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Cambio Center News - October 2018

We hope everybody is having a great semester! Thank you for celebrating Latinx Heritage Month with us. 

What you'll find in this newsletter:

  • New Full-Time Position Open: Cambio Center Coordinator needed!
  • Cambio eBriefs from Dr. de Araujo and from Dr. Dorner
  • New Course Alert: Cognitive Consequence of Bilingualism
  • Speaker from Mexico - Oct. 31, 2018
  • Lluvia de Ideas - Nov. 6, 2018
  • Upcoming Webinar: Migration Policy Institute (MPI)
  • Save the Date: 2019 Cambio de Colores Conference

Cambio Center Coordinator Needed!
The Cambio Center is looking for a full-time coordinator. Please share this job opportunity with your friends and colleagues! Click here for a full job description, or search for Cambio under staff positions: https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/staff  We thank our outgoing coordinator Lindsey for her service.

 

Cambio eBriefs: Tools for Inclusion

Cambio eBriefs are short introductions to our fellows' research topics for a general audience. They seek to connect our communities to the research findings and initiatives of university researchers and their colleagues.

de Araujo, Z., Smith, E., and Dwiggins, A. (2018). Examining Storylines of Emergent Bilinguals in Algebra Textbooks. Cambio Center eBrief. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Link: http://www.cambio.missouri.edu/Documents/ebriefdearaujo.pdf

Dorner, L., Bonney, E., Trigos-Carrillo, L., Song, K., and Kim, S. (2018). Developing Inclusive Multilingual Family Literacy Projects. Cambio Center eBrief. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.
Link: http://www.cambio.missouri.edu/Documents/2018ebriefdorner.pdf

 

Lluvia de Ideas
Join the Cambio Center and College of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at 314 Hill Hall for a conversation about language and global education. 
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In Defense of Land and Food Sovereignty in Mexico
Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. to hear from Fermina Zarate Domínguez, an Indigenous Mixteca farmer from Oaxaca, Mexico!
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New Course on Bilingualism
Enrolling for Spring 2019? Interested in the science behind being bilingual? Check out the new Communications and Science Disorders course: CSD 4850/7850 The Cognitive Consequences of Bilingualism. Learn different theories and and models about how humans process different languages. 

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MPI Webinar: "Surviving vs. Thriving: The Need for A Paradigm Shift in Adult Education for Immigrants and Refugees"

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, join professionals and immigration experts to have a discussion on the importance of teaching immigrants and refugees how to be proficient in English. Register here!

 

Save the Date: 2019 Cambio de Colores Conference

18th Annual Conference: June 5 - 7, 2019, Columbia, Missouri

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Support Student Research through the Cambio Center Research Fund
The Cambio Center Research Fund is used to support graduate student research on Latinos and immigrants. As friends of the Cambio Center know, the research agenda of the Cambio Center focuses on applied research designed to improve community well-being by better understanding and supporting the integration of newcomers and immigrants. Students work in partnership with an expert faculty member during a semester, with clear goals for outputs and results. All funds raised will go directly towards supporting the research efforts of these students.

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