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Schedule of Colloquia and Events


FALL 2014 Schedule:


LAKSHMAN YAPA*, Pennsylvania State University
A New Social Theory of Poverty
3:30-4:30 pm
September 12, 2014
Baker Center Theater

*Dr. Yapa is a guest speaker for the Wealth & Poverty theme.


TIM ANDERSON, Ohio University
Organized Habsburg Colonization in the Romanian Banat, 1718-1787: The Planned Rectilinear Villages of the Donauschwaben
3:05-4:00 pm
September 19, 2014
Clippinger 119


JON BARNETT, University of Melbourne
Climate Change and Human Security: Key Findings from the 5th Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
3:05-4:30 pm
October 10, 2014
Walter Hall 235


WILLIAM G. MOSELEY, Macalester College
Problems with the Ricardian Food Security Dream: Botswana's Conundrum of Growth with Hunger
3:05-4:00 pm
October 24, 2014
Walter 235


BRYAN MARK, Ohio State University
Climate Change and Glaciers in Peru: Hydrologic Transformations and Social Vulnerabilities
3:05-4:00 pm
November 7, 2014
Clippinger 119


Spring 2015 Schedule:


CHRIS POST, Kent State University
Title TBD
3:05-4:00 pm
February 20, 2015

YVETTE RICHARDSON, Pennsylvania State University
Title TBD
3:05-4:00 pm
March 27, 2015


AUSTIN TROY, University of Colorado-Denver
Title TBD
3:05-4:00 pm
April 10, 2015

2013-14 EVENTS:


AMY ROCK, Ohio University
The “Appalachian Problem”: A Fresh Perspective
3:05-4:00 pm
Friday, February 21, 2014
Clippinger 119


Do institutional solutions for poverty alleviation outperform informal ones?
Sponsored by the Wealth and Poverty Theme
1:30 pm
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Baker Center Theater

DANIEL SUI, Ohio State University
Crowdsourcing Geographic Knowledge: VGI, Social Media, and Beyond
3:05-4:00 pm
Friday, March 21, 2014
Clippinger 119


Saturday, March 29, 2014
Walter 235

RINKU ROY CHOWDHURY, Indiana University
Is Urbanization Homogenizing America? Comparing Residential Landscapes across Social and Biophysical Gradients
3:05-4:00 pm
Friday, April 4, 2014
Clippinger 119


SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press
Too Hot to Handle: What climate change is doing and why we don’t pay attention
5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Baker Center 240


6:00-9:00 pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014
OU Inn


MARCIA ENGLAND, Miami University
Geographies of Bodies in Reality TV
Friday, September 13, 2013
3:05-4:00 pm
Clippinger 119


The Seed Underground, A Growing Revolution to Save Seed
Discussion and Book Signing (Co-sponsored with The Common Experience Project on Sustainability and the Environmental Studies Program)
Monday, October 7
7 p.m.
Walter 235


OUCAMS Outreach Event - Nelsonville-York 5th Graders
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Students will visit Weather Station and Scalia Lab, participate in activities in Clippinger, and watch a severe weather presentation in Morton 237


RYAN FOGT, Ohio University
Off the Charts: Understanding Antarctic Climate Change from the Perspective of the Regional Atmospheric Circulation
Friday, October 18, 2013
3:05-4:00 pm
Clippinger 119


GEOFF DABELKO, Ohio University
Backdraft: The Conflict and Peacebuilding Potential from Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
Friday, November 1, 2013
3:05-4:00 pm
Walter 145


LONNIE THOMPSON, Ohio State University
Climate Change: The Evidence, People and Our Options
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
7 pm
Walter Rotunda