Category: Latino/a and Latin American Studies

Latino Roots class makes documentaries through remote teaching

Latino Roots student Kate Weiss on Zoom office hours with professor Lynn Stephen.

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published April 20, 2020 in Around the O. Lynn Stephen and Gabriela Martínez are CSWS Faculty Affiliates.

“Rich and crazy” is how Sergio B. Sanchez describes the street art he observed growing up in his Chicano community of Santa Ana, California.

Sanchez is now a University of Oregon senior who aspires […]

Postponed: John Collins, “Recent Crises in Representation and Racialized Mediation”

NOTE: This talk will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

John Collins, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Queens College & the CUNY Graduate Center

Since the mid-1990s, John Collins has conducted ethnographic research on UNESCO world heritage sites, urban restoration programs, and their relationships to national histories and racial politics in Brazil. This gave rise […]

Ernesto Martínez’s short film a finalist

Ernesto Martínez’s short film, La Serenata, is a finalist in the Imagen Foundation Short Film and Web Series Awards.

You can support this film by voting below and inviting friends and family to vote as well (one vote per 24 hours). You could also watch the film at this site: https://www.imagen.org/vote/short-films/

Film synopsis: two parents struggle with […]

CLLAS Poetry Slam & Teach-In with Melissa Lozada-Oliva

[ October 9, 2019; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
A teach-in and poetry slam on the UO campus

CLLAS Teach-In: Language and Poetry as Resistance, October 9, 10am-11am, Knight Library Browsing Room

CLLAS Latinx Heritage Month Poetry Slam by Melissa Lozada-Oliva, October 9, 4pm-5pm, 240C McKenzie Hall

Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a spoken-word poet, author, and educator. Her book Peluda (Button Poetry 2017) explores the intersections of Latina identity, feminism, […]

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 […]

Alberto Mira: “Inocencia y experiencia: infancias diferentes en Estiu 1993 (Clara Simó) y Pa negre (Agustí Villaronga)”

[ March 6, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Room 240C
McKenzie Hall
UO campus

A public lecture by Alberto Mira, Oxford Brookes University

“Inocencia y experiencia: infancias diferentes en Estiu 1993 (Clara Simó) y Pa negre (Agustí Villaronga)”

Public lecture and QA: Wednesday March 6, 2019 3:30-5pm at 240C McKenzie

Additionally, there will be a workshop with graduate students and faculty: Wednesday March 6, 2019 12pm-1pm at Friendly 109.

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