Interview with Kathleen Gutierrez

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Kathleen Gutierrez on the Politics of Plant Nomenclature in the Philippines

Philip Cerepak and Galen Poor interview Kathleen Gutierrez about the politics of nomenclature and binomial naming systems for plants in the Philippines during the early twentieth century. Learn about colonialism and science, the relationship between local and Western naming systems, and how Filipino scientists attuned themselves to global naming conventions for plants.

Kathleen Gutierrez is a PhD candidate at the University of California-Berkeley, in the Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies.

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