University of Washington
Department of Geography
Geography Colloquium Series, Autumn 2001
Geography Colloquia meet on Fridays at 2:30 in Mary Gates Hall 241.
The usual format is a brief introduction, a 40-minute presentation, and 15 minutes for questions.  At 3:30, the formal session is followed by informal discussion over refreshments.  Please join us!

 5 October "Preparing for the Big One" Stephanie Chang, UW Department of Geography; Sam Sublett, UW Safety Office
12 October "Hospice Geographies:  The Spatial Paradoxes of Terminal Care" Michael Brown, UW Department of Geography
19 October "Benchmarking, Audits, and Contracts:  Practices and Spaces of the Globalizing Economy" Richard LeHeron, University of Auckland Department of Geography
26 October "Transnational Social Spaces of Filipino Women Migrants and Citizenship in Japan" Ruri Ito, Ochanomizu University Department of Sociology and Institute for Gender Studies
 2 November "Disentangling the Interaction of Migration, Mobility, and Earnings" Suzanne Davies Withers, UW Department of Geography
 9 November "Glass Ceilings and Pink Collar Ghettos:  Feminist Geographies of Canadian Banking" Kim V.L. England, UW Department of Geography;  UW Canadian Studies, and Women Studies
16 November "Liberty, Fraternity, Equality:  The Politics of Health" Richard Wilkinson, Univ. of Nottingham Medical School and Texas Institute for Society and Health
23 November Thanksgiving holiday
30 November "Institutional Barriers and Migrants in the Chinese Urban Labor Market" Kam Wing Chan, UW Department of Geography
 7 December "Institutional Approaches to Occupational Training" James W. Harrington, UW Department of Geography


revised 9 November 2001