HSOC Undergraduate Research Symposium

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We hope you'll join us for the spring 2019 HSOC Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 17th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Hall Building, Room 102.  If you'd like to join us, PLEASE RSVP.  

SCHEDULE OF PRESENTATIONS

9:00 — 9:05 AM        Welcoming Remarks, Dr. Laura Bier

9:05 — 9:20 AM        Haley Phillips- “Real Men Can’t Be Vegetarians: The Gendering of Meat Consumption in the United States, 1999 - 2019”                         

9:20 — 9:35 AM        Shembari Phillips- “Food Security in Chad, 2008 to the Present”

9:35 — 9:50 AM        Kayla McManus-Viana- “Meating in the Middle? Environmental Policy and Cattle Ranching in the Brazilian Amazon, 1960 - Present”                         
9:50 — 10:05 AM      Hannah Corpe- “And That’s the Tea: The Social and Environmental Impacts of Tea in Modern India”     

10:05 — 10:15 AM    Coffee Break

10:15 — 10:30 AM    Davis Schultz- “Neoliberalism and NAFTA: Undermining Labor Protections in California’s Agricultural Industry, 1994 - 2010”

10:30 — 10:45 AM    Yonatan Weinberg- “From Backyard Hobby to Global Prominence: The Origins of the Hass Avocado That Rose to Dominate the California Market in the Early 20th Century" 

10:45 — 11:00 AM    Meredith Wood- “Organic Farming and the Rise of Avocado Production in California and Mexico”

11:00 — 11:15 AM    Isabella Vear- “Got (Alternative) Milk?: Why American Consumers Quit Dairy, 1970 - 2019”     

11:15 — 11:30 AM    Lucy Groves- “Overcompensating: Crash Diets and the Degradation of Western Diets”

11:30 — 11:45 AM    Keely Mruk- “Thinking Outside the Bun: A Critical History of Taco Bell”         

11:45 AM — 12:00 PM    Rachel Dekom- “‘We are as Gods:’ How Postwar Technology and 1960s Activists Shaped American Environmentalism”

12:00  — 12:15 PM    Kaylan Pugh- “Cointelpro: The FBI’S Intense Focus on Black Nationalist Groups”

12:15 PM      Lunch

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