Fall 2018 Geography & Atmospheric Science Colloquium Series

This special colloquium series brings local, regional, and national speakers from a variety of organizations to address students, faculty, and the public on topics related to geography and atmospheric science. All are welcome to attend. Colloquiums are generally held on Fridays at 4:00 p.m., in 317 Lindley Hall, with a “meet & greet” (with refreshments) prior to the colloquium at 3:30 p.m. in 205 Lindley Hall. Note: schedule is subject to change. 

August 24, 2018 - Sam Henkin, KU Geography Ph.D. candidate
"Making the Case for a Critical Geographies of Non-Lethal Weapons"

August 31, 2018 - Barney Warf, professor, KU Geography and Atmospheric Science

September 7, 2018 - Special time: 3pm - Kenichi Matsuoka, Norwegian Polar Institute

September 14, 2018 - TBA 

September 21, 2018 - Dory Tuininga, co-sponsored by the Center for Global and International Studies

September 28, 2018 - David Smith and Eric Hanley, KU Sociology

October 5, 2018 - Katie Barnhart, CSU

October 12, 2018 - Natalie Koch, Syracuse University

October 19, 2018 - Paul Adams, University of Texas

October 26, 2018 - Austin Charron, Ph.D. candidate, KU Geography & Atmospheric Science 

November 2, 2018 - Majid Hannoum, KU Anthropology

November 9, 2018 - TBA

November 16, 2018 - Stacey White, KU Urban Planning

November 23, 2018 - No colloquium over Thanksgiving break

November 30, 2018 - Mohan Ramamurthy

Spring 2018 Geography & Atmospheric Science Colloquium Series 

January 19, 2018 - Judith Turk, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska
Special joint colloquium with KU Geology
"The Pedagogy of Pedology: Advancing Learning in Soil Science"

January 26, 2018 - Steve Egbert, Department of Geography & Atmospheric Science, University of Kansas, 
and Kansas Biological Survey, Kansas Applied Remote Sensing
"Mapping Native Land Allotments: Uncovering Patterns and Discovering Processes"

February 2, 2018 - Deborah McGregor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
"Indigenous Environmental Justice, Knowledge and Law"

February 9, 2018 - Dr. Patrick Mucia, Seed Bank Coordinator, Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute (IMAP), Guatamala ​
"Sé la Semilla del Cambio - Be the Seed of Change"

February 16, 2018 - Nicole Reiz, College Office of Graduate Affairs University of Kansas
"Career Exploration and Preparation Best Practices for Graduate Students in Geography and Atmospheric Science"

February 23, 2018 - Corey Johnson, Department of Geography, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

March 2, 2018 - Faculty Panel on Career Paths and Skills

March 9, 2018 - Jacob Fowles, School of Public Affairs and Administration, University of Kansas

March 30, 2018 - Ted Holland, Department of Geography, University of Arkansas
"To the Golden Abode: Kalmyk Buddhism in History, Minority, and Diaspora"

April 6, 2018 - Erik Scott, Department of History, University of Kansas
"Illegal Emigration: Soviet Defectors and the Borders of the Cold War World"

April 13, 2018 - No Colloquium (AAG Week!)

April 20, 2018 - Mike Daniels, Department of Geography, University of Denver

More colloquiums will be announced. Learn more about our speakers and topics, as they are announced, on our Events page or our Facebook page.  

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