Indiana University Bloomington

Spring 2015 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.
DATE SPEAKER TITLE AND ABSTRACT
Jan 16 Nicholas Wyant
IUB Geography librarian
Beyond Google: How Tools from the IU Library Can Improve Your Research
Jan 30 Dan Griffin
University of Minnesota, Geography
Tree-ring perspective on monsoon paleoclimate in the American Southwest
Feb 13 Kevin Anchukaitis
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Geology and Geophysics

2014-2015 Stephen Visher Speaker on Climate
‘Hot’ droughts past, present, and future: examples from California and Mongolia
Feb 20 Ben Brabson
IUB Physics
Changing Climate and Soil Moisture: An Interesting Connection
Thursday, Feb 26
4 p.m.
SPEA Building, Room 167
Larry Band
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Geography

In partnership with School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA)
Green infrastructure, groundwater and the sustainable city
Mar 27 Mat Coleman
Ohio State University, Geography

In partnership with the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and the Department of American Studies
The quasi-event of immigration control
Monday, Mar 30
4 p.m.
Student Building, 005

Dr. Asmita Kabra
School of Human Ecology
Ambedkar University, New Delhi

In partnership with Dhar India Studies
The 'Taking State': Involuntary displacement and the everyday politics of livelihood risks and resistance in Central India
Apr 3 Trevis Matheus Proposal Presentation: A Dendroclimate Reconstruction of the North American Monsoon in New Mexico
Apr 10 Sara Friedman
IUB, Anthropology and Gender Studies 
Marriage Migration and the Challenges of De Facto Sovereignty
Tuesday, Apr 14
6:30-8 p.m.
Ballantine Hall 228

Rory Fanning

In partnership with the Department of History, the Department of English, The Department of American Studies, Veterans’ Support Services, the Political and Civic Engagement Program, and the Cultural Studies Program. 

Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America
Apr 17 AAG Practice Talks
May 1 GEOG 501 Presentations