2016-17 Seminar Series
2016-17 marks the seventh year of the GCSC seminar series, which presents some of the best researchers--from around campus and across the country--whose work sheds light on global change and sustainability. Seminars are open to all, and students who are enrolled in the Seminar course, SUST 6800, have additional opportunities to engage with the speakers.
LOCATION: 210 ASB (ALINE SKAGGS BIOLOGY) University of Utah
Alternate Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
August 30, 2016
- Robin Craig, University of Utah College of Law
"Rethinking Sustainability to Deal with the Climate Change Trickster: Resilience Theory, the Anthropocene, and the Example of Marine Fisheries"
September 13, 2016
- Marc Parlange, University of British Columbia, Department of Civil Engineering
"West African Savanna hydrology under landscape transformation"
September 27, 2016
- Leah Sprain, University of Colorado Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information
"Democratic dilemmas of energy system transformation"
October 18, 2016
- Julie Guthman, University of California Santa Cruz Department of Sociology
"Pathogens, plant breeding, chemicals, land, and workers in the making and unmaking of California’s strawberry industry" (This seminar will be in Sutton Geology Bldg, 295 FASB)
November 1, 2016
- Fernando Bosco, San Diego State University Department of Geography
"Journeys in a ‘Food Desert’: Place, Mobility, and the Everyday Food Practices of Young People"
November 15, 2016
- Andrew Richardson, Harvard University Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
“Climate change, phenology, and ecosystem processes: What we are learning from the PhenoCam network”
November 29, 2016
- Manisha Anantharaman, St Mary’s College Department of Justice. Community, & Leadership
GCSC-affiliated faculty and their students are invited to nominate speakers for the GCSC Seminar Series.