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4th Annual Field Research Grant Colloquium

Friday, November 02, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 am

Latin American and Iberian Institute

801 Yale Blvd NE (campus building #165)


Join us for the LAII's fourth annual Field Research Grant Colloquium, where we will highlight graduate student scholarship. Recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations. 

Speakers include:
  • Sarah Leiter, Department of Anthropology: "Becoming Jewish in Brazil: Ethnographic Insights"
  • Anthony Meluso, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies: "La gota que colma la caguama: How a Brewery Development Sparked Public Participation in Water Decisiony"
  • André Nascimiento, Department of Spanish and Portuguese: "Dictatorship and its Legacies to the LGBTTIQ Community in Argentina and Uruguay: The Case of Invisibility and the Reaction Proposed by Literature and the Archives"
  • Hayley Pedrick, Latin American Studies program: "Textures of Transition: Understanding Memorial Spaces in Medellin, Colombia"
  • Marianna Sierra, Department of Spanish and Portuguese: "Thinking About Democracy in Brazil: Some Perspectives from an 'Engaged' Literature"
  • Jens Van Geysel, Department of Linguistics, "Variation in Vowel Productions in Sanapanán, an Endangered Language from Paraguay"


This event is free and open to the public.