defense from deportation, applications for citizenship, and petitions for humanitarian immigration relief. She will discuss women & children and incarceration on the southwestern border.

Sponsored by the Career Center and Michelle McKinley, Bernard B. Kliks Associate […]

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

[caption id="attachment_22363" align="alignright" width="300"] […]

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 […]