Spring 2024 Colloquia Series

Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00pm @ 575 McCone

Date Speaker/Event Title
January 18, 2024 [Thursday]

Isaac Rivera, University of Colorado Boulder

Insurgent Cartographies (Masks requested by speaker and greatly appreciated!)
January 22, 2024 [Monday]

Ana Lucrecia Rivera-Rivera, Michigan State University

Environmental injustice among Hispanics in Santa Clara, California: A human–environment heat vulnerability assessment
January 25, 2024 [Thursday]

Gerónimo Barrera de la Torre, Brown University

‘They do not understand what communal is:’ Assembling Yu Ska T’lyu (communal land) in the Chatino Forest Conservation Frontier
January 29, 2024 [Monday]

Kimberly Yazzie, Stanford University

Climate Solutions for Tribal Renewable Energy Development
February 1, 2024 [Thursday]

Alexandra Lamiña, University of Texas at Austin

Amazonian Kichwa Geospatiality and Decolonial Spatial Justice: Theorizing Runaguna Jatun Llakta
February 7, 2024

Andrew Curley, University of Arizona

Energy Transition in Indian Country: some thoughts from ongoing research

[co-sponsored by The Climate Equity and Environmental Justice Roundtable, The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, and The Institute Institute for the Study of Societal Issues/ Joseph A. Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues]

February 14, 2024

Ayana Omilade Flewellen, Stanford University

Witnessing the Persistence of Colonial Violence at Heritage Sites Through Coral Limestone on St. Croix

February 21, 2024 Bubbles on the Balcony (not a public event)
February 28, 2024 

Jake Kosek, UC Berkeley

Critical Environments
March 6, 2024

Jeff Pigati and Kathleen Springer, USGS Denver

Ancient human footprints at White Sands National Park

[co-hosted by Archaeological Research Facility and UC Museum of Paleontology]

March 13, 2024

Martin Doyle, Duke University

Water & Wall Street: Water affordability and infrastructure finance in US cities

March 20, 2024

John Chiang, Laurel Larson, and Kurt Cuffey, UC Berkeley

Berkeley Geographers' multifaceted perspectives on California's environmental change

March 27, 2024 No talk this week (Spring Recess)
April 3, 2024

Andrea Marston, Rutgers University

Subterranean Matters: Cooperative Mining and Resource Nationalism in Plurinational Bolivia

April 10, 2024

Kauê Lopes dos Santos, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Derived Landscapes? African diaspora in the making of a new European Urban Economy

April 17, 2024

Mia Karisa Dawson, UCLA

Abolition and the everyday life of Sacramento’s carceral housing crisis

April 24, 2024

Jamie Lorimer, University of Oxford

Worlding and weirding with beaver: A more-than-human political ecology of ecosystem engineering