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Environmental Affairs Event at the Chinese Garden

Date: 7:00pm PDT October 16, 2012 Location: Portland Chinese Garden

Portland Chinese Garden

Enjoy the evening at the beautiful Lan Su Chinese Garden with alumni, parents, faculty, and students. Meet East Asian Studies and Environmental Studies students and faculty, who will be showcasing their research posters, and enjoy a live gamelan performance.

This event is part of the 15th Annual Environmental Affairs Symposium, the theme of which is “Environmental Entanglements Across the Pacific.”

Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m.

Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 NW Everett St
Portland, OR
Click here for a map.

Desserts and cash bar.

Most of the garden’s buildings and walkways are covered. Outdoor areas will be tented and heated for the event.

Enjoy research posters from students and faculty, including:
Clare Eisenberg ’13 - “The Paradoxes of Ecotourism: a Case Study in China’s Yunnan Province.”
Zach Holz ’12 - “Portland’s Prestige Ecosystems and the Competition for World-City Status: A History of Three Gardens.”
Yu-Tzu (Grace) Huang ’16 - “Taiwan’s Air Pollution According to Whom?”
Majel Kong ’13 - “The Unsinkable Citizens: State Policy and Peasant Migrants under the Reform Era, China.”
Laura Nash ’13 - “Framing Cultural Differences with National Parks and Landscape Painting.”
Dawn Odell, Associate Professor of Art and Art History - “Classical Chinese Gardens and Landscapes of the Mind.”
Thao Tran ’13 - “Vietnam’s Disappearing Wild Species.”
Matthew Wong ’16 - “Forest Replacement by Oil Palm, Malaysia.”

Event Registration

This event is free.

Call Alumni & Parent Programs main line at 503.768.7950 if you encounter any problems with the online registration or have any questions.

More on the Environmental Affairs Symposium

For more information on this year’s symposium, which is a collaboration between the Environmental Studies and East Asian Studies Departments, including schedule, speakers, and locations, visit the main symposium page.