Spring 2021 Upcoming Colloquia

Wednesdays, Zoom, 12:00-1:30pm or 3:30-5:00pm 


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Date Time Name Title
February 3 3:30 PM Amy Griffin, RMIT University In Maps We Trust?
February 10 3:30 PM Pao Wang, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica Climate of China in 1368-1911 Reconstructed from Historical Documents and Impact on Chinese Society
February 17 3:30 PM Michaela Biasutti, Columbia University Climate Change in the Sahel: What happened? What will happen? How should we prepare?
February 24 12:00 PM Mae Miller, UC Berkeley "All Guitars and I played the Piano:” The Blues Geographies of Black Cardiff in the Early Twentieth Century
March 3 3:30 PM Ruben Rose-Redwood, University of Victoria Erasing History? Decolonizing the Cultural Landscapes of Settler Colonialism and White
March 10 3:30 PM Destin Jenkins, University of Chicago The Bonds of Racial Inequality in Postwar America
March 17 3:30 PM Jack Scheff, UNC Charlotte Causes of the gap between dryness-index and dryness-impact trends under climate change
March 24 Spring Break
March 31 -
April 7 3:30 PM Ricado Jacobs, UC Santa Barbara Agrarianization of Urban Space: Anti-Neoliberal Urban Planning from Below
April 14 3:30 PM Ross Doll, UC Berkeley From Place to Landscape: Agricultural Modernization and the Cultural Politics of Dispossession in Rural China
April 21 3:30 PM Youjin Chung, UC Berkeley Governing Liminality: The Gendered Politics of Life and Death in Tanzania’s New Enclosures
April 28 3:30 PM Deborah Cowen, University of Toronto

Abolition Infrastructures, Alimentary Infrastructures 
(Event co-sponsored with Global Metropolitan Studies)

May 5 3:30 PM Ellora Derenoncourt, UC Berkeley Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration
May 7 (Friday) 1:00 PM [Event] A Panel Conversation on the Centenary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
(feat. Geography Professor Jovan Scott Lewis)
May 12 3:30 PM Gabe Eckhouse, UC Berkeley The dysfunctional political economy of oil during the renewable energy transition: North American hydraulic fracturing, carbon purgatory, and US petroimperialism in the Persian Gulf