Colloquia and Seminars

The Department of Geography, Environment, and Tourism regularly hosts scholars from around the world to exhibit their most recent research and findings. These events are open to the general public and all students are encouraged to attend these unique seminars to gain invaluable information regarding the cutting edge studies ongoing in the field of geography and related disciplines. All events are held at 2 pm in 2119 Wood Hall (unless stated otherwise).

Upcoming Events

February 18

Climate Consciousness: Empire, Energy, Progress, presented by Dr. Dylan Harris, assistant professor of Geography & Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, supported by the Lucia Harrison Endowment Fund, 2 P.M., Wood Hall 2119. 

March 18

Deconstructing Food Access: Public Health, Geographic Information Systems, and the Power of Maps, Dr. Daniel Block, professor of Geography at Chicago State University, supported by the Lucia Harrison Fund and the American Association of Geographers Visiting Geographical Scientist Program, 2 P.M., Wood Hall 2119.

April 8

Bridging the gap: Integrating critical human and physical geography in practice, presented by Dr. Rebecca Lave, professor and chair of Geography at the University of Indiana, supported by the Lucia Harrison Endowment Fund, 2 P.M., Wood Hall 2119. 

April 15

Delusions and Delineations of Agricultural Regions in the US and China: Philosophical and Methodological Considerations, presented by Dr. Gregory Veeck, professor of Geography, Environment, and Tourism at Western Michigan University, 2 P.M., Wood Hall 2119.

Past Events

October 1

Student Spotlight: Jesse Pline's Internship Experiences in Alaska, presented virtually by Jesse Pline, undergraduate student at Western Michigan University, Supported by the Lucia Harrison Endowment Fund, 2 P.M. 

November 12

Quo vadis engaged science?- Addressing the paradox of slow science in a fast world, presented virtually by Dr. Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting, supported by the Lucia Harrison Endowment Fund, 2 P.M. 

November 19

If Jaguars Could Speak: Insights into Guyanese Interactions and Perceptions of Wildcats, presented by Dr. Anthony Cummings, associate professor of Geospatial Information Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, supported by the Lucia Harrison Endowment Fund, 2 P.M. Join the virtual presentation here.