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Dr. Brenda Yeoh

April 1, 2020

Dr. Brenda Yeoh, Raffles Professor of Social Sciences, Department of Geography & Director, Humanities and Social Science Research Office of Deputy President, National University of Singapore (host: Besty Olson) Time and location: TBD

Kalyanee Mam

March 3, 2020

Kalyanee Mam, Filmmaker, We are co-sponsoring with Communications a screening of her films Lost World and A River Changes Course, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, Fedex Global Education Center. Stay tuned for more information about an accompanying workshop.

Dr. Charlie Kurzman

January 14, 2020

The Assassination of General Qasem Soleimani: Context and Implications for Iran and the United States, Q&A with Dr. Charlie Kurzman, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies. FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005.

Dr. Ian Baird

November 17, 2017

Ian Baird (UW-Madison) Title: The Political Ecology of Cross-Sectoral Cumulative Impacts: Modern Landscapes, Large Hydropower Dams and Industrial Tree Plantations in Laos and Cambodia Abstract: Environmental and social impact assessment is now a widely accepted tool in the Mekong Region … Continued

Dr. Jaskiran Dhillon

November 6, 2017

Jaskiran Dhillon (The New School)   Title: Reflections on Prairie Rising:  Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention Abstract: Jaskiran Dhillon’s new book Prairie Rising: Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention (University of Toronto Press, 2017) offers … Continued

Dr. Aaron Hipp

October 27, 2017

Aaron Hipp (NCSU) Link to CV. Title: Spatial Energetics To address current obesity and inactivity epidemics, researchers have attempted to identify spatial factors that influence health behaviors. Technological and methodological developments have led to a revolutionary ability to examine dynamic, … Continued