All lectures will be held on Thursdays from 12:15-1:25 PM in Jefferson Academic Center Room 218 and are open to the public.
Thursday, September 12
Jack Mustard, Deaprtment of Geological Sciences, Brown University. "Rapid Intensification in the Agricultural Frontier of Mato Grosso, Brazil: Rates, Drivers and Implications"
Thursday, October 3
Bram Buscher, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University. "Peace Parks and the Plitics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa"
Thursday, October 10
Joe Painter, Department of Geography, Durham University, UK. TBA
Thursday, November 7
Neil Brenner, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University. "The 'urban age' in question"
Thursday, Novermber 14
Selby Cull, Department of Geology, Bryn Mawr. "Past Aqueous Environments on Mars: Clues from Remote Sensing and Mineralogy"
Thursday, December 5
Nicola Curtin, Department of Psychology, Clark University. "A hand extended: Working across difference for social change"
Hope to see you there!
The annual meeting of the New England St. Lawrence Valley Geographical Society will be held Ocotber 18-19, 2013 at Clark University. NESTVAL is the regional arm of the Association of American Geographers. Call for Papers and Conference Registration [PDF] and Online Registration is now open and will be open until September 15, 2013. For more on NESTVAL.
Tuesday, April 2, 4:00pm - 5:30 p.m., Tilton Hall, University Campus Center
Above: "From Earth Transformed to Sustainability Science" by William C. Clark, with Discussion by B.L. Turner II and Robert W. Kates
William C. Clark's Powerpoint presentation
Panel 1 Discussion: 12:45-2:00 pm
Global Change and Adaptation (Lurie Conference Room)
Karen Frey, Ron Eastman, Colin Polsky (Moderator: Tony Bebbington)
Panel 2 Discussion: 2:15-3:30 pm
Social Transitions and Global Change (Lurie Conference Room)
Jennie Stephens, Timothy Downs, James Murphy (Moderator: Robert Johnston)
These events were co-sponsored by the George Perkins Marsh Institute, the Graduate School of Geography and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise.
The department is proud to feature Erik Swyngedouw, Professor of Geography, School of Environment and Development at Manchester University. Some of Dr. Swyngedouw's research interests include: Political Economy, Poltical Ecology
Theory and Practice, and the Politics, Economics, Ecology, and Urbanization of Water. Dr. Swyngedouw has published several books and over a hundred research papers over the last two decades with a focus on bringing politically explicit
yet empirically grounded research to the table, contributing to a more humanizing geography.
Please join us on Thursday, October 4th at 7:00pm in Daniel's Theater at Atwood Hall. Reception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.