Fall 2017 Events

FALL 2017 UPCOMING EVENT SCHEDULE

Public Lecture

October 11th – 5:00 PM | Biocomplexity Auditorium

Dr. Susan Gates | Visiting Professor School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

Title: “Days of Slaughter”

Seminar Series

October 31st – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square

Dr. Jonathan Pugh | Senior Academic Fellow, Newcastle University

Title: “Assemblage, Transversality and Participation in the Neoliberal University”

November 13th – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square

Dr. Andy Scerri | Assistant Professor of Political Science, Virginia Tech

Title: “Taking Sustainability Seriously in the Piedmont Sprawl Belt?”

November 16th – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square

Michael Vadman | PhD Student in Department of Geosciences and Global Forum, Virginia Tech

Title: “Looking for Off-Fault Deformation and Measuring Strain Accumulation During the Past ~70 years on a Portion of the Locked San Andreas Fault”

November 29th – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square

Dr. Dan Simundza & Simone Franzi | Research Scientist at the Global Forum/PhD Student, PGG, Virginia Tech

Title: “Mapping Innovation Networks in the Financial Industry: Geographies of Blockchain Consortia”

December 7th – 3:30 PM | Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience | Kent Square

Dr. Shannon Bell | Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech

Title: “Cultural Manipulation, Friends of Coal, and the Socially Constructed Barriers to a Resilient Economy in Central Appalachia”