2018 Tinker Summer Field Research Presentations - Part IV

Research Talks

February 7, 2019

The marbled four-eyed frog in its high-elevation wetland habitat. (Photo by Emma Steigerwald.)

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

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