Geography Colloquium Schedule

2:30 pm, American Geographical Society Library
3rd floor, Golda Meir Library
Unless otherwise noted

Spring 2009

Friday, January 30th

Jonathan Hanes, Dissertation Proposal, UWM Geography
"Examining the Spring Phenology of a Northern Mixed Forest at Multiple Scales"

Friday, February 6th

AGS Academic Adventurers Series
Presentation begins at 3:00pm
Krystyna Matusiak, Digital Collections Librarian, UWM Libraries
"Building the First Digital Archive in Mongolia"

Friday, February 13th

Dr. Carla Lois, McColl Research Fellow
"Inventing the Argentinean territory: Maps that created the geography of a nation"

Friday, February 20th

Rich Shaker, Dissertation Proposal, UWM Geography
"Sustainability, Landscapes, and Human Behavior: A Case Study of Dobrogrea, Romania"
Greg Rybarczyk, Dissertation Proposal, UWM Geography
"Bicycle Travel Demand Forecasting Using Geographic Information Systems and Agent Based Modeling."

Friday, February 27th

Christopher Schroeder, Dissertation Research, UWM Geography
"Regulation of Queer(ed) Youth and Spaces of Potential Resistance"

Friday, March 6th

Jonathan Burkham, Dissertation Proposal, UWM Geography
"Remittance Led Development Strategies and the Political Rescaling of Mexico"
Katie Williams, Thesis Research, UWM Geography
"Volunteers in Milwaukee County Parks: A critical examination of the role of volunteers in managing parks"

Friday, March 13th

Sandra Zupan, Dissertation Research, UWM Geography
"Assessing Environmental Justice and the Community Empowerment Process: Low-Income Deindustrialized Neighborhoods in Milwaukee, Wisconsin"

Friday, March 20th

No colloquium - Spring break

Friday, March 27th

AGS Academic Adventurers Series (AAG Week)
Presentation begins at 3:00 pm
Dr. Jacques Du Plessis, Professor, School of Information Studies
"Visual Insights into Africa: Research and Experience Around HIV and Poverty."

Friday, April 3rd

Yixuan Zhang, Thesis Research, UWM Geography
"The inner-city redevelopment in post-socialist Shanghai"
Brendan Vierk, Thesis Research: UWM Geography
"The Influence of Landforms on Forest Succession in the Karst of North Central Puerto Rico"

Friday, April 10th

The Scholar and the Library Series
Rashi Sharma, UWM Department of Geography, Recipient of the Chancellor's Golda Meir Library Scholar Award (TIME AND LOCATION: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Room E281, UWM Libraries, Second Floor, East Wing)

Friday, April 17th

Spring 2009 Harold Mayer Lecture
Sustaining Cities: Urban Lost and Found Conference
Hefter Conference Center, 4:30pm
Dr. Jennifer Wolch, Department of Geography, University of Southern California

Friday, April 24th

Geri Weinstein-Breunig, Dissertation Research, UWM Geography
"Urban Nature in Milwaukee: What is it? What Does It Mean? Why Does It Matter?"

Friday, May 1st

Graduation and Awards Ceremony