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2009 Graduate Student Research Panel

The Latin American Institute is hosting a Graduate Student Research Panel to present research findings and promote exchange of ideas among students and participants working in various disciplines.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6275 Bunche
History Conference Room
Los Angeles, CA 90095

PRESENTERS:

Michael Iyanaga (Ethnomusicology) “Samba de Roda and the Festival of Our Lady of Good Deaths”

Chinyere Osuji (Sociology) “Interracial Marriage in Brazil

Megan Debin (Latin American Studies) “Art for the People of Oaxaca: The Stencils and Prints of the Assembly of Revolutionary Artists in Oaxaca”

Daniel Schoorl (Latin American Studies/Library & Information Studies) ”Pulp and Paper Production in Fray Bentos: Uruguayan Forest Development as a Source of Diplomatic Conflict”

Hilton Oyamaguchi (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) “The Role of Ecology in Shaping Intraspecific Differentiation of Phyllomedusa Hypochondrialis in the Amazon Basin, Brazil”

Heather Bergman (Political Science) “The Aftermath of Pension Reform in Latin America: Creating Credible Commitments to Foreign Investors”

Yeon Lee (Spanish & Portuguese) "Structure of Feeling: Sentimental Narrative and National Project in Argentina"

A light lunch will be provided.


Cost : Free and Open to the Public

GloriaTovar
(310) 825-4571
www.international.ucla.edu/lai

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute

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