Fulbright Scholars Blogs during 2010-2011 academic year

Yesica Hernandez (B.A. in Sociology and Film Studies, '10) Peru: Yesica will film and edit a documentary on the influence Afro-Peruvian music has had, and continues to have, in ameliorating race relations in Peru.

http://fulbright.mtvu.com/author/yessicahernandez/

Jillian Keenan (M.A. in Journalism, ‘09; B.A. in English, ‘08), Singapore: Through research at the Asian Shakespeare Intercultural Archive and an internship at a Singaporean theatre company (TheatreWorks), Jillian will study multicultural interpretations of Shakespeare.

http://www.jillsinlioncity.wordpress.com

Karen Knee (Ph.D. Candidate in Geological & Environmental Sciences), Ecuador: Karen will assess water quality in streams in the northwestern Ecuadorian Andes and investigate how these results relate to urban development, agriculture, and mining.

http://botasdegoma.wordpress.com/

Amy Kwon (B.S. in Biomechanical Engineering, ‘10), South Korea ETA: Amy will teach English in an elementary school in Korea and conduct a side project learning about Korean philosophies of health care.

http://lifeafterstanford.blogspot.com

Andrew Plan (B.A. in Human Biology, ‘10), Philippines: Andrew will evaluate school-based deworming programs in the islands of Luzon and explore the issues facing current implementation of these initiatives.

http://aplan.tumblr.com

Nikhil Saralkar (M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, ‘10), India: To help address the electricity needs of rural India, Nikhil’s project will develop distributed renewable electricity generation systems for villages in Maharashtra.

http://grameenurja.blogspot.com

Sonja Swanson (B.A. '10) South Korea ETA: Sonja will teach English in a school in Korea and conduct a side project.

sonjaoverseas.blogspot.com

Molly Vallor (Ph.D. Candidate in Japanese Literature), Japan: Molly will translate and comment on the poetry of Zen Buddhist monk and teacher Muso Soseki, with attention to the interplay between religion and poetics.

http://chirpingatdusk.wordpress.com/

 

 

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