Blum Scholar Award Graduate Student Project Presentations

Join us Monday, January 11, 2016 from 3:30-5pm in Humanities 2, room 259

January 05, 2016

All are welcome to join us on January 11th to hear presentations given by this year's UCSC Blum Scholar grant recipients*. This event will showcase the six UCSC graduate students who were awarded funding to facilitate their proposed research projects. All projects were begun and completed during summer 2015.  The presentations will provide an overview of the project, it’s goals, the level of success, and any insights gleaned along the way. There will also be time for Q&A.  

The event will be held from 3:30-5pm in Humanities 2, room 259

Projects include:

Daniel Rudin, Film and Digital Media
“Labor Rights are Human Rights: Alleviating poverty through documentary and contract enforcement”

Kristine Lawson, Anthropology
“ACOUSTIC INTERACTIONS: Emerging sounds of dissent in İstanbul‘s Yedikule bostans”

Joor Baruah, Film and Digital Media
“Adi | At the Confluence”

Erin McElroy, Feminist Studies
“Narratives of Displacement Oral History Project: Narratives of Displacement”

Jeffrey Jenkins, Environmental Studies
“Rare earth at Bear Lodge:  Assessing community perspectives on economic development and access to multiple use lands through the participatory governance process of the environmental impact statement”

Israel Dawson, Film and Digital Media
“Nowhere to Go”

Please send any questions to Thank you!

*Faculty projects will be highlighted at forthcoming events in winter and spring.