|March 5, 2019
156 Straub Hall, 1451 Onyx St., UO campus
Free & open to the public
Justice and Reparation in Guatemala: Challenges and Possibilities
CLLAS 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 156 Straub Hall at 6 pm on Tuesday, March 5.
Judge Yassmin Barrios is president of one of the two Guatemalan High Risk Crimes 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.
Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) and cosponsored by the President’s Office, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Center for the Study of Women in Society, the Latin American Studies Program, and the Departments of History, Political Science, and Romance Languages.