Events

Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies Grant

May 1, 2015

Where: CLLAS

The Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Announces 2015 Seed Grant Competition for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchu Tum to Visit UO

April 17, 2015

Where: Beall Concert Hall

eaceJam Northwest is excited to announce the visit of Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the Nobel Peace Prize winner from Guatemala, and the only Native Amercian to have won the Prize. Ms Tum is an activist, a presidential candidate, and a witness to systematic acts of genocide against her Mayan people in Guatemala.

Presentation - Intimate Partner Violence against Immigrant Women in the US

April 16, 2015

Where: Mills International Center, EMU

Please join us for this CLLAS Graduate Student Grantee Presentation

VIOLENCE ON THE PERIPHERY: INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE AGAINST IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN THE US

Kathryn Miller’s dissertation examines the role of US governmental institutions in intimate partner violence against immigrant women and women seeking asylum. Her research interests focus on gender and migration, gendered violence, and language politics.

 

Government Decision-Making Events - April 9-10, 2015

April 9, 2015

Where: Ballroom Erb Memorial Union.

The University of Oregon’s Genocide Prevention Initiative and the independent non-profit institute, Decision Research, will sponsor two events open to the public: a keynote speech by Ambassador Princeton Lyman on “Responding to Mass Atrocities: Personalities, Politics, and Principle” on April 9th, and an Open Panel Discussion,“Preventing Mass Atrocities and Genocide: Strategies for the Future” on April 10th. Admission is free for both events. All are welcome. 

A CONVERSATION WITH JOEL BEININ ON ISIS

April 8, 2015

Where: 2-4 Condon and 176 Lokey Education building

Prof. Joel Beinin from Stanford University will be joining the UO community for a conversation about ISIS and its implications for the state and society in the Middle East.

Join an informal discussion. Lunch will be provided.

Beinin will also give a public lecture on colonialism, imperialism and the emergence of the state system in the Middle East from 2-3:50 in 176 Lokey Education building.

HUMAN RIGHTS IN GUATEMALA - Study Abroad Seminar

March 15, 2015

Where: Antigua, Guatemala

This summer, three UO professors (Carlos Aguirre, Gabriela Martinez, and Stephanie Wood) will lead a 3-week interdisciplinary study abroad program called HUMAN RIGHTS IN GUATEMALA [1] that will take place from June 14 – July 4, 2015.

“Senior Snap x Love My Accent” Project – Showcase

March 12, 2015

Where: Mills International Center

Talk: Ichthyological Exploration of the Ogooué and Sebé Rivers of Gabon

March 10, 2015

Where: 1001 Kelley Engineering Center

The OSU Africa Initiative invites you to listen to Dr. Brian Sidlauskas speak about his recent trip to Gabon as part of the Gabon Oregon Center

What: Talk entitled "Ichthyological Exploration of the Ogooué and Sebé Rivers of Gabon"

Who: Brian Sidlauskas, Assistant Professor and Curator of Fishes, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

When: Tuesday, March 10, Noon (12-1 pm) Where: 1001 Kelley Engineering Center

WORKSHOP: Genocide and Human Rights in the Classroom

February 19, 2015

Where: Knight Library 122

Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Presents
DISCUSSING GENOCIDE AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CLASSROOM: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
A Curriculum workshop featuring two UO faculty teams:

- Gendered Violence & Impunity: Bangladesh and Mexico with Lamia Karim and Lynn Stephen

 - Teaching Human Rights in Latin America: Problems, Sources, & Methods with Carlos Aguirre and David Woken

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