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Geography Events

We're passionate about geography, and know you are too. In addition to the learning we do in the classroom, we host events and speakers on campus to promote and explore the discipline of geography.

Spring 2014

"Protecting Health, Hearth, and Homeplace in Appalachia"
Organizer: Dustin White, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Location: Love Auditorium (300 Olin Hall)

Co-sponsored by: The Lampert Institute, CORE Scientific Perspectives, ENST, Film & Media Studies, Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Peace & Conflict Studies, Women's Studies
"Forum on the Fukushima nuclear disaster"
Panelists:  Arthur Binard, poet, Colgate class '90; Noritsugu Fujimoto, Fukushima University; Yuta Hirai, journalist, Fukushima  Co-op; Mistuo Yamakawa, Teikyo University
Time: 4:30-6:30
Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
Location: Persson 27 Auditorium
Sponsored by Asian Studies, Core Communities and Identities, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Environmental Studies, Geography, Peace and Conflict Studies, Sociology and Anthropology
"Local community perspectives and mega-sport events: From Nagano Winter Olympics to Tokyo Olympics II"
Presenter:  Kazunori Matsumura, Professor, Department of Human Comprehensive Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Location: 111 Alumni Hall (Social Sciences Brown Bag)
"Combating the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in Africa: A Geographic Perspective"
Presenter: Ezekiel Kalipeni, A. Lindsay O’Connor Professor
Time: 4:30-5:45
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Location: Persson 27 Auditorium
Sponsored by Peter Gould Memorial Lecture in Geography and Global Engagements Program


Geography Honors Presentations
Commencement Weekend
Geography Awards Convocation and Brunch