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Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas

 

A CLLAS symposium March 8, 2018, 9:00am-7:30pm

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Read below for Around the O ‘s article about Ethnic Studies professor, Alaí Reyes-Santos and the CLLAS symposium!

https://around.uoregon.edu/content/symposium-will-focus-migration-across-americas

Free and Open to the Public!

Justice Across Borders: Gender, Race and Migration in the Americas

 

9:00 – 9:15 AM (Browsing Room)


Welcome from UO administration officials, CLLAS director, symposium coordinator.

9:20-10:30 AM (Browsing Room)

Race, Ethnicity and Diasporas
Rocio Zambrana, Claudia Holguín, Lanie Millar
Chair: Marta Maldonado

10:40-11:50 AM (Browsing Room)


Women and Gender in Latin America and U.S. Latinx communities
Vicky Falcon, Michelle McKinley, Kristin Yarris, Lynn Stephen, Gabriela Martinez
Chair: Vicky Falcon


12:00- 1:00 PM (Gerlinger Alumni Lounge)
Keynote Speaker/Lunch
“New Directions in Latinx and Latin American Studies: Archipelagos Across the Caribbean and the Pacific”
Guest: Yolanda Martinez-San Miguel
Chair: Rocio Zambrana and Lanie Millar


2:00-3:00 PM (Browsing Room)
Environmental Justice in the Americas
Judith Vega, David Vazquez and Sarah Wald, Analisa Taylor, Pedro Garcia-Caro
Chair: David Vazquez

3:10 – 4:30 PM Roundtable (Browsing Room)
“Art, Migration, and Political Activism: Caribbean and Pacific Islander Migrants in the Pacific”
[SPONSORS: Department of Ethnic Studies, the Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics, and the Center for Asia and Pacific Studies (CAPS)]
Panelists: Judith Sierra-Rivera, JoAnna Poblete, Philipp Carrasco, Ileana Rodriguez Silva, Joyce Pualani Warren, and Jannes Martinez
Chair: Alaí Reyes-Santos

4:40PM – 5:40 PM Plenary Session (Browsing Room)
“Latinx Communities: Questions, Challenges, and Transformations”
Monica Rojas, Laura Pulido, Ramona Hernández, Edwin Melendez
Chair: Gerardo Sandoval

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Gerlinger Alumni Lounge)
Riffiando: Dominican Artists in the House! A Talk/Reading/Performance
Josefina Baez, Ana-Maurine Lara, and Ernesto Lara
Coordinator: Ana-Maurine Lara
Reception


Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS); Wayne Morse Center for Law & Politics; UO College of Arts and Sciences; The Office of the Provost; Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS); Latin American Studies program; Department of English; Department of Romance Languages; Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Department of Anthropology; School of Journalism and Communication; Department of Philosophy; the Center for Asia and Pacific Studies (CAPS); the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA); Department of Ethnic Studies; and the Global Studies Institute.


Free and Open to the Public

Symposium organizer: Alaí Reyes-Santos



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