Tag: CLLAS

Dr. Lynn Stephen Elected Vice-President of Latin American Studies Association

March 6, 2017 — University of Oregon professor Lynn Stephen, founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, was elected vice-president of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for the term beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018. On June 1, 2018, she will assume the presidency of LASA for […]

CLLAS Receives Tinker Foundation Grant for Graduate Student Funding

University of Oregon is Now a Tinker University
The Board of Directors of the Tinker Foundation <http://www.tinker.org> has approved a matching grant of $10,000—renewable for three years—to the University of Oregon to initiate a Tinker Field Research Grants Program within the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS). Thanks to matching funds being contributed from […]

“Presente! Art and the Disappeared in Latin America,” with Stephanie Wood

[ March 10, 2017; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ] Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Ford Lecture Hall
1430 Johnson Lane
UO campus

Dr. Stephanie Wood will give a presentation about the open-access digital collection called ¡Presente! Art and the Disappeared at the JSMA on March 10, 2017. Prof. Carlos Aguirre will provide an introduction.

Stephanie Wood (Center for Equity Promotion, College of Education) and Carlos Aguirre (History), along […]

Latin@s and the 2016 Election: Policies, Immigration, and Action

[ May 13, 2016; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Straub Hall
Room 156
1451 Onyx St.
UO campus

Latin@s and the 2016 Election: Policies, Immigration, and Action
This event will explore the current nature of the Latin@ electorate and the issues most relevant to this constituency. Presenters will also discuss the presidential candidates and their respective policy positions.

This event will feature:

Larry Kleinman, Head of National Initiatives, CAPACES Leadership […]

NWWS: Zapotec hip-hop artist Mare Advertencia Lirika in performance

[ May 8, 2016; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Sunday, May 8, 7:30 p.m.  Musical performance by Mare Advertencia Lirika. Beall Concert Hall, 961 E. 18th Ave.
Mare, a Zapotec hip-hop artist from Oaxaca, Mexico, and founder of Advertencia Lirika, will appear on tour for her new CD, SiempreViva. Mare uses her rap as a tool to develop consciousness and to build networks within social […]

“¡Santa!: Afro-Diasporic Ways of Being and Knowing,” with Ana-Maurine Lara

[ November 21, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_20646" align="alignright" width="166"] Ana-Maurine Lara[/caption]

204 Condon Hall
1321 Kincaid St.
UO campus
CLLAS Visiting Scholar Ana-Maurine Lara to deliver lecture about her research
Ana-Maurine Lara is the first ever Visiting Scholar with the UO Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies. She recently completed her PhD in African American Studies and Anthropology at Yale University. Her first academic […]