Past Colloquia

Past Colloquia

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Spring 2019 Colloquium

Wednesdays, 575 McCone Hall, 3:30-5:00pm


Jan 30 Gökçe Günel, University of Arizona  Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi
Feb 6 Desiree Fields, University of Sheffield Automated Landlord: Digital Technologies and Post-crisis Financial Accumulation
Feb 13 Christina Heatherton, Barnard College The Color Line and the Class Struggle: The Mexican Revolution and Convergence Spaces of Global Radicalism
Feb 20 Brandi Thompson Summers, Virginia Commonwealth University Unmaking a Chocolate City: Spatial Aesthetics of Race and the Gentrifying Urban Landscape
Feb 27 Lucia Cantero, University of San Francisco Olympic Afterlives: Global Spectacles of Race and Inequality in Rio de Janeiro

Mar 7

Leah Meisterlin, Columbia University Critical Distance and Cartographies of Difference

Mar 13

Erin McElroy, University of California, Santa Cruz Mapping Techno-Imperialism in the Bay Area and Beyond

Mar 20

Clancy Wilmott, University of Manchester Mobile Mapping: Space, Cartography, Digitalities

Apr 10

Patrick Ellis, Georgia Institute of Technology
"On the Whole": City Models, Cartography, and Aerial Vision

Apr 17

Margaret Zimmer, UC Santa Cruz

More soil, less storage: The role of the critical zone in influencing runoff across high to low relief landscapes

Apr 24

Christina M. Patricola, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Characterizing El Niño’s Diversity and its Climate Implications

May 1

Xiaoli Dong, UC Davis Spatial Self-organization in Fluvial Landscapes


Fall 2018 Colloquium

Wednesdays, 575 McCone Hall, 3:30-5:00pm


Aug 29            Karla Slocum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 

Sept 5             Lucia Cantero, University of San Francisco 

Sept 12            Itay Fischhendler, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Sept 19            Brett Story, Ryerson University

Sept 26            Richard Walker, UC Berkeley

Oct 3                Susan DeMasi, The Living New Deal

Oct 10              Sheryl-Ann Simpson, UC Davis 

Oct 17              Daniel Swain, UCLA & NCAR

Oct 24              Adrian Harpold, University of Nevada, Reno 

Oct 31              Rear Admiral Shepard Smith, Director, Office of Coast Survey, NOAA

Nov 7               Michele Koppes, University of British Columbia 

Nov 13             Earth-Writing Symposium: Lenore Manderson (Brown and Witwatersrand), Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke), Kath Weston and Geeta Patel (Virginia), and Amita Baviskar (IEG Delhi)  

Nov 14            Katherine Verdery, CUNY 

Nov 21            No colloquium, Thanksgiving

Nov 28            Ikuko Asaka, University of Illinois