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Sacrificing Families: U.S. Policies and the Displacement of Central Americans

Knight Library, Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. Free & open to public See also Globalization, Gender and Development Conference “Sacrificing Families: U.S. Policies and the Displacement of Central Americans,” with Leisy J. Abrego, Assistant Professor, UCLA César E. Chávez Department…

Ileana Rodríguez-Silva: “Gender and Class in the Silencing of Race in Puerto Rico”

Browsing Room, Knight Library 1501 Kincaid St.   printable flyer Public Talk Ileana M. Rodríguez-Silva is an associate professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Washington, Department of History. She earned her B.A. at the Universidad de…

Cuban Filmmaker Marilyn Solaya to Screen “In the Wrong Body”

“In The Wrong Body” tells the story of Mavi Susel, who underwent Cuba’s first gender reassignment operation in 1988. In addition this documentary explores such timely issues as the meaning of femininity in the macho and patriarchal society of Cuba.…

CLLAS Guatemala Collaborative Team Receives Grant from UO Genocide Prevention Initiative

CLLAS Guatemala Collaborative Team Receives Grant from UO Genocide Prevention Initiative | CLLAS. Editor’s Note: CSWS associate director Gabriela Martinez and advisory board member Michelle McKinley are members of the Guatemala collaborative team awarded this grant. The Center for Latino/a…

“Women in War: The Case of El Salvador,” with Jocelyn Viterna

Lawrence 166 1190 Franklin Blvd UO campus Flyer PDF Waging war has historically been an almost exclusively male endeavor. Yet over the past several decades, women have joined insurgent armies in significant and surprising numbers. Why do women become guerrilla…

Roundtable: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas

Knight Library Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus Dangerous Dependencies May 4 Program Guest presenters include: Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon, Law) “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Servitude and Degrees of Freedom in Seventeenth-Century Lima” Rachel O’Toole (UC-Irvine, History) “Manumitted but…