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UHM Alum Dr. Anthony Medrano returns to give talk

Dr. Anthony Medrano (MA, Asian Studies 2007) will return to the University of Hawaii to give a talk entitled “Ocean History as Inter-Asia History”. See the event page for more information.

photo of Dr. Anthony Medrano

Dr. Medrano, defended his doctoral dissertation at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in May. He accepted a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University where he is a Ziff Environmental Fellow for 2017-2019. He plans to revise his dissertation for publication and commence a second project on the edible ocean in the age of climate change. Looking specifically at how Southeast Asian publics adapted their food cultures to shifting supplies of ocean produce, Anthony hopes to historicize local understandings of and responses to marine environmental change in the long twentieth century