Tinker Field Research Symposium, Spring 2017

Research presentation

Title Conditional: Tinker Field Research Symposium, Spring 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Time: Th 2:00 - 4:30 pm; Fr 2:00 - 4:45 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

Looking for daddy long-legs in the leaf litter. (Photo courtesy of Ignacio Escalante.)
Looking for daddy long-legs in the leaf litter. (Photo courtesy of Ignacio Escalante.)

This symposium is a unique opportunity to learn about the current research done by UC Berkeley graduate students who spent last summer in Latin America. Field research grants were provided by CLAS with the generous support of the Tinker Foundation.

Thursday, March 16

2:00  Introduction
2:10  Marcelo Garzo (Ethnic Studies) Critical, Decolonial, and Intercultural Futures in Chile/Wallmapu
2:25  Mario Castillo (Anthropology): The Mexican Countryside Past and Present
2:40  Chris Lesser (Geography): Social Ecologies of Brazil’s Atlantic Forest 
2:55  Diego Arevalo (Spanish and Portuguese): A first approach to the Colombian Amazon Forest: Colonizations from  the 19th century to the present


3:15  Elisa Ugarte (Education): Mother's Role: Construction and Self-Efficacy in Family School Relationships
3:30  Craig Johnson (History): The Catholic Right in 20th Century Latin America
3:45  TBA
4:00  Patricio Dominguez (Public Policy): Crime and the role of different actors of the Criminal Justice System in Chile 
4:15  Levi Bridges (Journalism): La Vida es un Carnival



Friday, March 17

2:00  Introduction
2:10  Marienela D’aprile (Architecture): Progress through Erasure: The case of the Biblioteca Nacional Mariano Moreno
2:25  Naomi Schoenfeld (Anthropology): Biomedical Innovation in Late Socialist Cuba
2:40  Ignacio Escalante (Environmental Science, Policy and Management): Compensatory behaviors in locomotion induced by autotomy in daddy long-legs
2:55  Javier Juaregui-Lazo (Integrative Biology): The dwarf’s houses in the forest of Central Chile


3:15  TBA
3:30  Franklin Moreno (Education, Child and Adolescent): Moral Judgments in Honduras Department: Graduate School of Education
3:45  Rebecca Shareff (Education): Examining Experiential Science Education in Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial Program
4:00  Angela Castillo (Anthropology): Lawless Miners in a Postconflict Era: A Study of the Independent Mechanized Gold Mining Boom in Colombia, 2000-2015