Spring 2024 Public Lecture Series

Our geography public lectures feature a variety of local, national, and international speakers presenting topics from a diverse range of disciplines.

  • Thursdays at Noon (unless noted)
  • Location: Saunders Hall 443 (maximum capacity of 40)
  • Contact: Reece Jones, reecej@hawaii.edu

The Threat of Excess: Flipping the Script on Climate Change and War

  • February 8 - This event has been postponed until Thursday, February 29
  • Gitte Du Plessis, Department of Politics, Tampere University (Finland)

At War with Women: Military Humanitarianism and Imperial Feminism in an Era of Permanent War

  • February 15
  • Jennifer Greenburg, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Sheffield
  • Cosponsored by Departments of Ethnic Studies, Political Science, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Histories of Displacement: The Case of the Gilbertese in Solomon Islands

  • February 22
  • Tammy Tabe, East-West Center

Connected and Extracted: Understanding How Centrality in the Global Wheat Supply Chain Affects Global Hunger

  • March 7
  • Subhashni Raj, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

"And I Never Drank Blue Wine Again": Ecology, (In)Humanity, and Harvesting Interviews

  • March 28
  • Marina Karides, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Assessing Tropical Forest Disturbance Dynamics Using Radar Satellite Data

  • Tuesday, April 30
  • Johannes Reiches, Wageningen University