Geography Colloquium Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, the colloquium series presentations are held in the American Geographical Society Library of the Golda Meir Library 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

Spring 2014

Friday, January 24, 2014

Rob Nixon, English, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"This Brief Multitude: The Anthropocene Epoch in the Age of Disparity"
3:30 pm, Curtin 175

Friday, January 31, 2014

Welcome back Gathering
Bolton 487

Friday, February 7, 2014

Kate M. Nelson, UWM Chief Sustainability Officer
TBA

Friday, February 14, 2014

AGSL Academic Adventurers Lecture Series (note – start time at 3:00pm)
Tim Hathaway, Assistant Director for China Initiatives, UWM Center for International Education
“Falling In and Out of Love with China: An American Voice in China’s Print Media”

Friday, February 21, 2014

UWM Department of Geography Westlakes Lecturer
Nik Theodore, University of Illinois-Chicago, Urban Planning and Policy
“Generative Work: Day Laborers' Freirean Praxis”

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Ryan Covington, Dissertation Research
"Estimating errors: the politics of environmental impact assessment along the Savannah River."

Friday, March 7, 2014

AGSL Academic Adventurers Lecture Series (note – start time at 3:00pm)
Margaret Fraiser, Associate Professor, UWM Department of Geosciences
“A Global Geologic Exploration of life after Earth’s Largest Mass Extinction.”

Friday, March 14, 2014

UWM Department of Geography Harold and Florence Mayer Lecture
Audrey Kobayashi, Queen’s University, Department of Geography
"Beyond the Chicago School: Urban Geography’s Revisionist Past."

Friday, March 21, 2014

No Colloquium – Spring Recess

Friday, March 28, 2014

Nick Schuelke, Thesis Research
“Socioecological transformations of urban rivers: Exploring future visions of river restoration along Milwaukee’s Kinnickinnic River.”

Friday, April 4, 2014

Gregg Culver, Dissertation Research
“Recommitting to the car: the politics of multi-modal transportation in Wisconsin”

Friday, April 11, 2014

No Colloquium - AAGs

Friday, April 18, 2014

Wei Huang, Dissertation Research
"Spatial Dimension of Tower Karst and Cockpit Karst: A Case Study of Guilin, China"

Friday, April 25, 2014

Jana Viel, Thesis research
"Factors Driving Occupancy of Common Nighthawks (Chordeiles minor) in Human-Dominated Landscapes: A Citizen Science-Based Study in Southeastern Wisconsin"
Wei Xu, Thesis research
"Developing population grid with demographic trait: an example for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin."

Friday, May 2, 2014

UWM Department of Geography Harold and Florence Mayer Lecture
Bill Woods, University of Kansas, Department of Geography
“PreEuropean Amazonian Populations”

Friday, May 9, 2014

Geography 600 Undergraduate Research Symposium