News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography and Environment MA student Ross Winans co-authored a new paper published in Remote Sensing titled, "Intensity Values of Terrestrial Laser Scans Reveal Hidden Black Rock Art Pigment." https://t.co/7O6MqcA3Ic

UH Geography and Environment PhD student Kawēlau Wright will present her dissertation proposal, "Hulihia Nā Kānāwai ʻĀina: The Effects of Post-1893 Land Law Changes on Native Hawaiians – Population Demographic Supplement or Supplant?" on April 21 at 12:45 PM via Zoom.

UH Geography and Environment MA student Jackie Dean will defend her thesis entitled, "Effects of Land Control on Land Cover Change in Indonesia" via Zoom on April 19 at 9:00am HST. Her committee chair is Professor Qi Chen.

UH Geography and Environment Adjunct Faculty Dr. Kevin Woods (@Kevin_M_Woods) is presenting, "Agrarian Change and Armed Conflict in Myanmar" as part of @EastWestCenter Insights seminar on April 21, from 2:00-3:00pm HST. https://t.co/yUymEMfWVu

UH Geography and Environment Associate Professor Hong Jiang was awarded a Fulbright Scholar award for her research on tea cultures in Taiwan this Fall 2021 semester. Congrats, Hong!

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UH Geography and Environment PhD student Delilah Laidin won the @AAG_RTS Best Graduate Student Paper Award for her paper, "The Development of Disaster Tourism in Post 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami Indonesia." Congrats, Dal! #AAG2021

UH Geography and Environment MA student Grace Chun was awarded the @gsag_aag 2021 Graduate Student Affinity Group Research and Support Award. Congrats @gracechun_! #AAG2021

April 10 @ 3:05PM in #AAG2021 Virtual Rm. 30 - UH Geography & Environment cooperating faculty Assistant Professor Laurel Mei-Singh @uhm_es is presenting "A Broken Heart and Fear of the Bulldozer: Ghosts, Homelessness, and Insurgent Sovereignty in Hawaiʻi." https://t.co/0klkPXbjZN

UH Geography and Environment Professor and Chair Reece Jones was awarded the prestigious 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship (@guggfellows). Congrats, @ReeceJonesUH! https://t.co/WmwRCuSWKz

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#AAG2021 April 10 @ 4.40PM in Virtual Room 42 - UH Geography & Environment Associate Professor Mary Mostafanezhad (@GeogProfMary) is presenting, "Chronopolitics of Crisis: A Historical Political Ecology of Seasonal Air Pollution in Northern Thailand." https://t.co/gnYMyyrqMc

#AAG2021 on April 8 @ 11:10AM in Virtual room 22 - UH Geography and Environment Professor Marina Karides (@marina_karides) is presenting, "Bounded Space: Islands as a Sex Tourist Site for (Cisgender Straight) Women." https://t.co/7jSINP1Y7m

Considering summer classes? UH Geography and Environment PhD candidate Henryk Szadziewski (@henrykszad) is teaching GEO 353 Geography of China (3-credits) this summer session one. It will be held asynchronous online from May 24 - July 2, 2021. Click on image to enlarge flyer.

#AAG2021 starts in a couple days! Join the "Indigenous Circular Economies and Futurities" virtual panel on April 7 @ 11:10am PDT, led by UH Geography & Env. alumni @kamanabeamer, Kyle Kajihiro, and current grad students Kawēlau Wright and Kawena Elkington. https://t.co/5D5Z5eUhE5

UH Geography and Environment MA student Robert Lanfranchi will defend his thesis entitled, "Cultivating Surfers' Sense of Place: Community Building and Environmental Action on Oahu's North Shore" via Zoom on April 6 at 9:00am HST. His committee chair is @GeogProfMary.

UH Geography and Environment Professor Krisna Suryanata is the face of the new Fulbright U.S. Scholar award program. @Krisna_Hawaii received the award in 2017 to research the political ecology of agriculture and food at Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Congratulations Jacob Henry for the successful defense of his PhD dissertation entitled, "As Wages Wane: Prefiguring and Resisting Post-Wage Worlds." Great work, @jacobofhume! Jacob's dissertation committee chair is @GeogProfMary.

UH Geography & Environment alumni Kyle Kajihiro (PhD, '20) is presenting, "Remapping Lost Geographies: 'Pearl Harbor,' Kahoʻolawe, and Space of Indigenous (Re)Emergence" TODAY, 3:30pm CT / 1:30pm PT as part of @UWMadison IRH Monday Seminars. https://t.co/Qh4A5RLt6I

UH Geography and Environment alumni Myles Ritchie (MA, '19) has a new article, "Establishing consensus criteria for determining heritage tree status" in Arboricultural Journal. The article is based on his Geography MA thesis pertaining to heritage trees. https://t.co/NHKdkDRfE0

UH Geography and Environment public lecture TODAY, March 25 at 12pm HST via Zoom - "Why We Need Hybrid Ecosystems: Lessons from Hawaiian Forests," by Dr. Becky Ostertag, Professor of Biology at University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

MA student Grace Chun won best MA/MS grad student paper award from @theAAG Political Geography Speciality Group for her paper, "The celebrity humanitarian tourist: migrant solidarity and the popular geopolitics of the film Human Flow by Ai Weiwei." Congrats! @gracechun_!

Public lecture this Thurs., March 25 @ 12pm HST via Zoom - "Why We Need Hybrid Ecosystems: Lessons from Hawaiian Forests," by Dr. Becky Ostertag, Professor of Biology at University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Email Professor Marina Marides (mkarides@hawaii.edu) for Zoom link.

UH Geography and Environment's summer 2021 courses are online and require zero textbook purchase. Registration is open for all continuing UH System students and students admitted to this summer's UHM Summer Sessions.

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