2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part II

Research Talks

February 5, 2019

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

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