May 3: History and Ethnobiology of the Silk Roads Field Course Student Presentations
The second of two sets of student presentations, this event features talks on a variety of topics by five students who participated in the History and Ethnobiology of the Silk Roads Field Course (Asian Studies 221) and travelled to China during spring break.
Introduction: Brian Dott, associate professor of history, and Heidi Dobson, professor of biology
"Music and politics" by Nandini Rathi '14
"Religious tensions in China" by Geneva Scharff '13
"The state and perspectives of Han and Uyghur women in the 21st century" by Shelley Stephan '13
"The hazy sky: Chinese air pollution and coal" by Sophia Hannaford '14
"Do you want to get dinner together? - Comparison between ways of socializing among Han Chinese and Uyghurs" by Srija '13