Lecture series 2013-2014

Want to learn more about human geography and city studies in practice? The department is hosting a year-long lecture series to provide you an opportunity to hear about geography practices and research from around the globe. We've invited a number of distinguised academics and researchers to share their knowledge and experiences from the field. 
 
Please join us for exciting afternoons of lectures and discussions. Light food and refreshments will be provided.
 
Our speaker series consists of: 

Speaker Title Date and locatio
Solomon Benjamin
 
Humanities and Social Sciences Department, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
 
Occupancy Urbanism as a way to expand the 'South' of 'Southern Cities' 
 
Sept. 30th, 2013
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
MW 324 
 
 
Sayaka Fujii
 
Division of Policy and Planning Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
 
Challenge of Reform and Renovation Projects of Public Housing in Japan: And What Can Be Learned from Toronto’s Experience?
 
Oct. 31st, 2013
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
 
MW 324
 
Beverley Mullings
 
Department of Geography, Queen's University
 
 
Caribbean Youth, Urban Governance and the Right to the City
 
Nov. 14th, 2013
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
MW 324
 
Serena Kataoka
 
Social Welfare & Development, and Gender, Equity & Social Justice, Nipissing University
 
 
Domination in and through the global urban
 
Jan. 30th, 2014
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
MW 324
 
Aly Karam
 
School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand, Johnnesburg
 
 
TBA
 
Feb. 27th, 2014
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
MW 324
 
Wendy Cheng
 
Asian Pacific American Studies and Justice & Social Inquiry in the School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University
 
 
Remapping Tourism: “People’s Guides” and Radical Popular Geography
 
 
March 27th, 2014
 
3:00-5:00 PM
 
MW 324