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Geography Colloquium: Mimi Sheller, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Grace Conference Room, Higgins University Center Clark University

Climate Change and Mobility Justice: The Kinopolitics of Climate Coloniality In this talk, Dr. Sheller will discuss what reactive border closures, wall building, and de-nationalization of undocumented populations around the world have to do with the climate crisis-mobility nexus. This talk highlights the interconnections of the climate crisis, unsustainable mobilities and climate-related migration. These (im)mobilities, […]

Sponsored by: George Perkins Marsh Institute

Geography Speaker: Jennifer Taylor, The Brooklyn Strategist

via Zoom

Building worker’s power: Workers united at Brooklyn Strategist  Jennifer Taylor is a worker-organizer at the board game cafe Brooklyn Strategist. In late 2023, workers at Brooklyn Strategist joined those at […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Speaker: Adam Kader, Arise Chicago Worker Center

via Zoom

Building Worker's Power: Workers' Centers and the Future of the Labor Movement Arise Chicago partners with workers and faith communities to fight workplace injustice through education, organizing, and advocating for […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Colloquium: Andrea Marston, Rutgers University

Jefferson 218

Subterranean Matters: Cooperative Mining and Resource Nationalism in Plurinational Bolivia In an era of increased state involvement in natural resource governance, members of Bolivia’s “mining cooperatives” are commonly described as […]

Geography Speaker: Wiranta Ginting, Asia Floor Wage Alliance

via Zoom

Building Worker's Power: Asia Floor Wage Alliance Wiranta Ginting is an organizer and labor rights educator, who has worked with trade unions, small grassroots NGOs and worker-led organizing programs in […]

Sponsored by: Dean of the College

Geography Colloquium: Loretta Lees, Boston University

Jefferson 218

Defensible Space on the Move: Mobilisation in English Housing Policy and Practice In this talk, Professor Lees will discuss Defensible Space on the Move: Mobilisation in English Housing Policy and […]

Geography Colloquium: Niwaeli Kimambo, Middlebury College

Jefferson 218

Urban dwellers are transforming rural land use and ownership in East Africa In this talk, Dr. Kimambo will share her ongoing work in Eastern Africa that links rural land use change to urban actors. The work uses remote sensing analysis to track the emergence of tree crops (e.g., pine, eucalyptus, and avocado). Remote sensing analysis […]

Practicing Geography & GIS Week Presents: Geography Student Insight Panel

Jefferson 218

Geography Student Insight Panel Hear from current students about their undergraduate experiences in the Graduate School of Geography. Ask questions to the panelists and connect with your peers! Panelists: Abby Beilman, ESS '23 ES&P '24 Shradha Birdika, GEOG '24 Apple Gould-Schultz, ESS '23 MSGIS '24 Lily Kaplan, ESS '23 ES&P '24 Light refreshments will be […]

GSG Colloquium Speaker Series: LaToya Eaves, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

via Zoom

LaToya Eaves, assistant professor of geography at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will present “‘Urgent Care’: Revisioning Power and Place through Black Museums,” part of the Graduate School of Geography Colloquium Speaker Series. 

Sponsored by: Graduate School of Geography