News from the Department of Geography and Environment

UH Geography and Environment has a combined 5-year BA and MA program. More information is available here: https://t.co/Oc0oGqeM0o

The Department of Geography and Environment has four extension courses available online this spring 2022, including course on global tourism and the geography of Japan https://t.co/gN7MZgQbwN

UH GEO professor Camilo Mora was interviewed in this piece by @ishaantharoor, published prior to #COP26 - "An upcoming climate summit is supposed to save the planet. But pessimism is building." https://t.co/yYGI2rPOrr.

UH GEO alum and professor at Utsunomiya University Benjamin Schrager (@benschrager) has a new research article entitled, "The vice of biosecurity: tightening restrictions on life to counter avian influenza in Japan," in Territory, Politics, Governance - https://t.co/yPjmGkU9d6.

Check out the Department of Geography and Environment's spring course offerings including over 90% zero textbook cost classes and a joint class with students at Osaka City University in Japan:
https://t.co/gsTWLJmd0l

GEO public lecture today - Thursday, Nov. 18 at 12pm HST - "Le Corbusier’s Nightmare: The Rise of Small Towns," by Dr. Eric Vaz, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies at Ryerson University.

UH GEO professor Marina Karides shares Hawaiʻi perspectives at COP26 in Glasgow last week. Read in @UHawaiiNews: https://t.co/Fdkotl88Ui

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GEO public lecture this Thurs., Nov. 18 at 12pm HST - "Le Corbusier’s Nightmare: The Rise of Small Towns," by Dr. Eric Vaz, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Spatial Analysis in Geography and Environmental Studies at Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada.

It is #GeographyAwarenessWeek! Geography faculty, students, and alumni - celebrate by posting a photo of you in your work. Mention @TheAAG and use #GeoSelfie #Geoweek in your tweet.

UH Geography and Environment is co-sponsoring this lecture today, Nov. 12 @ 2pm HST - "Women, War, & Revolutions in Myanmar: Himalaya, Naga Hills to Thai-Burma Borderlands," by Dr. Khin Mar Mar Kyi, University of Oxford. The talk is part of @ManoaAnthro's 2021 Colloquium Series.

UH GEO professor Hong Jiang is a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan this fall as part of her project on the cultural geography of tea.

UH GEO alumna and professor of geography at Clark University Abby Frazier has been selected to lead the Hawai’i and U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment, https://t.co/xOZYDzK1M2. Congrats @AbbyGailFrazier!

UH GEO professor Marina Karides is a participant in the COP 26 climate discussions in Glasgow representing the Association of American Geographers and the University of Hawai'i.

UH GEO Professor and Department Chair Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) wrote an op-ed in the New York Times on the history of race and immigration in the U.S., https://t.co/YS0DEQYemS

UH GEO professor Marina Karides co-authored a new article entitled, "'I have an accent, so people know I’m not from here': a racial and ethnic analysis of international STEM faculty in Hawai‘i" in Ethnic and Racial Studies, https://t.co/IwpaZsMoE0.

Congratulations Qian Zhang on a successful defense of her dissertation, "Mapping Forest Aboveground Biomass in the Brazilian Amazon Using Airborne LiDAR, Landsat Imagery, and Deep Learning." Qian's advisor is Professor Qi Chen. Excellent work!

UH GEO public talk TODAY, Nov. 4 at 12pm HST - UH GEO chair and professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) discusses his new book, "White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall."

UH GEO professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) will be @Powells to discuss White Borders with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of Not a Nation of Immigrants, at 5 PM PDT. More info here: https://t.co/43w3uwAsYx

Public talk this Thursday, Nov. 4 at 12pm HST - UH GEO chair and professor Reece Jones (@ReeceJonesUH) discusses his new book, "White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall."

UH Geography and Environment's joint online class offerings with Japanese university students is highlighted in the latest @CSS_UHManoa newsletter - https://t.co/ue2g2sVPH4.

UH Geography and Environment PhD student Gina McGuire is presenting her dissertation proposal entitled, "Mapping Ola: Hawaiian Healing Approach to Understanding Place-Based Wellbeing," at 12:30pm HST today, Oct. 29th.

Public lecture TODAY, Oct. 28 at 12pm HST - "Emerging Feminist Places and Spaces Through Filmmaking," by Dr. Vera Zambonelli, Founder and Executive Director, Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking (@hiwomeninfilm). https://t.co/X6JQhIVBQq

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