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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Anthropocene: Crisis, Archaeology, Ecology, Design Space

Colloquium | April 1 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Dr. Erle C. Ellis, Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Department of Geography


Dr. Ellis's research investigates the ecology of anthropogenic landscapes and their changes at local to global scales.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cultural Landscapes and Geography: Maybe Keeping Them Together

Colloquium | April 8 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Paul Groth, Professor, Department of Geography, UC Berkeley

Department of Geography


Paul Groth is a Professor in geography, architecture, and American studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He retires at the end of this semester.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Framing Detroit: Austerity,"Adjustment," and the Financialization of Urban Governance

Colloquium | April 15 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Jamie Peck, Professor, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia

Department of Geography


This presentation will explore Detroit’s role as a critical case of financialized urban governance, positioning the city’s recent bankruptcy as part of an extended historical process rather than a singular event.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Racism and Nationalism in the Air: Mexican Air Pollution, Neoliberal Trade, and the Reproduction of U.S. Superiority

Colloquium | April 29 | 3:40-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall


Dr. Laura Pulido, Professor, Department of American Studies & Ethnicity, University of Southern California

Department of Geography


Professor Pulido researches race, environmental justice, Chicana/o Studies, critical human geography, and Los Angeles. She studies how various groups experience racial and class oppression, how these experiences differ among particular communities of color, and how they mobilize to create a more socially-just world.