"A Geography of Movement: Indian Indenture in the Caribbean" Anvita Budhraja (English Literature and Women's & Gender Studies, Columbia)
"Animal Alterities: Race, Animality, and (De)colonial Visuality in the Work of Jonathas de Andrade." Craig Nielsen (Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Columbia)
"Brazilian Journeys: Narrating National Identity through Cinema and Infrastructure." Sofia Nina-Bernardes Martins (Comparative Literature, Columbia)
"Geography of Siluetas: The Works and Afterlives of Ana Mendieta 1948-1985." Sofia Rosenberg-Klainberg (Neuroscience and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Barnard)
"The Packaged Sins of Sexuality." Meredith Wade (Political Science, LAIC, Columbia)
Anvita Budhraja is from Mumbai, India. As an undergraduate at Columbia University, she is studying English Literature and Women's & Gender Studies. Through her forays into mapping texts and cultural movements, she is interested in exploring the ways in which visual analysis and digital media can help enhance the traditional study of her disciplines.
Craig Nielsen is a senior at Columbia University majoring in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. His scholarly interests include affect theory, disability studies, materialist feminist theory, and queer critiques of the war on terror. After graduation Craig intends to pursue a PhD in Gender Studies.
Sofia Nina-Bernardes Martins is a student at Columbia University studying Comparative Literature in Portuguese, Spanish and French, and Linguistics. Her program of study focuses on art, particularly cinema, during Latin America's repressive dictatorships. She is interested in how government policies affect cinematic production, and how cinema resists or supports political ideologies.
Sofia Rosenberg-Klainberg is an undergraduate at Barnard with a combined major in Neuroscience and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She is passionate about applying feminist, intersectional, transnational, and historic approaches to science and the production of scientific knowledge.
Meridith Wade is a junior in Columbia College, studying and researching at the intersections of Political Science, Latin American and Iberian Cultures, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies.
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