Fall 2009 Colloquium Series

The Influence of Burn History on Shrubland Recovery Patterns
on Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

Dr. John O’Leary
Professor of Geography
San Diego State University

Friday, September 4, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Spatial Reasoning at Sea and Ashore:
Directions and Challenges in Ocean Informatics

Dr. Dawn Wright
Professor of Geosciences
Oregon State University

Friday, September 18, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


What Does it Mean to be Brown?
Mexican American Racial Identity in Southern California

Dr. Laura Pulido
Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity
University of Southern California

Friday, September 25, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Vulnerabilities to Climate Change in Phoenix and the Southwestern US

Dr. Pat Gober
Professor of Geography
Arizona State University

Friday, October 9, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337

Lauren Post Distinguished Lecture Series


The Academic Contributions and Impact of Waldo Tobler

Panel Discussion

Friday, October 16, 2009
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Commons 220

Panel Discussion with Dr. Arthur Getis, SDSU; Dr. André Skupin, SDSU; Dr. S.V. Subramanian, Harvard University; and Dr. Waldo Tobler, UCSB


Some Statistical Issues in Estimating and Mapping Climate and Climatic Change
from Weather-station Records

Dr. Cort Willmott
Professor of Geography
University of Delaware

Friday, October 23, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Rainforests Lead to Copenhagen:
Politics and Science of Climate Change and Tropical Forests

John Niles
Visiting Scholar in Biological Sciences
Tropical Rainforest Group, UCSD

Friday, October 30, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


Place Identities and the Production of Inequality at the Border

Dr. Kristin Maher
Associate Professor of Political Science
San Diego State University

Friday, November 6, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337


A Geophilosophical Approach to the Border as an Open Wound:
Complexity and Resistance

Dr. Emily D. Hicks
Professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies
San Diego State University

Friday, November 20, 2009
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Storm Hall 337