Geography Colloquium Schedule

Location: American Geographical Society Library, Golda Meir Library (unless otherwise noted).
Time: Geography Colloquium Talks begin at 2:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).
Related events (not part of the colloquium series) are indicated in italics.
AGSL Academic Adventures begin at 3:00 pm

Spring 2012

Friday, January 27, 2012

Mark D. Schwartz, Distiguished Professor of Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“Plant Phenology: From Individuals to Continental-Scale,” in conjunction with Dept. of Physics Colloquium
Physics - Room 135, 3:00 PM

Friday, February 3, 2012

Ryan B. Holifield, Assistant Professor, Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“The EPA's ‘environmental justice community’ as an object of knowledge, government, and controversy.”

Friday, February 10, 2012

AGSL Academic Adventures:
Nan Kim, Department of History, UW-Milwaukee
“Korean Cosmopolitanism”

Friday, February 24, 2012

AAG Meetings: No Colloquium

Friday, March 2, 2012

AGSL Academic Adventures:
Marcus Filippello, Department of History, UW-Milwaukee
“Sub-Saharan Africa: Research in Benin”

Friday, March 9, 2012

Frederick E. Nelson, Department of Geography, University of Delaware
“The Advancement of Exploration Along Scientific Lines: American Geographical Society Involvements in Arctic Exploration, 1851-1950”

Friday, March 16, 2012

Isaac Park, Ph.D. Candidate in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“Bridging Spatial, Temporal, and Morphological Barriers using Herbarium-Based Phenology”

Friday, March 23, 2012

Spring Break: No Colloquium

Friday, March 30, 2012

Alarico Fernandes, M.A. Student in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“The Millennium Villages Project across Africa, a new paradigm in Development?: An examination of Mbola in Tanzania and Sauri in Kenya.”

Friday, April 6, 2012

Ryan Covington, Ph.D. Candidate in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
Ph.D. Proposal, “Race to the bottom: science, nature and the fixity of capital in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project”
Gregg Culver, Ph.D. Candidate in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
Ph.D. Proposal, “Interrogating the Essentialization of the Car: Case Studies in Automobility and Multimodality”

Friday, April 13, 2012

Harold and Florence Mayer Lecturer, AGS Library
Dr. Jan Monk, University of Arizona
“The Normal Way: Exploring The Career Paths of Early Women Geographers.”

Friday, April 20, 2012

Rong Yu, Ph.D. Dissertation, Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“Tracking Spring and Autumn Phenological Responses to Microclimate Variations in an Urban Setting”

Friday, April 27, 2012

Carrie Philpott, M.A. Student in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“‘Sí yo, yo cuento’: Making space as Latina and Latina immigrant activists in Milwaukee, Wisconsin”
Anke Keuser, M.S. Student in Geography, UW-Milwaukee
“Effects of urban areas on precipitation scenarios: a case study of Milwaukee, Wisconsin”

Friday, May 4, 2012

Geog 600: Undergraduate Research Presentations (times TBA)