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News / Events : Archive : Colloquia Series Fall 2009

The colloquia series welcomes speakers from across the campus and the world to discuss their research.

All colloquia are scheduled at 3:30pm in Storm Hall 337 most Fridays during the semester unless otherwise noted.

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

September 4

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

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

September 18

Dr. Dawn Wright
Professor of Geosciences
Oregon State University

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

September 25

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

Vulnerabilities to Climate Change in Phoenix and the Southwestern US

The Post Lecture
October 9

Dr. Pat Gober
2009 Post Lecture Distinguished Speaker
Professor of Geography
Arizona State University

The Academic Contributions and Impact of Waldo Tobler

The Getis Lecture
October 16
West Commons 220

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

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

October 23

Dr. Cort Willmott
Professor of Geography
University of Delaware

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

October 30

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

Place Identities and the Production of Inequality at the Border

November 6

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

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

November 20

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

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