Geography Colloquia

The Department of Geography organizes an annual colloquium series during the spring semester. Lectures are held weekly during the semester when classes are in session.


Students can attend the series for credit (1 credit) but it is open to any student, the University community and the public.

2014 Colloquiuum Series: Human Environment Interactions from Multiple Perspectives

All talks to be held on Wednesdays in the Davidson Mathematics and Science Bldg(DMS) Rm 102 at 4pm unless otherwise noted below

2014 Colloquium Schedule - Updated

Human Gegoraphy position candidate ,
Jan 22

Human Gegoraphy position candidate ,
Jan 29

Human Gegoraphy position candidate ,
Feb 5

Wendy Baroli, Grow For Me sustainable Farm-GirlFarm, Reno
"The whole hog": Influences of Cultural Geography on Nevada's Developing Local Food Choices
Feb 12 Room Change ---DMS 103

Mervin Wright,Manager, Natural Resources Dept. Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe,
Tribal Land and Water Management
Feb 19

Jon Keeley,USGS Sequoia National Park & UCLA
Using a century of fire history data to parse out the influence of climate and humans on Sierra Nevada fire regimes
Feb 26

Tom Gillespie, UCLA
World's most endangered forest
March 5

Tamara Wall, Western Regional Climate Center, DRI
Getting Past the Loading Dock and Into the Building: Challenges in Applied Climate Science Research
March 12

Mar 19

Alicia Barber, Reno
The 4th Street/Prater Way History Project: Integrating Local History and Transportation Planning
Mar 26

Robert Hijmans, UC Davis
Geographic explorations of the origin, dispersal and diversity of crops
Apr 2

American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting - NO CLASS
Apr 9

M. Kat Anderson,USDA NRCS & UC Davis
The Ethnobiology and Associated Stewardship of Chaparral Ecosystems in the Western Sierra Nevada Foothills of California
Apr 16

Brett Dickson, Conservation Science Partners & Northern AZ Univ.
Beyond landscape ecology; regional modesl to quantify habitat and prioritize conservation opportunities in the western U.S.
Apr 23

Yolanda Anderson, North Carolina Central University
Are Environmental Sustainability and Environmental Justice Compatible?
April 30