College of Arts and Sciences

Fall 2016 Colloquium Series

  • All colloquia are held in Student Building 150 at 3:35 pm unless otherwise indicated.
  • For more information, please contact Majed Akhter or Susan White.
Aug 26

IU Geography

What we did last summer

Sept 2

Angela Babb, IU Geography Proposal Presentation Making Neoliberal Consumer Subjects: A Political Ecology of Nutrition Assistance in the U.S.
Sept 9

Sarah Osterhoudt, IU Anthropology

Community Conservation and the (Mis)Appropriation of Taboo

Sept 16 Adam Bledsoe, Postdoctoral Scholar, IU Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES) and IU Department of Geography Black Territorial Struggles in Bahia Brazil: Alternatives to Modern Non-being
Sept 23

Patricia Murray, University of London


In partnership with the Lilly Library, the Dept. of Comparative Literature, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

In Dialogue With The Land: Wilson Harris’s Original Art of Fiction
Oct 28

Megan Betz, IU Geography

Proposal Presentation: Analyzing the concept of 'community' in community orchards in the U.S.

Nov 1 (Tues)

SB 140 at 4pm

Hasan Karrar, Lahore University of Management Sciences


In partnership with the Dhar India Studies Program and the Departments of International Studies, Central Eurasian Studies, and East Asian Languages and Cultures

In the shadow of the New Silk Road: Transnational linkages, local anxieties and the limitations of petty capital in a China-Pakistan border market

Nov 11

Murugesu Sivapalan, University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign


In partnership with the Integrated Program in the Environment and the Indiana Geological Survey

Progress in Socio-hydrology: A Meta-analysis of challenges and opportunities
Dec 9

Vicky Meretskey, IU School of Public and Environmental Administration and Gwen White, Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Collective

Multi-sector landscape planning can meet large-scale conservation challenges facing grassland birds and Gulf coast shrimp.