Geography/ES Capstone Presentations

1:00 PM  - 4:30 PM
Tuesday Dec 4, 2012
CC 215, Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center

Environmental Justice and Agency (1:20-2:50)

a. Matthew Hyde: “The Political Ecology of Minera Yanacocha and a Temporal Analysis of Surrounding Vegetation”

b. Ariel Herrod: “Responses to Environmental Injustice: A Scalar Approach”

c. Cecilia Angela Martinez-Miranda: "Sustainable Development within the Smokey Mountain Context: Scavenging Narratives and Salvaging Outcomes"

d. Sarah Horowitz: "Scholars, Students, Peasants, and the State: Theory and Praxis in China's New Rural Reconstruction"

e. Leah Plummer: "Derailling" Capitalism: The Bicycle as a Tool for "Wheel" Change


Community, Consumption, and Sustainability (3-4:30pm)

 A)  Harry Kent - The Sustainability of Little Mekong

B)  Hunter Bradley – “Green Food": How Consumerism and Food Politics Reify the Chinese Government as a Regime of Truth

 C)  Renata Nelson- Rooted in the Community: Urban Agriculture as a

Strategy to Improve Food Security in Minneapolis, a study of the Youth

Farm and Market Project

 D)  Alex Schieferdecker - Pedal Talk: The Fall and Rise of Bikes and Bike Sharing In the Twin Cities


This event is for: Alumni, Students, Staff and Faculty

Admission: free

Sponsored By: Geography

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