Lecture Archives



2009 - 2010



Fall 2009 Lectures:


Thursday October 15: Dr. Jefferson Fox, Senior Fellow, East-West Center

Title: Expansion of rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) in montane mainland Southeast Asia and implications for the environment and human livelihoods



Thursday October 22: Dr. Lesley Potter, Associate Professor of Geography, Australian National University

Co-hosted with the East-West Center

Title: Kalimantan’s agrarian transitions, ‘new poverty’ and the world economic crisis. More information…



Thursday October 29: Dr. Honami Kageyama, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Japan

Title: Japanese women's networks in Honolulu



Thursday November 12: Dr. Marc Imhoff, NASA Goddard Research Center

Co-hosted with the Bishop Museum, Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture, *** Begins at 4:30pm

Title: Gray Wave of the Great Transformation: A Satellite View of Urbanization, Climate Change, and Food Security.



Thursday November 19: Dr. Chris Lepczyk, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Title: tba



Spring 2010 Lectures:


Thursday January 28: Sugato Dutt, PhD Candidate and Leandro Romero, MA Student, Department of Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa


Title: Masked by the tiger: a study of rural livelihoods and conservation values in Northeast India

          Adjudicating modern water under ancient rules: An instance of 'translation between two laws' in Kona, Oahu


Thursday February 11: Donovan Preza, PhD student, Department of Geography, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


Title: The Empirical Writes Back: Re-examining Dispossession Resulting from the Māhele of 1848.


Friday February 19: Dr. Katharyne Mitchell, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography, University of Washington

Co-hosted with Political Science

Title: Broken Windows Policing and the Geopolitics of Ungoverned Space


Friday February 19: Dr. Matthew Sparke, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Washington

Co-hosted with Political Science

Title: Between the Geopolitics and Geoeconomics of Global Health


Thursday March 11: Dr. James Speer, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State University

Title: tba


Monday March 29th, noon-1pm Saunders 442: Dr. George Hurtt Associate Professor Department of Community and Ecosystems Ecology University of New Hampshire

Title: Harmonization of Global Land-Use Scenarios for IPCC-AR5


Thursday April 01 CANCELED: Dr. Brian Szuster, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Title: Scuba Diver Perceptions of Crowding