Monday, February 27, 2017

Department of Geography Spring 2017 Colloquium Schedule

Northern Illinois University
Department of Geography Spring 2017
Colloquium Schedule

All Colloquium sessions will be held in Davis Hall 121 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Friday, February 17– Dr. Alec Brownlow – DePaul University
Policing and Urban Development

Friday, February 24 – Dr. Courtney Gallaher – Northern Illinois University
The contributions of urban agriculture to food security and adaptive capacity in the context of climate change and urbanization in Lilongwe, Malawi

Friday, March 3 – Dr. Jeff Frame – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Observations of a Nontornadic Supercell during VORTEX2”

Friday, March 10 – Dr. Ryan James – Northern Illinois University
Understanding Changes in Appalachian Transfer Payment Reliance

Friday, March 24 – Dr. Lee Brice – Western Illinois University
“Long Distance Military Geography in Fifth Century BCE Greece

Friday, March 31 – Dr. Zachary Handlos – Northern Illinois University
Composite and Case Study Analyses of the Large-Scale Environments Associated with West Pacific Polar and Subtropical Vertical Jet Superposition Events

Friday, April 7 – Dr. Sunita George – Western Illinois University
“Alternative Food Networks and their Potential in Aiding Rural Development in the Global South”

Friday, April 14 – Dr. Beth Hall –Midwestern Regional Climate Center/UIUC
Current Research at the Midwestern Regional Climate Center

Co-Sponsored by the Graduate School