Colloquium Schedule

3:00 pm, American Geographical Society Library
3rd floor, Golda Meir Library
Unless otherwise noted

Fall 2008

Friday, September 12th

No colloquium

Friday, September 19th

Academic Adventure Series in the AGS
Ewa Barczyk, Director of Libraries; Christopher Baruth, Curator, AGS Library, and Neal Pease, Professor of History
"Georgia on My Mind: How Four Academics Absorbed the Culture, Toured the Countryside, Tasted the Wine, Opened an Exhibition and Fled the Russian Tanks"

Friday, September 26th

Workshop: Presenting and Publishing Your Research

Friday, October 3rd

Academic Adventure Series in the AGS
William Roselle, Library Director, Retired, Golda Meir Library
"A Moving Experience: The Historic Move of the AGS Library 30 Years Ago"

Friday, October 10th

Dr. Ghada Masri, UWM Institute for Global Studies
Re-narrating the City: Tourism, Identity and Sectarian Conflict in Beirut

Friday, October 17th

Ashley Adair, Master's Degree Research

Friday, October 24th

Academic Adventure Series in the AGS
Dr. Nigel Rothfels, Director of Undergraduate Research, UWM
"In Search of Germans, Butterflies, and History in Papua New Guinea"

Friday, October 31st

Dr. Ryan Holifield, UWM Department of Geography
Environmental justice and Lake Michigan Areas of Concern.
Dr. Kristin Sziarto, UWM Department of Geography
The Uneven Landscape of Immigrant Regulation and Resistance: Genealogies of Local Ordinances

Friday, November 7th

Dr. Dale Splinter, UW-Whitewater Department of Geography
Ecoregions, drainage basins, and stream channels of eastern Oklahoma

Friday, November 14th

No colloquium Attend GIS Day events on Nov. 19th

Friday, November 21th

Mayer Lecture
Dr. Lawrence Knopp, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Race, Gender, and Venereal Biopower in Wartime Seattle

Friday, December 5th

Dr. Ellen J. Amster, UWM Department of History
Saints and the Islamic City: Geographies of the Sacred in Fes, Morocco

If you are interested in presenting a Geography Department Colloquium, please contact Ryan Holifield ( holifiel@uwm.edu )