Event Title

Adventure Learning Grant

Streaming Media

Description

The 2014 Adventure Learning Grant recipients have returned from their travels! In their talk, Mikhaila, Becca and Kathryn will discuss their experiences in Central and South America.

About the Lecturers: Mikhaila, Becca, and Kathryn are the 2014 recipients of the Adventure Learning Grant, a $20,000 grant given to three students annually to travel anywhere in the world for 9 months. In their talk, each of them will discuss their experiences traveling on their own. They will detail the original purpose of their trip as well as what they found along the way.

Mikhaila Thornton traveled to Peru and Nicaragua in 2015-16 exploring the cultural importance of shoemaking and the effects that the shoe industry has on other cultures. Her concentration title is "Designing for the Body: Movement, Materials & Aesthetics" which focuses on the ins and outs of footwear design.

Becca Pelham traveled to the Dominican Republic and Cuba in 2015-16 to study Women in Education, Tourism, and Sex Work. Her concentration is Reclaimed Voices: Empowering Women across Cultures through Creative Writing and Counter-Narratives.

Kathryn Durning’s concentration is "Law, Immigration, and Queer Studies". She has built on her ALG experience (Queer Migration Experiences in Nicaragua and Costa Rica) by returning to CR and is completing her senior project: "How do trans women experience migration and resettlement in Costa Rica".

Document Type

Event

Start Date

12-4-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

12-4-2017 1:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Adventure Learning Grant, Fairhaven College, Creative and Cultural Expression

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Apr 12th, 12:00 PM Apr 12th, 1:20 PM

Adventure Learning Grant

Fairhaven College Auditorium

The 2014 Adventure Learning Grant recipients have returned from their travels! In their talk, Mikhaila, Becca and Kathryn will discuss their experiences in Central and South America.

About the Lecturers: Mikhaila, Becca, and Kathryn are the 2014 recipients of the Adventure Learning Grant, a $20,000 grant given to three students annually to travel anywhere in the world for 9 months. In their talk, each of them will discuss their experiences traveling on their own. They will detail the original purpose of their trip as well as what they found along the way.

Mikhaila Thornton traveled to Peru and Nicaragua in 2015-16 exploring the cultural importance of shoemaking and the effects that the shoe industry has on other cultures. Her concentration title is "Designing for the Body: Movement, Materials & Aesthetics" which focuses on the ins and outs of footwear design.

Becca Pelham traveled to the Dominican Republic and Cuba in 2015-16 to study Women in Education, Tourism, and Sex Work. Her concentration is Reclaimed Voices: Empowering Women across Cultures through Creative Writing and Counter-Narratives.

Kathryn Durning’s concentration is "Law, Immigration, and Queer Studies". She has built on her ALG experience (Queer Migration Experiences in Nicaragua and Costa Rica) by returning to CR and is completing her senior project: "How do trans women experience migration and resettlement in Costa Rica".