Colloquium Series

Throughout the semester, the Department of Geography runs a Colloquium Series thematically tied to research and issues of a  geographical nature but intended to attract faculty, staff and students from across the disciplines. 

Unless otherwise specified, all Colloquia are at 3:15 pm in Fillmore 170.

All are welcome to join and attend. See the schedule below for further details. 

Current Schedule (Fall 2019)


Name and Organization


Faculty Host

Oct. 4

Dr. Deb Cowen*, University of Toronto

"Mapping jurisdiction's infrastructure: Circulationand the spaces of settler colonialism"

Dr. Trina Hamilton

Oct. 25

Dr. George Xian**, USGS, South Dakota

"Roadmap of USGS National Land Change Products"

Dr. Leo Wang

Nov. 1

Dr. David Wong***,  George Mason University

"How does the (un)reliability of spatial data complicate our life? Illustrations with choropleth mapping and detection of spatial autocorrelation"

Dr. Ling Bian

Nov. 8

Dr. Danny Harvey,  University of Toronto

"Global Warming: Is it Too Late?" Dr. Abigail Cooke

* Sponsored by the Centerfor for Trade, Environment, and Development

** Sponsored by the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

*** Sponsored by the National Center for Geographic Infomation and Analysis