2017 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part I

Research Talks

November 13, 2017

Monica Gimenes researching in the Arquivo Público de Pernambuco

Event Description

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.

Event Program

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