Featuring Sarah E. Igo, history professor, director of the American studies program, and faculty director of the E. Bronson Ingram College at Vanderbilt University.
Igo's work focuses on modern American cultural and intellectual history, the history of the human sciences, the sociology of knowledge, and the history of the public sphere. She is the author of two books, The Averaged American: Surveys, Citizens, and the Making of a Mass Public (Harvard University Press, 2007), and The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2018).
Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and cosponsored by the UO History Department and the UO New Media and Culture Certificate program.
Please join us for the CLLAS Inaugural Lecture in Latinx and Latin American Studies with Judge Yassmin Barrios.
Judge Barrios is President of Guatemala’s High Risk Court Tribunals. She was the presiding judge in the case of General Efraín Ríos Montt, convicting the dictator for genocide against the indigenous Ixil Mayans of Guatemala.
Judge Barrios will deliver her address, "Justice and Reparation in Guatemala: Challenges and Possibilities," in 156 Straub Hall at 6pm on Tuesday, March 5th.
Free and open to the public.
This event is presented by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of History.
Sidney Milkis, University of Virginia politics professor, and Dan Tichenor, Wayne Morse senior faculty fellow, will discuss their forthcoming book.
Short film with comments from Anna Elza Brady (UO Law ’18), former policy & communications strategist for Utah Diné Bikéyah.
Dana Frank is Professor of History Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz. In this presentation Dana Frank will discuss her new book, The Long Honduran Night: Resistance, Terror, and the United States in the Aftermath of the Coup, which examines Honduras since the 2009 coup that deposed democratically-elected President Manuel Zelaya. In the book, she interweaves her personal experiences in post-coup Honduras and in the US Congress with a larger analysis of the coup regime and its ongoing repression, Honduran opposition movements, US policy in support of the regime, and Congressional challenges to that policy. Her book helps us understand the root causes of the immigrant caravans of Hondurans leaving for the US, and the destructive impact of US policy.
Featuring Paul Pierson, political science professor at UC Berkeley. His most recent books are The Transformation of American Politics: Activist Government and the Rise of Conservatism (Princeton University Press 2007), which was co-edited with Theda Skocpol; and Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class (Simon and Schuster 2010), co-authored by Jacob Hacker.