Colloquium Schedule

March 9, 2009

For information, contact Paul Starrs: <starrs@unr.edu> ; All talks in Room 321, Mackay Science Hall, 4-5 PM; All dates unless noted are Wednesday

Download a PDF of the schedule:  Colloquium Schedule 2009 (PDF)


11 Mar (Wed) Prof. Katrin Anacker (Metropolitan Institute, Virginia Tech): Still Paying the Race Tax? Analyzing Property Values in Homogenous and Mixed-Race Suburbs

18 Mar SPRING BREAK — no meeting

25 Mar ASSOCIATION of AMERICAN GEOGRAPHERS, Las Vegas

01 Apr (Wed) Prof. Robert L. Bertini (Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Urban Studies, Portland State University): How Transportation Technology Can Limit the Impact of Future Climate Change

06 Apr (Mon) Prof. Richard Longstreth (Director, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, American Studies Department, George Washington University): Custard’s Last Stand: The Lure and Importance of the Recent Past [In Room 215, Mackay Science Hall]

15 Apr (Wed) Prof. Kelli Larson (Assistant Professor, Schools of Geographical Sciences and Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe): theme: social & ecological dynamics of residential landscapes

22 Apr (Wed) Prof. Allan Shearer (Donald Harrington Fellow, UT Austin, and Landscape Architecture Department, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers): Analytic Speculation

29 Apr (Wed) Prof. Peter Gordon (School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California): Sustainability: First Do No Harm


Programming thanks to the University of Nevada Academy for the Environment, the Mackay School of Earth Sciences & Engineering, the Mountain & Desert Research Committee, and the Marie Crowley Foundation