Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Summer Field Research Grant Symposium

November 2nd, 2013
8:00am-5:00pm

Location
Stone Center for Latin American Studies
Room 100A Jones Hall (Greenleaf)
Tulane University

Please join us for the annual Graduate Student Summer Field Research Symposium. Every fall semester, Graduate Students who received a previous summer field research grant through the Stone Center present their summer field research experiences in a day long symposium.

Symposium Schedule:

Breakfast: 8:00 – 8:30 am

Panel A 8:30 – 10:00 am

  • “Comprehensive Visual Analysis of Sculptural Representations of Tlaloc, the Aztec Rain God” Shannen Winfield
  • “Political Culture of Protest and Mobilization in Contemporary Mexico City” Diana Soto
  • “An Archaeological Examination of an Ancient Maya Community at Escalera al Cielo, Yucatan, Mexico” Evan Parker
  • “Ideology of Containment in Aztec Culture” Julia O’Keefe

Panel B 10:15 – 11:45 am

  • “Haitian Broadcast Media’s Role in Haiti’s Reconstruction” Shearon Roberts
  • “Contesting Decentralization: Agricultural Production, Peasant Movements and International Development in Haiti” Matthew Olson
  • “Nation and Diaspora: Identity and Community Politics in the Fiction of Earl Lovelace” Cherif Saloum Diatta
  • “Markets in the Time of Cholera” Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

Panel C 12:00 – 1:30 pm

  • “La configuración periodística del bandido en Cuba: batallas impresas (1878-1898)” Xose Pereira Boan
  • “Estimating Physiological Consequences of Roosting Densities in the Austral Migrant Fork-Tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus Savana)” Maggie MacPherson
  • “The Rainbow Connection: The Unlikely Alliance between Chile’s Mapuche and LGBT Movements” Baird Campbell
  • “Reworking Notions of Citizenship and Culture: Post Katrina Migrant Workers and their Return to Honduras” Sarah Fouts

Panel D 1:45 – 3:15 pm

  • “Female Inmates’ Access to Healthcare in Fortaleza, Brazil: A Qualitative Study” Venessa Vosteen
  • “Assessment of the Health Referral System in Bolivia: A Qualitative Approach” Alejandra Leyton
  • “How Does Fruit Abundance Influence Seed Dispersal and Predation by Vertebrates in the Choco Forests of Ecuador?” Luke Browne

Panel E 3:30 – 5:00 pm

  • “Identifying Factors Mediating the Survival of Panamanian Atelopus Populations” Matthew James Robak
  • “Cultural Heritage Revitalization and Development in Panama City’s Historic District, Casco Antiguo” Maille Faughnan
  • “Dengue Symptom Thresholds (Duration and Intensity) in Patient Seeking Behavior in Iquitos, Peru” Keith Esch

Bolivia + People
Daniel Bausch
Associate Professor - Public Health & Tropical Medicine