2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part II

Research Talks

Title Conditional: 2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part II
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

The Glasswing butterfly (Greta oto) displaying its transparent wings before gliding off into the rainforest. Photo by Aaron Pomerantz.
The Glasswing butterfly (Greta oto) displaying its transparent wings before gliding off into the rainforest. Photo by Aaron Pomerantz.

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 Tuesday, February 5

Schedules for: Monday, February 4 | Wednesday, February 6 | Thursday, February 7

4:10 pm Michiko Arai (Romance Languages and Linguistics), Chile and Argentina
Project: “Latin American Political Essay Films
4:25 pm Pascale Boucicaut (Folklore), Panama City, Panama
Project: “Heritage Futures: Local and National Making of 'Afro-Panama'
4:40 pm Julia Branco (City and Regional Planning) Aguascalientes, Mexico
Project: “Adapting to Climate Threats in Aguascalientes
4:55 pm Isaac Marck (Integrative Biology), Santiago and Concepcion, Chile
Project: “Systematics and Evolution of the Rock Daises (Perityleae: Asteraceae)”
5:10 pm Evan Fernandez (History) Santiago, Chile
Project: “Race Beyond Borders: Japanese Migration to Chile 1900-1950
5:25 pm Aaron Pomerantz (Integrative Biology), Gamboa, Panama
Project: “Unraveling the Development, Genetics, and Evolution of Wing Transparency in Lepidoptera
5:40 pm Venicia Slotten (Anthropology), Liberia and Tilaran, Costa Rica
Project: “Everyday Use of Plants in Prehispanic Costa Rica