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Schedule of Colloquia and Events

 

Spring 2016 Schedule:

 

THE 7th ANNUAL METEOROLOGICAL SYMPOSIUM
12:00 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Ohio University Athens Campus

 

More events coming soon!

 


 

FALL 2015 Schedule:

 

Ryan Phillips (Meteorologist, WTVJ Miami)
“From Bobcat to Broadcast Meteorologist”
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, September 11, 2015
Clippinger 119

 

Philip McMichael (Sociology, Cornell University)
“The Food Regime as a Lens on Global Development"
Guest lecture in GEOG 3/5290 World Economic Geography
9:00-10:20 am
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Clippinger 119

 

John Krygier (Geology and Geography, Ohio Wesleyan University)
“Making and UnMaking Maps”
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, September 18, 2015
Clippinger 119

 

Matthew Rosen (Sociology and Anthropology, Ohio University)
“Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City”
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, November 6, 2015
Clippinger 119

 

Melissa Keeley (Geography, George Washington University)
Title TBD
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2015
Clippinger 119

 


 

LAST YEAR'S EVENTS:

 

AUSTIN TROY, University of Colorado-Denver
Urban Energy Metabolism:Causes, Consequences and Solutions for Hungry Cities
Co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Sustainability Theme
12:00-1:00 pm
Friday, April 10, 2015
Baker 231

 

GEOFEST 2015
6:00-9:00 pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015
OU Inn

 

THE SIXTH ANNUAL METEOROLOGICAL SYMPOSIUM
12:00-5:00 pm
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Walter Hall 235

 

CHRIS POST, Kent State University
(Dis)Regarding Violence and Difference in the Commemorative Landscape
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Friday, March 20, 2015
Clippinger 119 

 

YVETTE RICHARDSON, Pennsylvania State University
Our Current Understanding of Tornadic Storms
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Friday, March 13, 2015
Clippinger 119

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

5th ANNUAL METEOROLOGICAL SYMPOSIUM
12pm-5pm
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Walter 235
 

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

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