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Geography Events

We're passionate about geography, and know you are too. In addition to the learning we do in the classroom, we host events and speakers on campus to promote and explore the discipline of geography.

Fall 2015


"Carrolup goolanga wirn korl koolark Nyoongar boodjar:* Repatriated artwork and our Responsibities"


*translated from Nyoongar: "The spirit of the children of Carrolup have returned home to Nyoongar country"

Public Presentation
Presenter: Simon Forrest, Associate Professor, Elder-in-Residence, former director of the Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University
Time: 4:30 PM -6:00 PM
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Location: 101 Ho Interdisciplinary Science Building

Co-Sponsored by Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Native American Studies Program, and Environmental Studies.


"Gnalang Boodjar.  Gnalang Nyitting: Our Land.  Our Truths"

Special Environmental Studies Brown Bag
Presenter: Simon Forrest, Associate Professor, Elder-in-Residence, former director of the Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Location: Ho Tung Visualization Lab, Ho Interdisciplinary Science Building


"Veloci-politics: Notes for a Tragic History of Automobility"

Social Sciences Brown Bag
Presenter: Dan Monk, Professor, Department of Geography and George R. and Myra T. Cooley Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies
Time:  12:15 AM - 1:15 AM
Date:  Thursday, October 22, 2015
Location: 111 Alumni Hall

"Doing Nutrition Differently: Critical Geographies of Bodily Nourishment"

Department of Geography Annual Gamma Theta Upsilon (GTU) Lecture
Presenter: Jessica Hayes-Conroy, Assistant Professor, Women's Studies, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Time: 4:15 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Location: Ho 101 

Co-Sponsored by The Lampert Institute for Civil and Global Affairs

Spring 2015

"Ten Years on the Tundra: Investigations into the Arctic Carbon Cycle"

Presenter: Professor Peter Lafleur, Trent University
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Location: Persson Auditorium

Sponsored by: Peter Gould Memorial Lecture in Geography and Global Engagements Program
"Wild Tradition: Hunting in Australia and Sweden"

Presenter: Professor Michael Adams, Department of Geography, the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre, and Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research, University of Wollongong
Time: 12:20-1:10 p.m.
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Location: ALANA Cultural Center

Sponsored by: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
"Engaging with Uncertainty: Shared governance in Indigenous conservation landscapes"

Presenter: Professor Michael Adams, Department of Geography, the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre, and Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research, University of Wollongong
Time:  7:00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Location: 101 Ho Sciences Building

Sponsored by: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Geography Honors Presentations

 


Commencement Weekend


Geography Awards Convocation and Brunch