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International Studies Undergraduate Symposium

Wednesday, April 25, 5:00-8:30 pm, State Rooms East & West - IMU

Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Symposium Program

5:00-5:15 Opening Remarks
                Olga Kalentzidou, Associate Director, International Studies Program

Session I: Immigration and Identity Politics – State Room East - 5:15-6:15
Allison Billows: Immigration and Language Change: How Immigration Has Affected French National Identity

Robert Ellis: Peaceful Integration: Learning from the EU

Sarah Hayden: Listen to the Silence: North African Female Immigrant Identity in French Society

Session II: Politics of Education – State Room West - 5:15-6:15
Chelsea Todd: Third Culture Kids in University: Case Studies of Repatriation to the US for Higher Education
Hanna Maehlen: Integration: Migration and Kindergarten in Germany
Rachelle Fullam: A Study of the Relationship between English Language Skills and Friendship Formation of East Asian International Students on the IUB Campus

6:15-7:00 Break and Poster Session

Poster Session I – State Room East
Alena DeGrado: Green Space and Agriculture on the Urban Sustainability Agenda: Understanding German Allotment Gardens

Katharine Kratzat: Natural Resource Management in Senegal: A Case Study of Lake Guiers

Ellena Kruse: The Green Revolution, Monsanto, and the Threat of GMOs

Poster Session II – State Room West
Kelsey Heckaman: Indigenous Rights and Education: The Lack of Response in Guatemala

Morgan Thune: Qualitative Factors Influencing the Acquisition of Spanish in Study Abroad and At-Home Environments

Hannah Wishart: The Flamenco Paradox: The Situation of the Roma in Spain

Session III: Human Rights and Culture – State Room East - 7:00-8:00
Erin Carpenter: Nietitos Desaparecidos: Examination of the Restitution of Children of the \"Dirty War\" in Argentina

Shantaya Ley: Education in South Africa: Progressing towards the Human Development Paradigm

Carmen Antreasian: The Russian Ballerina: Femme Fatale or Objectified Belle?

SESSION IV: Environment and Economy – State Room West - 7:00-8:00 
Michael Fitt II: Squatter Settlements: Problems, Solutions, and Best Practices

Anthony Rieger: China: An Economy Built on Sand

Aziza Stewart: Vale de Rio Doce: The Environmental Effects of Brazilian Iron Mining

8:00-8:30 Reception – State Room West

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