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 2021)


Name and Organization


Faculty Host

Feb. 2

Dr. Cari Ficken, UB Dept. of Geology

"Effects of disturbances on plant, soil, and ecosystem processes"

Dr. Scott Mackay

Feb. 12

Dr. Holly Buck,  UB Environment & Sustainability

"Carbon dioxide removal in the US-and why geography is important for getting it right"

Dr. Stuart Evans
Mar. 5 Dr. Mishuana Goeman, UCLA "Flooding Settler Enclosures, Asserting Indigenous Presence" Dr. Abigail Cooke
Mar. 12 Dr. Keith Clarke, UCSB "INDOOR CARTOGRAPHY:  What, How and Why" Dr. Enki Yoo
April 2 Dr. Ryan R Unks, SESYNC/UB   Dr. Adam Wilson
April 16 Dr. Alexander Singleton, Universityof Liverpool   Dr. Andrew Crooks
April 30 Dr. Jordan Besek, UB Dept. of Sociology "Ungoverned Ecologies:  Environmental Precedent in the Great Lakes" Dr. Marion Werner