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Seminar Series

Our Departmental Seminar Series runs on Tuesday afternoons with lectures usually being held once a month. They begin at 3:00 p.m. in Mac-Corry, Room D214 (unless otherwise posted). Everyone welcome.

Our Fall 2014 Line-up...

Tuesday, Oct. 7: Professor Jeff Malpas, Distinguished Professor, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Australia and PDF: International Visiting Scholar will speak on "Thinking Topographically"

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)
* Also supported by the Department of Philosophy and the School of Environmental Studies

Tuesday, Oct. 14: Professor Carissa Brown, Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will speak on "Anti-climatic: How Biotic and Abiotic Factors can Constrain Climate-induced Range Expansion of Trees"

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 31: Dr. Douglas (Doug) A. Stow, Department of Geography, San Diego State University will speak on "Multi-temporal Remote Sensing for Monitoring Land Surface Change"

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)

Thursday, Nov. 27: Dr. Hilary Dugan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin-Madison will speak on "Where is the Water in a Dry Valley? A Geophysical Investigation of Groundwater in Antarctica"

Location: Ellis Hall, Room 324
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)

Our Winter 2015 Line-up...

Tuesday, Jan. 27: Dr. Alice J. Hovorka, Department of Geography & School of Environmental Studies will speak on "Animal Bodies and Performativity: Exploring Donkey Lives in Botswana."

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)

Tuesday, Feb. 24: Jeff Moon, Data Librarian and Academic Director of the Queen’s Research Data Centre, will speak on "Data, Data Management and the Queen’s Research Data Centre"

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)

Wednesday, March 4: Dr. Tee Guidotti, Fulbright Visiting Chair, Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa, will speak on "Health and Sustainability: A Critical View"

Location: Jeffrey Hall, Rm 115
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)

Monday, March 16: Dr. Tim Cresswell, Department of History and International Affairs, Northeastern University, Boston, MA will speak on "Fence Furthest North: A Creative Engagement with Place"

Location: Mac-Corry E230
Time: 12 noon (Coffee on at 11:30 am)

Tuesday, March 17: Professor Hayden Lorimer, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow and PDF: International Visiting Scholar, will speak on “Landscape's Ruination and Reinvention: Experimenting with the Future of the Past”

Location: Mac-Corry D214
Time: 3:00 p.m. (Coffee on at 2:30 pm)
*This visit is supported by the Principal’s Development Fund and the Departments of Geography and Sociology, the Schools of Environmental Studies and Music, and Cultural Studies

Special Lecutres...

Friday, March 20; 12:30 p.m.; Harrison-LeCaine Hall, Room 124: Colloquium (including playback) for the School of Music by Dr. Hayden Lorimer, PDF International Visiting Scholar. Audio-walk and audio-drift: co-creating soundworks in historic landscapes

Friday, March 20; 3:30 p.m.; George Teves Room, University Club (68 Stuart Street): Public Lecture by Dr. Hayden Lorimer: PDF International Visiting Scholar. Gates of heaven: last landscapes for the companion animal. Cash bar from 3 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25; 2:30 p.m.; Mac-Corry D214: Dr. Hayden Lorimer: PDF International Visiting Scholar. Interdepartmental Graduate Student Methodology Workshop: The perfect reality of the invented thing:writing creatively and academically. Readings to be distributed. Please RSVP to knoxj@queensu.ca if you wish to take part in this workshop.

Wednesday, April 15: Queen's Northern Research Symposium

Location: Biosciences Complex

Questions or Comments?
email: Joan Knox