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2017
Thursday, June 1st
1:00 PM

Resisting Language Shift in Polk County, Oregon: Bilingualism among Young Mexican-Americans

Jeanne Kate McCaslin, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica: Aligning Tourists’ Interests with Local Development

Jessica Mylan, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Knitting in 21st Century America: The Culture and Ideology of Knitting Groups in Rural Oregon

Robin Roemer, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Conflict and Tension in Bristol Bay: The Case of Social Indifference Among and Toward Seasonal Cannery Workers in Alaska

Sandra Gonzales, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:15 PM

Hungry Amidst Plenty: Understanding Food Insecurity in Rural Oregon

Rebecca Hardgrave, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Mainstreaming Halal: A Growing Niche Market in an Oregon University Town

Elliot Paulson, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Balancing Family Life in the New Economy: Single Mothers in West Valley Communities, Yamhill County, Oregon

Kaylea Vandewettering, Western Oregon University

WUC Willamette Room

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM