COLLOQUIA 2020-2021


University of California, Berkeley
2020-2021 Calendar

Friday, August 28

       2020-2021 Organizing Meeting
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Friday, September 4

        A Conversation with the editors of The Ethnography of Tourism:
              Edward Bruner and Beyond

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Friday, September 11

        Colloquium featuring Matilde Córdoba Azcárate
        (Department of Communications, University of California, San Diego)
        Title: Stuck with Tourism: Space, Power, and Labor in Contemporary Yucatán
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Friday, September 25

        Colloquium featuring Bert Gordon
        (Professory Emeritus, History, Mills College)
        Title: Monuments, Memory, and Tourism
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Friday, October 9

        Colloquium featuring Shayan Lallani
        (PhD Candidate, History, University of Ottawa)
        Title: Caribbean Cultural Encounters in Early-to-Mid-Twentieth Century
                Cruise Ship Tourism

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Friday, October 23

        Colloquium featuring Yujie Zhu
        (Senior Lecturer, Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies,
               Australian National University)
        Title: Memory, Homecoming and the Politics of Diaspora Tourism in China
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Friday, November 20

        Colloquium featuring Yanqie Wei
        (Ph.D. Candidate, Minzu University of China, Beijing
               and Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley)
        Title: Colonialism and Nationalism in Taiwan museums:
               The National Taiwan Museum, the National History Museum
               and the Taiwan National Museum

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Friday, December 4

        Colloquium featuring Gregory Fayard
        (PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley)
        Title: Seeing the World and Finding Yourself: Shifting Notions in Chinese Travel
                Cruise Ship Tourism

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Friday, December 11

        Mini-Symposium featuring Yang Yang, Dean MacCannell, David Stein
        Title: Tourism and COVID-19
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Friday, December 18

        Colloquium featuring Scott MacLeod
        Title: Creating a Realistic Virtual Earth for Tourism and Tourism Studies
                with Actual-Virtual Harbin Hot Springs: A Case Study

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Friday, January 29

        Spring 2021 Organizing Meeting
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Friday, February 5

        Colloquium featuring Yannis MIchaelides
        Title: The Prevailing Impact of Mental Health on Global Tourism & Culture
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Friday, February 12

        Colloquium featuring Edgar Alexandre da Cunha Bernardo
        Title: Impacts and Perception of Cultural Heritage: The Black Pottery of the
                Douro Region, Portugal

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Friday, February 19

        Colloquium featuring Ngan Phan
        Title: Tourist Experience of Authenticity at Vietnam War Sites
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Friday, February 26

        Colloquium featuring Yunzi Zhang
        Title: Who am I and Who Should I Be? - The Issues of Constructing a Tourism
                Destination Identity of the Northern Mariana Islands
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Friday, March 5

        Colloquium featuring K.H. Frankie Fan
        Title: Tourism and the 'Indigeneity’ Debate in Taman Negara, Malaysia
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Friday, March 12

        Colloquium featuring Filipa Fernandes
        Title: “Tourists Have Fled!” Reflections on Touristification in Lisbon, Portugal
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Friday, March 19

        Colloquium featuring Robin DeLugan
        Title: “How Nations Grapple with their Difficult Pasts: Public Sites of Historical
                Memory and the Tourist Gaze"

        [read more]

Friday, April 2 (Note special time, 2-4PM)

        Colloquium featuring Lina Tegtmeyer
        Title: Scientific Notations: Visual Semantics of Drawing and Photography
                in Scientific Research, Proposing a New Method of Drawing and Photography
                for Field Work Notes

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Friday, April 9

        Colloquium featuring Xianghong Feng
        Title: The Art of (Not) Being Governed: Village Governance and
                Tourism Development in a Miao Village in China
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Friday, April 16

        Colloquium featuring Tami Blumenfield
        Title: Impacts of Tourism on Health, Wellness, and Perceptions of Health
                in Mosuo Communities of Southwest China

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Friday, April 23

        Colloquium featuring Helen Kapstein
         Title: The Virtual Island: Remote Tourism on Robben Island
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Friday, May 7

        Colloquium featuring Thomas Apchain
         Title: When Authenticity Leads to Avoidance. A Microethnography of Favela-Tours
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