Geography Colloquium Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, the colloquium series presentations are held in the American Geographical Society Library of the Golda Meir Library at 3:00pm

Fall 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011

Introduction to series/meet and greet

Friday, September 16, 2011

Nancy Obermeyer, Geography, Indiana State University
"Ethics for GIS Professionals"

Friday, September 23, 2011

AGS Academic Adventurers Series, AGS Library, 3:00pm
Larry Kuiper, French, Italian, and Comparative Literature, UW-Milwaukee
"The Southern Cantal: Exploring a Rural Crossroads in France"

Friday, September 30, 2011

Open Date (Pedagogy Workshop)

Friday, October 7, 2011

Harold and Florence Mayer Lecturer, AGS Library, 3:00pm
Andrew Herod, Geography, University of Georgia
"Labor union organizing strategies in early 21st century USA"

Friday, October 14, 2011

Nick Padilla, Ph.D. Candidate, Geography, UW-Milwaukee
"Eradicating the spaces of coca culture: Mapping coca(ine) in Southern Colombia" (PhD Proposal)

Friday, October 21, 2011


Friday, October 28, 2011

Hyejin Yoon, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography UWM
"Cartoons go global; internal and external linkages of animated film production"

Friday, November 4, 2011

AGS Academic Adventurers Series, AGS Library, 3:00pm
Lindsay McHenry, Geosciences, UW-Milwaukee
"Bones and Stones: Using the Volcanic Record of Northern Tanzania to Contstrain Hominid Activities at Olduvai Gorge"

Friday, November 11, 2011

West Lakes AAG – No Geography Colloquium

Wednesday, November 16, 8:30am-4:00pm

Luncheon Speaker
Rob Glazier, Healthcare Planning & Research, Walgreens
"GIS from a Business User's Perspective"
For more information on workshops and presentation visit the "GIS Day Website".

Thursday, November 17, 1:30pm

Geography/GIS Symposium (Event Flyer)
John P. Wilson, Geography, University of Southern California
"The Spatial Sciences, Society, Environment and Health"
Mei-Po Kwan, Distinguished Professor of Geography, Ohio State University
"On Linking Health and Geography"
American Geographical Society Library (3rd floor G. Meir Library)
Reception to follow at 3:30pm

The purpose of this symposium is to highlight Geography/GIS contributions to research in Freshwater Science and Public Health, and to inform and engage administrators and faculty members across the UWM campus.

Friday, November 25, 2011

No colloquium - Thanksgiving Break

Friday, December 2, 2011

Professional Development Workshop

Friday, December 9, 2011

Rodney Ranken, M.A. Candidate, Geography, UW-Milwaukee
"The Socio-economic Sustainability of the Lindsay Heights Redevelopment Project" (M.A. Thesis)