Event Calendar

The Graduate Program in Geography hosts a number of events for students, faculty, staff, community members and partners throughout the year.

Colloquium Series

Convenor: Philip Kelly

Full Series List

Note: Unless otherwise noted, colloquia are held at 11.30am in Ross N120 and are preceded by the departmental coffee morning in the Geography Lounge at 10.30am.

8 September

  • Doug Saunders and Tom Cardoso (Globe and Mail)
    "A Tale of Two Canadas: Where you grew up affects your income in adulthood"

21 September  (1:30 - 3:30, HNES Room 140)

  • York University Department of Geography Distinguished Guest Lecture:
    Parvati Raghuram (Open University, UK)
    "Race and feminist care ethics – intersectionality as method"
    1.30-3.30pm, Thursday September 21st, 2017.

    HNES Room 140, York University
    All are welcome!

22 September

  • Parvati Raghuram (Open University, UK)
    "The politics of comparison: modernity, technology and migrant women"

29 September

  • Patricia Wood (York University)
    "Citizenship, Activism and the City: the Invisible and the Impossible"

6 October

  • Merrin Macrae (University of Waterloo)
    "Phosphorus losses from agricultural fields in Ontario: Importance of the
    non-growing season"

13 October

  • Kevin Ward (University of Manchester, UK)
    “We need the developer to develop”: speculative urbanism and the
    challenges of using financial tools

Fall Reading Days (Oct. 26-29)

3 November

  • 11:00 - 11:40  Olalekan Balogun, PhD proposal presentation
  • 11:40 - 12:20  Julian Gutierrez Castano, PhD proposal presentation

17 November

  • Ranu Basu (York University)
    "Education, Revolution and Public Space in the City: Celebrating International Solidarity and Peace from Havana."

24 November

  • Colin Robertson (University of Wilfrid Laurier)
    "Geographical Expertise in the Big Data Era: Rethinking approaches to
    evaluating geographic information quality"

1 December

  • Raju Das (York University)
    "A Marxist Critique of David Harvey's Theory of Accumulation by Dispossession"

5 January

  • Mike Pisaric (Brock University)
    "Climate and ecological disturbance in the western Canadian Arctic (title tbc)"

19 January

  • Andre Robert (York University)
    "A River in Peril: Human Activities and Environmental Impacts on the Lower Mekong River and its Delta".

26 January

  • Shiri Pasternak (Ryerson University)
    "Jurisdiction and the Geography of Colonial Lawfare"

2 February

  • Alison Bain (York University)
    "Assessing cultural spillover dynamics in Leipzig, Germany: the case of the Baumwollspinnerei"

Winter Term Reading Week (Feb. 17-23)

2 March, Masters/PhD Proposal Presentations
11:30 - 11:50: MA/MSc proposal presentation
11:50 - 12:10: MA/MSc proposal presentation
12:10 - 12:30: MA/MSc proposal presentation
11:30 - 11:50: MA/MSc proposal presentation

16 March, Masters/PhD Proposal Presentations
11:30 - 11:50: MA/MSc proposal presentation
11:50 - 12:10: MA/MSc proposal presentation
12:10 - 12:30: MA/MSc proposal presentation
11:30 - 11:50: MA/MSc proposal presentation

23 March, PhD Proposal Presentations
11:30 - 12:10: Chaya Go, PhD II
12:10 - 12:50: Leora Gansworth, PhD II

6 April, Masters/PhD Proposal Presentations
10:00 - 10:20: MA/MSc proposal presentation
10:20 - 10:40: MA/MSc proposal presentation
10:40 - 11:00: MA/MSc proposal presentation
11:20 - 12:00: MA/MSc proposal presentation
Break
1:00 - 1:40: Wendy Medina De Leora, PhD II
1:40 - 2:30: Carley MacKay, PhD II
2:30 - 3:10: Tewodros Asfaw, PhD II

 

Physical Geography Lunchtime Seminars

Note: Unless otherwise noted, the seminars are held at 12.30 pm- 1:30 pm in Ross N143

TBC

 

2017-18 Graduate Development Workshops

Full Workshop List

TBC

 

 

 

Calendar of All Events

Jan
10
Wed
2018
CUPE Professional Development Fund (PDF) deadline
Jan 10 all-day

The Professional Development Fund provides funding to members in all Units to support them in attending and presenting at conferences, and with other professional development expenses.

A total of $125,000 is allocated to this fund for purposes such as assisting new employees (priority to those within first two years of employment) develop professional competence and ability, to  assist employees in upgrading professional qualifications, and to help cover some of the expenses associated with presenting at conferences (airfare, hotels and such). The PDF does not cover capital costs such as equipment, software, stationary, and books, but does cover conference funding, professional development such as fees for courses/programmes/workshops.

Jun
10
Sun
2018
CUPE Professional Development Fund (PDF) deadline
Jun 10 all-day

The Professional Development Fund provides funding to members in all Units to support them in attending and presenting at conferences, and with other professional development expenses.

A total of $125,000 is allocated to this fund for purposes such as assisting new employees (priority to those within first two years of employment) develop professional competence and ability, to  assist employees in upgrading professional qualifications, and to help cover some of the expenses associated with presenting at conferences (airfare, hotels and such). The PDF does not cover capital costs such as equipment, software, stationary, and books, but does cover conference funding, professional development such as fees for courses/programmes/workshops.

Sep
10
Mon
2018
CUPE Professional Development Fund (PDF) deadline
Sep 10 all-day

The Professional Development Fund provides funding to members in all Units to support them in attending and presenting at conferences, and with other professional development expenses.

A total of $125,000 is allocated to this fund for purposes such as assisting new employees (priority to those within first two years of employment) develop professional competence and ability, to  assist employees in upgrading professional qualifications, and to help cover some of the expenses associated with presenting at conferences (airfare, hotels and such). The PDF does not cover capital costs such as equipment, software, stationary, and books, but does cover conference funding, professional development such as fees for courses/programmes/workshops.

Jan
10
Thu
2019
CUPE Professional Development Fund (PDF) deadline
Jan 10 all-day

The Professional Development Fund provides funding to members in all Units to support them in attending and presenting at conferences, and with other professional development expenses.

A total of $125,000 is allocated to this fund for purposes such as assisting new employees (priority to those within first two years of employment) develop professional competence and ability, to  assist employees in upgrading professional qualifications, and to help cover some of the expenses associated with presenting at conferences (airfare, hotels and such). The PDF does not cover capital costs such as equipment, software, stationary, and books, but does cover conference funding, professional development such as fees for courses/programmes/workshops.

Jun
10
Mon
2019
CUPE Professional Development Fund (PDF) deadline
Jun 10 all-day

The Professional Development Fund provides funding to members in all Units to support them in attending and presenting at conferences, and with other professional development expenses.

A total of $125,000 is allocated to this fund for purposes such as assisting new employees (priority to those within first two years of employment) develop professional competence and ability, to  assist employees in upgrading professional qualifications, and to help cover some of the expenses associated with presenting at conferences (airfare, hotels and such). The PDF does not cover capital costs such as equipment, software, stationary, and books, but does cover conference funding, professional development such as fees for courses/programmes/workshops.