Geography Colloquium Schedule

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

Spring 2010

Friday, January 29th

Jonathan Hanes, Geography, UW-Milwaukee, PhD Research
"Comparing Surface and Satellite Measurements of Spring Vegetation Growth in a Mixed Forest"

Friday, February 5th

Greg Rybarczyk, Geography, UW-Milwaukee, PhD Research

Friday, February 12th

AGS Academic Adventurers Series, 3:00pm
Jim Lubner, UW Sea Grant Advisory Services
"The Denis Sullivan in the Bahamas: Connecting Wisconsin Students to Sea & Sail."

Friday, February 19th

Matt Wilson, Geography, Ball State University
"Coding Community: Geographic Information Technologies and Mappings of the City Street"

Friday, February 26th

No colloquium – Department closed due to furlough

Friday, March 5th, 3:00pm

AGS Academic Adventurers Series
Val Klump, Great Lakes Water Institute, UW-Milwaukee
"Adventures of a Great Lakes Limnologist"

Friday, March 12th, 3:00pm

David Morgan, History, UW-Madison
"Iran's Mongol Experience"
Sponsored by the Middle Eastern and North African Studies Certificate Program

Friday, March 19th

I-Hui Lin, Geography, UW-Milwaukee, PhD Proposal
"Analyzing Urban Park System Using Statistical and Spatial Models"
Akarath Soukhaphon, Geography, UW-Milwaukee, MA Research
"The Long Road Home": The Role of Place-making and Community Building in the Reconstruction of Lao Identity"

Friday, March 26th

No colloquium – Spring Break

Friday, April 2nd

Center for 21st Century Studies
Barney Warf, Geography, University of Kansas
"Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Geographical Imaginations"
Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography, Geographic Information Sciences Council, and American Geographical Society Library

Friday, April 9th, 3:00pm

AGS Academic Adventurers Series
Norman Lasca, Geosciences, UW-Milwaukee
"The Backside of Antarctica: From the Falklands to Australia"

Friday, April 16th

No colloquium (AAG)

Friday, April 23rd

Geri Weinstein-Breunig, Geography, UW-Milwaukee, PhD Research
A socio-cultural perspective on community-based environmental planning: A case study of Lincoln Village, Milwaukee Wisconsin

Friday, April 30th

Spring 2010 Harold and Florence Mayer Lecturer
Mei-Po Kwan, Geography, Ohio State University
Analysis of Time-Space Behavior in the Urban Context: Geovisualization and Geocomputational Approaches

Friday, May 7th

Department Graduation Ceremony

If you are interested in presenting a Geography Department Colloquium, please contact Ryan Holifield ( )