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"External Threats: Tracing the Emergence of Disaster Nationalism in Sri Lanka" - Vivian Choi
"External Threats: Tracing the Emergence of Disaster Nationalism in Sri Lanka" - Vivian Choi
WhenWednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationDenny Hall (DEN)
Campus room313
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsDepartment of Anthropology
Description

Vivian Choi, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at St. Olaf College

Professor Choi conducts research focused on the political, environmental, and technological facets of disasters. Her current book project examines the intersections of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the decades-long civil war which ended in 2009 in Sri Lanka. She is currently developing a new project on climate change and sea surface warming in the Indian Ocean basin.

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