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Tinker Talks #3

Please be aware that details for existing non-essential events on campus through April 20 may have changed, with many being canceled or now offered remotely. Check with individual departments to inquire about the status of a particular event.

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.


Guillermo Bervejillo: “The Geography of China-Latin America Relations: South-South Cooperation and the Geopolitics of Food on the Shores of the Rio de la Plata.”

Palo Pinillos Chávez: “Migration and cross-dialectal changes: analyzing Matses Amazonian Spanish in the Iquitos urban space”

Flávia Mól Lanna: “Determining key traits that facilitate adaptation and invasion to dry environments”

Emilio Mateo: “Debris-free glaciers and debris-covered glaciers in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru”


Lunch will be served to all registered attendees. Register here. More information can be found 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.