3rd Annual Field Research Grant Colloquium

Friday, November 03, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Latin American and Iberian Institute

801 Yale Blvd NE


Join us for the LAII's third annual Field Research Grant Colloquium, where we will highlight graduate student scholarship. Six recent FRG recipients will share their respective research experiences and findings in a series of presentations. Afterward, current and past FRG recipients and members of the LAII community are invited to mingle and learn more the exciting research initiatives of UNM's Latin Americanist graduate students. 

Speakers include:
Diego Bustos, PhD, Spanish and Portuguese
Historicizing Development: Periphery, Social Mobility, and Saraus in Rio de Janeiro

Diana Chavez Vargas, MA, Community and Regional Planning
An Exploratory Study: Creating a Trans-Indigenous Zone at Pastaza, Ecuador

Emma Elliott-Smith, PhD, Biology
Using Chemistry to Unravel Complex Marine Food Web Dynamics in Northern Chile

Kalyn Finnell, MA, Latin American Studies & Community and Regional Planning
Ya no tengo vecinos: Local Understandings of Neighborhood Change in Cusco

Pablo Lituma, MA, Community and Regional Planning
Community and Culture in Architectural Aesthetics

Laura Steele, PhD, Archaeology
A Journey to Buenos Aires and San Rafael, Argentina: In Search of an Archaeological Collection


This event is free and open to the public. To learn more about the presenters, please see our complete announcement. To learn more about field research grants, please see our funding page.


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