EnviroLab Asia Featured as a Case Study in Report

EnviroLab Asia Featured as a Case Study in Report

EnviroLab Asia is one of five programs from the Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) featured in a report by Ithaka S+R for the Henry Luce Foundation. The other liberal arts programs are Centre College, Furman University, St. Olaf, and University of Puget Sound. Read the full report here: http://www.hluce.org/files/documents/LIASE-Case-Studies.pdf Continue Reading

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Apply to be an EnviroLab Asia Student Fellow for 2019- Deadline extended

Application is due September 28, 2018.  due date has been extended to Monday, October 1, 2018, 9am. EnviroLab Asia is a dynamic 5C program that focuses on understanding environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia. We aim to engage communities and explore what comes out of the intellectual exchange between the humanities and social sciences, environmental… Continue Reading

Korea at Nature’s Edge Recap

Korea at Nature’s Edge Recap

by Albert Park (History, CMC) What has been the relationship between the human and non-human on the Korean peninsula from the premodern to modern periods? What cultural, political, economic, social, and religious factors and forces have mediated this relationship over time to reshape the natural and material landscapes of Korea? To answer these questions and… Continue Reading

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception

EnviroLab Asia’s Fall Reception Tuesday, September 11, 4-6pm Richardson Garden, Pomona College Richardson Garden is located on College Avenue, between 4th Street and Bonita Ave, and is across from the Museum of Art Hosted by President Starr RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/Fall2018Reception Learn about EnviroLab Asia’s cross-disciplinary programs: For 5C faculty & Staff: Research Labs, Research Pods, Manuscript… Continue Reading

A Letter to My Homeland  

A Letter to My Homeland  

EnviroLab Asia’s Vietnam Research Fellow Vy Doan (Pomona ’18) writes about her experience returning to Vietnam to participate in the EnviroLab Asia/Cion Trust Clinic Trip in January 2018. A Vietnamese version of the article follows the English version.   “In Vietnamese, nước means water, country, and homeland. To ask where one is from is to ask “Nước… Continue Reading

2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows

2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows

Meet the students who are the 2017-2018 EnviroLab Asia Student Fellows. The photo above is from a class field trip to visit a local Thai Buddhist temple.   Alison Hong Major: Biology & History Class of 2019, CMC I am a Biology and History dual major at CMC, hailing from Palos Verdes, CA. On campus… Continue Reading

National Geographic Research Award

National Geographic Research Award

Co-Principal Investigator Branwen Williams (Environmental Science, Keck) and EnviroLab Asia’s inaugural postdoctoral fellow Kathryn Hargan were awarded a National Geographic grant to study Thai shrimp farm-mangrove ecosystems. Their main research question is: “Do mangrove forests reduce coastal aquaculture nutrient pollution while increasing carbon storage?” Funding for their research will start July 2018, and will build upon the… Continue Reading

Korea at Nature’s Edge: Environment & Society on the Korean Peninsula

Korea at Nature’s Edge: Environment & Society on the Korean Peninsula

Department: Center for Critical Korean Studies Date and Time: April 19, 2018 – April 20, 2018 | 9:00 AM-6:30 PM Event Location: HG 1030 Bringing together a range of scholars concerned with the entanglement of nature and society in the Korean peninsula, this conference aims to define the still-embryonic field of Korean environmental history. Cosponsored… Continue Reading

Regional LIASE Conference

Regional LIASE Conference

The Regional LIASE Conference brings together the Southern California grantees of the LIASE grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Faculty, students, and staff from Occidental College, Whittier College, and EnviroLab Asia from the Claremont Colleges will share their research projects, approaches, and questions to studying environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia. LIASE Regional Conference… Continue Reading

Workshop for Change: Theatre as Social Force with Ruth Pongstaphone

February 23 @ 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm Vita Nova Lecture Room, Scripps College Theatre relies on input and information from multiple diverse sources. The process, methods, techniques, applications, and impact of theatre are most clearly understood as a result of direct experimentation. This Workshop for Change presents a unique opportunity for participants from different backgrounds to… Continue Reading