2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part IV

Research Talks

Title Conditional: 2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part IV
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm | CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street

(Photo by Emma Steigerwald.)

(Photo by Emma Steigerwald.)

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 Thursday, February 7

Schedules for: Monday, February 4 | Tuesday, February 5 | Wednesday, February 6

4:10 pm Robyn Neu (Anthropology), Bueno Aires and Neuquen, Argentina
Project: “Mountains of Madness and Nightmare Spires: Figuring the Unconscious in Lovecraft’s Antarctica
4:25 pm Priscila Coli (City and Regional Planning), Rio de Janeiro, Nova Iguacu, and Sao Joao de Meriti, Brazil 
Project: “Exploring the links between infrastructure hubs and the process of peripheral urbanization in Rio de Janeiro
4:40 pm Lucy Gill (Anthropology), Zapatera Archipelago, Nicaragua
Project: “Human-environment Interaction in Pre-Hispanic Lake Cocibolca, Nicaragua: A Historical Ecology Approach”
4:55 pm Alice Taylor (Graduate School of Education), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Project: “Practicing the Future: Brazilian Youth, Educational Aspiration, and Collective Justice”
5:10 pm Emma Steigerwald (Environmental Sciences, Policy, & Management), Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru
Project: “Impacts of Recent Glacial Retreat on Three High-elevation Frog Species