Events

Fall 2017 Colloquium Schedule
Wednesdays, 575 McCone Hall, 3:30-5:00pm (unless otherwise noted)

September 13
Iain Boal
The Geography of Sacrifice (Episode 2): Alice Stewart, the Cold War Injuriat, and Thinking Like a State

September 20
Anna Michalak, Stanford & Carnegie Institute
Moving from water quantity to quality: Exploring climate impacts on eutrophication

September 27
No Colloquium

October 4
Bettina Ng’weno, University of California, Davis
Growing Old in a New City: Time, the Post-Colony and Making Nairobi Home

October 12 (Thursday)
Fannie Lou Hamer Black Resource Center, Hearst Field Annex
Katherine McKittrick, Queen’s University, Ontario
Footnotes/Books and Papers Scattered About the Floor
This talk is in conjunction with the Black Geographies Symposium

October 18
Franck Billé, University of California, Berkeley
Somatic States: On Cartography, Geobodies, Bodily Integrity

October 25
Rob Rhew and Jeff Brown, University of California, Berkeley
An Overview of the UC Reserve System

October 26 (Thursday, 12:00-1:30pm)
Igiaba Scego
Igiaba Scego, Italian writer, journalist, and activist of Somali origin, presents the English translation of her postcolonial novel, Adua

November 1
Marcus Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles
Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

November 8
William Boos, University of California, Berkeley
Understanding the causes of extreme rainfall over tropical land

November 15
Noelle Stout, New York University
Bound by Default: Homeowners, Lenders, and the Enduring Debts of the American Foreclosure Crisis

November 29
Marc Matera, University of California, Santa Cruz
TBD

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