Category: Human Rights

Mam women flee rural violence, seek gendered justice

New journal article by Lynn Stephen

Fleeing rural violence: Mam women seeking gendered justice in Guatemala and the U.S.

by Lynn Stephen. Journal of Peasant Studies, 46(2): 229-257. January 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2018.1534836

Dr. Stephen’s uses the concept of gendered embodied structures of violence as the analytical framework for illustrating how in rural Huehuetenango, Guatemala, historical and contemporary structures and […]

Erin Beck: The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala

[ May 10, 2019; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ]
PLC 348

Join the International Studies Community for a discussion at the INTL Lunch Talk Next Friday, May 10 @ 12 p.m. in PLC 348

The Uneven Impacts of Violence against Women Reforms in Guatemala: Intersecting Inequalities and the Patchwork StatePresented by Dr. Erin Beck

In 2008, Guatemala passed one of the most comprehensive pieces of violence against […]

Practicing Resistance: Becoming & Growing as an Ally

[ February 11, 2019; February 12, 2019; ]
PRACTICING RESISTANCE:
BECOMING & GROWING AS AN ALLY

Allyship Trainings for the UO Campus & Eugene/Springfield Community
With facilitator Dena Zaldúa
CSWS invites you to join us to learn — or refresh your knowledge of — how to be a part of The Resistance with TWO days of trainings!
RSVP REQUIRED!

Both days of trainings will take place at:
Many Nations Longhouse
University of […]

CANCELLED due to weather: Walidah Imarisha returns to campus to talk about black history in Oregon

[ February 27, 2019; 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. ] EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
“Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?: A Hidden History”
an interactive lecture with Walidah Imarisha
Wednesday, February 27th
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Straub Hall, Room 156
Free & open to the public

Walidah Imarisha describes herself as an historian at heart, reporter by (w)right, and rebel by reason. Winner of a 2017 Oregon Book Award […]

Judge Yassmin Barrios, “Justice and Reparation in Guatemala: Challenges and Possibilities”

[ March 5, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
156 Straub Hall, 1451 Onyx St., UO campus Free & open to the public

Justice and Reparation in Guatemala: Challenges and PossibilitiesCLLAS Inaugural Lecture in Latinx and Latin American Studies

Judge Yassmin Barrios will deliver the CLLAS Inaugural Lecture in Latinx and Latin American Studies — “Justice and Reparation in Guatemala: Challenges and Possibilities” — in […]

CSWS Allyship Trainings

[ February 11, 2019; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. February 12, 2019; 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Must pre-register for these workshops. For full details, see also: https://csws.uoregon.edu/ally/
Trainer, Dena ZaldúaCSWS Operations Manager
Feb. 11    10 am – 12:30 pm       Allyship 101
Feb. 12     9:30 am – 12 pm        Allyship 101
Feb. 12    12:30 pm – 3 pm         Allyship 201
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society.