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Graduate School of Geography – Welcome Back Reception

Jefferson 218

The Graduate School of Geography welcomes you (back) to Clark! We hope that you will be able to join us on Wednesday, September 28th from 4-4:45pm in Jefferson 218 for a Welcome Back Reception. At this reception, we will introduce the faculty, staff, and students from the various programs under the GSG: Undergrad Geog, GES, […]

Fall 2021 Colloquium Speaker Series – Desiree Fields

Jefferson 218

Care and the Politics of Reclamation This talk is based on a collaborative project with Brandi T. Summers. We examine Black women’s efforts to reclaim space in response to the finance-led transformation of West Oakland, California. Our analysis focuses on the Moms 4 Housing movement, which began when five Black mothers occupied a vacant, corporate […]

(Postponed until Spring 2022) Colloquium Speaker Series – Joseph Getzoff

Jefferson 218

Masters of the Wasteland: Zionist Sciences, Bedouin Cultivation, and Arid Zone Development In Israel/Palestine, Zionist actors have often claimed that their state building project would rescue the land and environment from destruction supposedly caused by Palestinians. Such narratives, and the policies that emanate from them, are supported not only by political-ideological actors, but also by […]

Fall 2021 Colloquium Speaker Series – Debarchana Ghosh

Jefferson 218

  Towards Social Topology: Connecting people, places, things, and policies in GIS This talk will first introduce recent trends and practices related to using GIS for equity and social justice (ESJ). Second, Dr. Ghosh will share thoughts, lessons learned, and examples from her research on understanding the interplay of spaces of everyday life, facilitators and barriers, […]