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Schedule of Colloquia and Events

 

Spring 2014 Events:

 

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

 

MIKE GOLDBERG, World Bank
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

 

5th ANNUAL METEOROLOGICAL SYMPOSIUM
12pm-5pm
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

 

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

 

 

FALL 2013 Events:

 

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

 

JANISSE RAY, Author
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

 

2012-13 EVENTS:

 

BRAD SHELLITO, Youngstown State
Campus, Cities, and Cars Too: Using 3D Visualization and GIS
September 7, 2012

 

MAJORS FAIR 2012
October 2, 2012

 

NEIL PEDERSON - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
The Centennial Legacy of Two Flaps of a Black Swan in Late-Holocene Broadleaf Forests
October 5, 2012

 

THOMAS SCHMIDLIN, Kent State
Tornado fatalities: What more can we do?
October 19, 2012

 

BAE_GYOON PARK - Seoul National University (Sponsored by Geography and Asian Studies)
Territorial Politics and the Rise of a Construction-oriented State in South Korea
October 23, 2012

 

LARRY ROVER, RA Consultants, LLC (Geography Club Speaker)
GIS in Business
October 26, 2012

 

MICHAEL WIDENER, University of Cincinnati
Opportunities and Challenges in Simulating Spatial Social Systems: or all of my models are wrong but I hope they're useful!
November 16, 2012

 

Student Appreciation Pizza Party
12 pm, Friday, December 7, 2012

 

BRADLEY WILSON, West Virginia University
Bitter Grounds: Fair Trade Coffee, the Quality Fetish and Uneven Development in Nicaragua
March 1, 2013

 

THE 4TH ANNUAL METEOROLOGICAL SYMPOSIUM
Exploring Outside the Boundaries of Your Daily Forecast
(presented by the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society)
March 16, 2013

 

KEN FOOTE, University of Colorado at Boulder
Memorialization of US College and University Tragedies: Spaces of Mourning and Remembrance
March 19, 2013

 

 

JOHN AGNEW (UCLA) Co-sponsored by Department of Geography and Phi Beta Kappa
The Politics of the World Water Problem

March 25, 2013

 

GEOFF BUCKLEY at OHIO UNIVERSITY SCIENCE CAFE

Urban Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century

April 3, 2013

 

GEOFEST 2013
April 18, 2013

 

MARINA PETERSON, Ohio University

Mine Maps and Moonshine: Working With the Past in Appalachian Ohio
April 19, 2013

 

GAURAV SINHA, Ohio University
Using principles of geospatial ontology to explore scientific and naïve conceptualizations of the landscape
April 26, 2013