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 (Spring 2018)


Name and Organization


Faculty Host

Feb. 2**

Professor Irus Braverman, School of Law, University at Buffalo

Coral Whisperers: Scientists on the Brink

Dr. Marion Werner

Feb. 9*

Dr. Chris Justice, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland

Global Agricultural Monitoring using Earth Observations 

Dr. Leo Wang

Mar 9**

Dr. Matthew Huber, Department of Geography, Syracuse University

Political economy, historical geography, energy and capitalism, oil, resource 

Dr. Trina Hamilton

April 6*

Dr. Hui Lin, Department of Geography and Resource Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

From maps to GIS and VGE, the evolution of geographic language

Dr. Ling Bian

May 4* Dr. Daniel Sui, Department of Geography, Ohio State University and the National Science Foundation Mapping the new terra incognita: On geographic research in the age of convergence TBD

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

**Co-Sponsored by the Center for Trade, Environment and Development