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Schedule of Colloquia and Events


Spring 2016 Schedule:


Ben Sperry (Civil Engineering, Ohio University)

"A Brief History of U.S. Transportation Policy and Planning"


Friday, January 29, 2016

Clippinger 119


Harold Perkins (Geography, Ohio University)

"Killing One Trout to Save Another: A Hegemonic Political Ecology of Aquatic Ecological Networks"


Friday, February 12, 2016

Clippinger 119


Roger Aden (Communication Studies, Ohio University)

"Places in the Heart: Adults Remembering their Favorite Childhood Places"


Friday, March 11, 2016

Clippinger 119


12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Ohio University, Walter Hall
Athens Campus


Dawn Bowen (Geography, University of Mary Washington)

"Heritage Tourism in Raleigh, Newfoundland: Where the Road Less Traveled Ends"

2:00 to 2:55 p.m.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Porter 104


Geofest 2016

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

OU Inn, Cutler Ballroom



FALL 2015 Schedule:


Ryan Phillips (Meteorologist, WTVJ Miami)
“From Bobcat to Broadcast Meteorologist”
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, September 11, 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)
"Perspectives on the Use of Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management in Cleveland and Milwaukee"
4:10-5:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2015
Clippinger 119





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


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


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.


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


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


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