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Tinker Talks #1

The Tinker Foundation’s Field Research Grants provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within Latin America to conduct pre-dissertation research. CLAS runs Tinker competitions in spring semester and is currently accepting applications for travel in 2020. Applications are due March 1, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.


Lindsey Hernandez: “Volcanic Hazard Assessment in Guatemala: Understanding magma plumbing systems using petrologic methods”

Lucia Benetti: “Infant-caregiver interactions through singing and its effect on childhood development and learning”

Raphael Palermo dos Santos: “Production of comedy films in Brazil”

Luana Lamberti: “How Helvécia Afro-Portuguese represents the African Diaspora in Brazil”


Lunch will be served to all registered attendees. Register here.

All Tinker Talk sessions will be held in 160 Enarson Classroom Building, 2009 Millikin Rd. Lunch will be served to all registered attendees. 

Tinker Talk #1: Thursday, Feb. 27, 11:30 - 1 p.m.

Tinker Talk #2: Wednesday, March 4, 11:30 - 1 p.m.

Tinker Talk #3: Friday, March 27, 11:30 - 1 p.m.