Spring 2023 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 25)
  • Contact: Reece Jones, reecej@hawaii.edu

Gimiigiwemin: Sharing gifts of knowledge and experience to build relationships in the geographies of Indigenous health and wellness

  • January 19
  • Chantelle Richmond, Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Social Sciences at UH Mānoa and Professor, Western University (Canada)

How did precipitation vary across the midcontinental United States over the last 1,500 years?

  • February 2
  • David Pompeani, Lecturer, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Rendering water governance technical in the Mekong River Basin

  • February 16
  • Ming Li Yong, Fellow, East-West Center

Systemic Bias in Science and a Program to Produce More Just and Equitable Research

  • March 9
  • Sarah Rebolloso McCullough, Feminist Research Institute and Environmental Justice Leaders Program, UC-Davis

Title: What Happened at Red Hill: Lessons from the Poisoning of Honolulu’s Drinking Water

  • March 30
  • Marti Townsend, Regional Engagement Specialist, Earthjustice

Climate Change and Livelihood Outcomes in Rural India

  • April 13
  • Sandeep Kandikuppa, Fellow, East-West Center
  • Cosponsor: The Center for South Asian Studies