Geography Colloquium Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, the colloquium series presentations are held in the American Geographical Society Library of the Golda Meir Library 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

Fall 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Department of Geography Meet and Greet

Friday, September 12, 2014

Harold and Florence Mayer Lecture
Daniel Sui
, Ohio State University, Department of Geography
"Rethinking geographic research and education in the age of open science"

Friday, September 19, 2014

Leah Horowitiz, Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin (Associate Professor, Hawaii Pacific University)
"Grassroots environmental governance in the Anthropocene: Community engagements with industry, from the South Pacific to Northern Wisconsin."

Friday, September 26, 2014

AGSL Academic Adventurers Series
William Huxhold
, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Urban Planning
"GIS Comes to Kazakhstan"

Friday, October 3, 2014

Robert Schneider, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Urban Planning
"Geographic Foundations of Sustainable Transportation: How Understanding Spatial Relationships can help Improve Walking and Bicycling"

Friday, October 10, 2014

Katie Williams, Dissertation Research Presentation

Friday, October 17, 2014

Nigel Rothfels, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Director of Undergraduate Research
and Dick Blau, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts (Film)
"Elephant House"

Friday, October 24, 2014

C21 Lecture Series (note - start time at 3:30pm and Curtin Hall location)
Wendy Brown, Political Science, UC-Berkeley
"Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism and Political Life"
Curtin Hall 175

Friday, October 31, 2014

Yui Hashimoto, Dissertation Proposal Presentation

Friday, November 7, 2014

Renee Walker, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Public Health
"Disparities in Neighborhood Access to Food and the Implications for Health Outcomes"

Friday, November 14, 2014

AGSL Academic Adventurers Lecture Series (note - start time at 3:00pm)
Jean Creighton, Director, Manfred Olson Planetarium, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Adventure in the Stratosphere"

Friday, November 21, 2014

Graduate Student Workshop

Friday, November 28, 2014

No colloquium – Thanksgiving Recess

Friday, December 5, 2014

West Lakes Lecture
Sarah Moore
, University of Wisconsin, Department of Geography
"The Hazardous Waste Trade in North America: Addressing methodological and conceptual shortcomings in current explanation"

Friday, December 12, 2014

Geography 600 Undergraduate Research Symposium