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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 […]

Book Celebration: “Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics”

[ May 22, 2019; 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Alder Street Building, Conference Room, 818 E. 15th Ave., UO campus

Book Celebration: Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

(Edited by Lynn Fujiwara and Shireen Roshanravan (University of Washington Press, December 2018, 320 pages)Publisher’s synopsis

Lynn Fujiwara is an associate professor, University of Oregon Department of Ethnic Studies.

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

Article Text from Around the O:
The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy

CSWS joins President Schill in support of his statement about DACA.
Source: President Schill calls for keeping DACA immigration policy | Around the O
September 5, 2017 – 9:42am
UO President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the campus community Sept. 4 in anticipation of changes to federal immigration policy:
Members of the University of Oregon community,
President […]

What to Do When White Supremacists March in Your Town

 
We don’t know when the white supremacists might decide to hold a large(r) rally or march on our campus or in the Eugene/Springfield area, but we need to be prepared for when that time comes.
http://www.kzoo.edu/praxis/what-to-do-when-white-supremacists-march-in-your-town