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.
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.
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.
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  that will take place from June 14 – July 4, 2015.