Skip to Main Content

GES Seminar Series

 


Contemporary Land Enclosures in Central Sudan: Troubling the Romanticization of the ‘Commons.’
Nisrin Elamin PhD Candidate, Dept. of Anthropology, Stanford University

Date: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Process and Summary Findings   —-  CANCELLED
Carolyn Olson, USGS (retired)

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Waste in crisis: The formation of waste disposal networks in post-industrial Baltimore
John-Henry Pitas, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC

and

TBA
Gina Lee, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sherman 150


The role of spatial variation in habitat quality and dispersal in maintaining diversity across
spatial scales in the urban hydroscape of the Baltimore Metropolitan Region

Nicole Voelker, PhD Candidate, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Biodiversity in urban landscapes: Ecological drivers and social benefits
Dr. Bianca Lopez, Postdoctoral Fellow, National Socio-Ecological Synthesis Center

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Data bodies, smart bodies and sensible bodies: post-human corporeality in the digitally mediated city
Dr. Gillian Rose, Professor, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University

Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Plant geography upon the basis of function: how trait data help address classic and unsolved questions
Nathan Swenson, Professor of Biology, University of Maryland College Park

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Poster Session
Graduate and undergraduate students who have presented at research conferences

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 11:30 am
Location: Sondheim Basement


A work of imagination: building neighborhoods and crafting home in 1970s Washington, D.C.
Dr. Amanda Huron, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of the District of Columbia

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


Plant community responses to hydrologic changes in Pacific Northwest urban and coastal ecosystems
Dr. Alan Yeakley, Professor and Chair, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


More trees equals less crime: dismantling urban ecology tropes in Baltimore
Dr. Dillon Mahmoudi, Assistant Professor, Geography & Environmental Systems, UMBC

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Sondheim 001


(to see a list of previous GES Seminars click here)