October 11, 2016
“Dealing with Climate Change in the Island Pacific: Traditional and Contemporary Forms of Resilience,” Thursday October 13 6-7:30 Chase Small. Jenny Bryant-Tokalau, Ph.D. is a Geographer and Associate Professor in the Te Teumu (School of Maori, Padific and Indigenous Studies) at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand. Her current research interests are adaptation and donor responses […]
September 30, 2016
After finishing her degree at Wheaton College, Margaux Fisher '12 went further on her quest to find out what it means to be human. Her masters work at the London School of Economics and Political Science showcases the amazing human ability to be creative. Working on post-Katrina New Orleans her work looks at the […]
August 27, 2016
Working as a project director at Flamingo Tokyo, Atsuyoshi Ishizumi '12 practices anthropology in the business of health. Understanding cultural context, he writes, is "crucial to health and wellness." To give but one example among those discussed by Atsu, the meaning of joint pain in Japan is defined by its cultural context because of the seating arrangements in […]
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