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

  • 11:30 - 12:10  Olalekan Balogun, PhD proposal presentation
  • 12:10 - 12:50  Julian Gutierrez Castano, PhD proposal presentation

17 November

  • Ranu Basu (York University)
    "A 'Geopolitical Suburb'? Caimanera as Guantanamo's Revolutionary Frontier."

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

2017 Lunchtime Science Seminar Series
N401 Ross, Wednesdays 11:30-12:30

November 8
Kaz Higuchi
: The impacts of the PNA and NAO on annual maximum
snowpack over southern Canada.

November 15
Jennifer Korosi: Lake ecosystem change at the southern limit of permafrost.

November 22
Lewis Molot: Trace metal limitation of cyanobacteria blooms: response to Mo, Co and Ni levels in surface waters across Canada.

November 29
Rick Bello: Using NARR data to interpret expanding shore leads and polynyas in Hudson Bay ice cover.


 

2017-18 Graduate Development Workshops

Full Workshop List

TBC

 

 

 

Calendar of All Events

Apr
1
Sun
2018
YUGSA Academic Funds deadline
Apr 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.

Aug
1
Wed
2018
YUGSA Academic Funds deadline
Aug 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.

Dec
1
Sat
2018
YUGSA Academic Funds deadline
Dec 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.

Apr
1
Mon
2019
YUGSA Academic Funds deadline
Apr 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
YUGSA Academic Funds deadline
Aug 1 all-day

These include the Conference Support Fund, Thesis Support Fund, and Skills Development Fund. Applicants are eligible for funding from only one of these funds per year. Average funding is $100 per applicant and varies depending on the number of applicants.

Conference Support Fund
This fund is for students presenting at a conference. This fund is not for students who are only attending conferences and it is not meant to be a primary source of funding for conferences.

Thesis Support Fund
This fund is designed to help defray the costs involved in producing theses or major papers. Expenses covered under this fund include the costs of supplies, materials, and services expended on the project. Purchases of reusable/resaleable items such as computers, books, and journals will not be covered.

Skills Development Support
This fund supports projects that help students develop skills in relation to their programme of study. It is intended for practical, skills-based training programs not offered at York.