After spending the semester studying marginalized groups around the world, six students will present their research on the indigenous peoples of Bolivia, the Berbers of Morocco and France, Uyghurs in northwestern China, the Roma of Europe, the travesti in urban Brazil, and the Banyamulenge in central Africa. The
presentation will be in Room 122, Diamond Building, on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.
The Latina Feminist Writings class will screen a video on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Pugh Center, presenting their findings on what identity means at Colby. It will include interviews from Colby students regarding body image, “hook-up” culture, and mental health.
The Environmental Studies Program will sponsor two student presentations. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. senior environmental policy majors present Environmental Policy and NGOs in Ethiopia in Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building. The project comprises six sections exploring the roles of government and civil society in addressing a range of environmental issues within Ethiopia including deforestation, water quality, energy, and other challenges.
At the Smithfield Town Office on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m., The Missing Link: The Ecology of the Serpentine and Its Implications for East and North Ponds will highlight the results of student research on the presence of algae in the Belgrade Lakes’ North Pond and East Pond and the role of the Serpentine, a meandering stream, as a connective system between the two.