2017 Tinker Research Symposium, Part I

Research Talks

Title Conditional: 2017 Tinker Research Symposium, Part I
Monday, November 13, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 6:30 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

Monica Gimenes researching in the Arquivo Público de Pernambuco. Many of the 19th century novels in Brazil were published as newspaper serials, including A Emparedada da Rua Nova, which was published as a book in 1886, then re-printed as a serial in 1909.
Mônica Gimenes Hernandez researching in the Arquivo Público de Pernambuco, Brazil.

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.

Schedule of Presentations for Monday

Schedule for: Thursday, 11/16 | Friday, 11/17

4:15 pm Yessica Porras, History of Art
Colonial Mural Painting: Pilgrimage through the Northern Andes
4:30 pm Alfonso Fierro, Spanish and Portuguese
Olinka: The Utopian City of Dr. Atl
4:45 pm Carlos Schmidt-Padilla, Political Science
Mass Deportations, Elite Networks, and Agricultural Productivity in Guatemala
5:00 pm Miles Culpepper, History
Exile and the Cold War in Guatemala
5:15 pm Mônica Gimenes Hernandez, Spanish and Portuguese
Women, Violence, and the Nation in Brazilian Literature and Film
5:30 pm Catarina de Morais Gama, Spanish and Portuguese
Augusto Boal: Staging Resistance against the Brazilian Military Dictatorship
5:45 pm Clare Ibarra, History
Becoming "Professional" Socialists: The Cuban-Soviet Collaboration for Development