News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography and Environment 2020 Spring semester course list and seat availability is online at, https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/avail.classes?i=MAN&t=202030&s=GEOG

UH Geography & Environment students Katie Taladay, Yoko Uyehara, Derek Ford, and Ross Winans are volunteering with the Hawaiʻi Geographic Information Coordinating Councilʻs celebration of #GISDay at UH-Mānoa, to be held on BUSAD first floor on Nov. 18., https://www.higicc.org/event-3593004

Public lecture TODAY, Nov. 14 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - Public lecture by Dr. Seth Quintus, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UH-Mānoa on, "Constructed Landscapes, Environmental Constraints, and Legacy Effects: Components of Environmental Space in Pre-European Sāmoa."

Public lecture tomorrow, Thurs. Nov. 14 @ Noon in 443 Saunders - "Constructed Landscapes, Environmental Constraints, and Legacy Effects: Components of Environmental Space in Pre-European Sāmoa," by Dr. Seth Quintus, Assistant Professor of Anthropology @UHManoa.

Celebrate #GISday at @UHManoa on Nov. 13 - UH Geography & Environment MA alum and GIS coordinator @UHMLibrary, Mahany Lindquist, is hosting GIS Lighting Talks on the ground floor from 9am-12:45pm. Drs. Qi Chen, Yi Qiang, Dave Beilman, and Abby Frazier are a few of the presenters.

TUES.. Nov. 12, 3:00-4:30pm in 704F Saunders - UH Geography & Environment Drs. Reece Jones, Mary Mostafanezhad, and Yi Qiang will present at the 2019 @CSS_UHManoa Research Symposium,"'Seeds' for Success." For event details and flyer: http://www.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/events/event-details.cfm?events_eventid=1387

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones is the discussant at #asa2019 in Honolulu, for the session "Mobility Justice: Power, Policing, and Alternative Futures." 12:00pm today, Saturday, Nov. 9 in room 304B.

UH Geography & Environment PhD candidate Kyle Kajihiro is speaking at the 10AM #asa2019 Sat., Nov. 9 session, "Unsettling Claims in Hawaiʻi: Recognition and Repudiation and Refusal" in room 307A. Earlier he was on the 8:00AM panel on geographies of U.S. militarism in Oceania.

UH Geography and Environment graduate student Myles Ritchie successfully defended his Master's thesis, "Establishing Consensus Core Criteria for the Protection of Heritage Trees" on November 1st. Congrats, Myles!

TODAY, Thurs., Nov. 7th @ Noon in 443 Saunders - Public lecture: "A Queer New York: Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers, 1983-2008" from Dr. Jen Jack Gieseking, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky @UKarts_sciences.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Reece Jones is the discussant at #asa2019 in Honolulu on Sat, Nov 9 at noon for the session "Mobility Justice: Power, Policing, and Alternative Futures"
https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/theasa/theasa19/index.php?cmd=Online+Program+View+Session&selected_session_id=1530406&PHPSESSID=l47q2uamhuskfqjshskin7r8k6

Public lecture this Thurs., Nov. 7th @ Noon in 443 Saunders by Dr. Jen Jack Gieseking, Asst. Professor of Geography at U. of Kentucky @UKarts_sciences. The title of their talk is, "A Queer New York: Geographies of Lesbians, Dykes, and Queers, 1983-2008." http://jgieseking.org/AQNY/

UH Geog. & Env. is co-sponsoring a talk by Noura Erakat, "Understanding the Deal of the Century and Paths Forward in Palestine" on Nov. 6, 4:30-6pm at Kamakakūokalani Ctr for Hawaiian Studies. The lecture is part of the Better Tmrw Speaker Series @UHManoa. https://www.facebook.com/events/448461715795775/

TODAY, Friday Nov. 1st @ 10am in 442 Saunders - UH Geography and Environment MA student Myles Ritchie will defend his thesis entitled, "Establishing Consensus Core Criteria for the Protection of Heritage Trees." Myles' committee chair is Associate Professor Brian Szuster.

TODAY, Oct. 31, 12:00-1:00pm in Bilger Hall 150 - “The Geography of Processes: A Spatial Analytical Perspective on the 2016 US Presidential Election” - Public lecture by Dr. Stewart Fotheringham, Professor of Computational Spatial Science @ASU_SGSUP. http://socialsciences.people.hawaii.edu/events-pdf/GeographyofProcessses.pdf

UH Geography and PhD alum Ku'ulei Rodgers and her work on coral bleaching research at the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology’s Coral Reef Ecology Lab was covered in a recent @wearehpr report: https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/corals-are-adapting-higher-temperatures-likely-not-fast-enough#stream/0

Public lecture this Thurs., Oct. 31 @ Noon in Bilger 150- "The Geography of Processes: A Spatial Analytical Perspective on the 2016 US Presidential Election" from Dr. Stewart Fotheringham, Professor of Computational Spatial Science @ASU_SGSUP. In @asunews: https://asunow.asu.edu/20190201-sun-devil-life-freshley-minted-regents-professor-plumbs-geospatial-data-make-sense-world

Today, Monday Oct. 28th - UH Geography & Environment Prof. Krisna Suryanata and Associate Prof. Mary Mostafanezhad will be at the launch event as contributors of the new book, "Nourish: The Revitalization of Foodways in Hawaiʻi," 4-5pm at Hālau o Haumea, Ctr for Hawaiian Studies.

UH Geography and Environment MA student Myles Ritchie will defend his thesis entitled, "Establishing Consensus Core Criteria for the Protection of Heritage Trees" on Friday, Nov. 1st @ 10:00am in 442 Saunders. Myles' committee chair is Associate Professor Brian Szuster.

UH Geography & Environment Prof. Krisna Suryanata and Associate Prof. Mary Mostafanezhad contributed a chapter to the new book, "Nourish: The Revitalization of Foodways in Hawaiʻi." There will be a book launch event on Oct. 28, 4-5pm at Hālau o Haumea, Center for Hawaiian Studies

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Camilo Mora, PhD student Katie Taladay, and colleagues replied to a Comment on to their 2018 article on Bitcoin emissions in @NatureClimate. Their response, published in Sept. 2019, may be accessed here: http://www.soc.hawaii.edu/mora/Publications/Mora%20068.pdf

UH Geography & Env. PhD Alum Kamana Beamer participated in a discussion on @HawaiiNewsNow, of advocates from both sides of the TMT issue. https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/10/17/advocates-both-sides-tmt-issue-come-together-open-discussion/. @KamanaBeamer is an Associate Professor at UH Center for Hawaiian Studies and at William S. Richardson School of Law.

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