College of Arts and Sciences

Spring 2017 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.

Jan 13

Jo Varga, IUB Departments of History and Labor Studies

They can’t move the limestone to Mexico, right?’:
Geographies of the new precarity in Southern Indiana

Jan 20

Benjamin Cook, Columbia University Earth Institute

2017 Visher Speaker

The future is not the past: Drought in a warmer world


Esteve Cobera,  Universitat AutonĂ²ma de Barcelona


Feb 17

Seema Golestaneh, IUB Department of Central Eurasian Studies

Open sounds, hidden spaces: Listening, wandering, and spatial formation in Sufi Iran

March 2
(Thurs, 730pm)

President’s Room, Franklin Hall

Michael Watts, UC Berkeley, Department of Geography

2017 Patten Lecturer

 Forty years after: Reflections on food, famine and hunger in the West African Sahel

March 3

University Club, Indiana Memorial Union

Ed Linenthal, IUB HIstory


2017 Keynote for
IU Landscape Conference

The Predicament of Aftermath: Remembering the Oklahoma City Bombing, April 19, 1995, An Illustrated Lecture

March 24

Allison Hayes-Conroy, Temple University, Department of Geography and Urban Studies

2017 GPS Speaker and 2017 Ruby Prior Speaker

Scaling visceral geographies of youth activism: From internal feelings to international collaboration

April 14

JiHyun Kim, IUB Department of Geography

Increased water yield due to the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) infestation in New England

April 21

Jim Dyer, Ohio University, Department of Geography

Drought, plow, and fire: Changes in the eastern deciduous forest since settlement

April 28

Christiana Ochoa, IUB School of Law

Film Screening: “Ostra Cosa No Hay/There is Nothing Else”

April 28
930am - 12pm



IU Dept of Geography Proposal Presentations

9:30-11:30: G501 research proposal presentations
11:30-12:00: G498 (Capstone in Geography) presentations