Schedule for Senior Capstone Presentations

Development Studies Senior Capstone Presentations
May 1, 2012
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute for International Studies


9.30: Introductory remarks by DS Deputy Director Cornel Ban

9.45-11.00: Migration and Development

Colleen McDonald — “It’s a human tragedy and these bastards who are bringing these boatpeople should be shot”: Framing People Smugglers in Australian News Media

Nicole Parrish — Money Whitens….But It Don’t Make You White

Lisa Berdie — Contextualizing the Educational Attainment Process: The Case of Hispanic Youth in Providence, Rhode Island

William Do — Can the Acculturated Speak?  Educational and Employment Marginalization of the Khmer Chinese American

Kaori Ogawa — Transnational Flows Between France and China

11.00-12.30: Socio-Economic Development

Sophie Kainen — Demystifying the Moneylender: Informal Moneylending in Malawi and Controlling the Hype: A Discussion of the Limitations and Implications of Randomized Control Trials in Development Economics

Sanna Vohra — How Do You Increase Private Sector Investment in Social Impact Bonds? An Analysis of the Structural Changes Necessary to Proliferate the Social Impact Bond Model

Sarah Sklar — Macroeconomics with Chinese Characteristics

Alina Kung — Locating the Chinese Citizen in the Health Care State: Understanding Roles and Appeals in Cyberspace

Josh Rowe — Matters of Perspective: Tracing Romania’s Agricultural Challenges

Addie Thompson — The Power of Intercultural Exchange: Leveraging the Tourism Industry for Rural Development through Multi-Level, Participatory Social Enterprise

12.30-1.00: Civil Society

Sofia Unanue — Revolutionary Words: Protest Space and Rhetorical Frames in Tahrir Square (abstract to be read by Cornel Ban)

Ashlie Williams — Issue Emergence on Feminist Agendas: Interrogating Inaction on HIV and AIDS

1.00-2.00: Lunch

2.00-3.00: Development, Culture and Media

Louis Medina — Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Electronic Music as a Medium for Minority Representation

Quyen Ngo — Between Innocence and Dissidence: Exploring the Politics of Everyday Life in Contemporary Vietnam


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