Kaori Ogawa’s portraits explore the experience of Chinese immigrants in Paris. See more of her beautiful work here.
Instead of writing a traditional thesis, Quyen Ngo completed a documentary short for her capstone project. The result? A beautiful and insightful look at the politics of everyday life in Vietnam. Check out the trailer below and stay tuned for details of an upcoming installation.
Wise words from Cornel Ban.
Congrats to all on yesterday’s capstone presentations! More video, images, and news to come but if you missed it, here’s a sneak peek…
Check out this incredible infographic that Nicole Parrish designed as part of her thesis “Money Whitens… But it Don’t Make You White.”
And Colleen McDonald killing it while presenting her thesis, “It’s a human tragedy and these bastards who are bringing these boatpeople should be shot”: Framing People Smugglers in Australian News Media.
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
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
SEEED (Social Enterprise and Ecosystem building for Economic Development) 2012 was a huge success! In March, Brown hosted its first social entrepreneurship conference that brought together successful entrepreneurs, non-profit experts, investors, legislators, and academics. In the starts of planning SEEED 2013, we are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated students that are ready to meet like-minded individuals and encourage the social enterprise movement to the next level. If you are interested in participating in any way, come to the info session on Tuesday, May 1st and 2nd at 2:00 PM at the Underground. For questions, please email Florian_Schalliol@brown.edu or Josephine_Korijn@brown.edu