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 AAG Specialty Group Highlighted Sessions
 

 

Animal Geography Specialty Group

2629 What is a wild life?
(Sponsored by Animal Geography Specialty Group, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Plaza B, Hyatt, East Tower, Green Level (Panel Session)

 

Asian Geography Specialty Group

1677 Asia Calling: Will you Answer?
(Sponsored by Asian Geography Specialty Group, China Specialty Group, Middle East Specialty Group, International Research and Scholarly Exchange Committee )

Tuesday, April 21, 4:40 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Room: Alpine 2, Swissôtel, Lucerne Level (Panel Session)

 

Bible Geography Specialty Group

3125 “New Bible Research Thrusts and Old Questions Probed”
(Sponsored by Bible Geography Specialty Group)

Thursday, April 23, 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

Room: Grand Suite 2 AB, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Paper Session)

 

Biogeography Specialty Group

4519 Geographers on John Muir - Critically Assessing His Legacy and Relevance 100 Years On
(Sponsored by Biogeography Specialty Group, Cultural and Political Ecology Specialty Group )

Friday, April 24, 3:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room: Columbus KL, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Cartography Specialty Group

2286 Cartography in the Classroom: Pedagogy, Techniques, and Research on Teaching
(Sponsored by Cartography Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: 300 Classroom, University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 3rd Floor (Panel Session)


China Specialty Group

3220 China Geography Specialty Group Plenary Series I: David Ley, “Re-visiting the property state: the cultural relations of homeownership in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and beyond”
(Sponsored by China Specialty Group, Asian Geography Specialty Group, Urban Geography Specialty Group, International Research and Scholarly Exchange Committee)

Thursday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: Grand A, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Climate Specialty Group

2618 Acclaimed broadcast meteorologist and filmmaker Tom Skilling will be the 2015 AAG Climate Specialty Group Plenary Speaker
(Sponsored by Climate Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Columbus IJ, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Paper Session)

 

Communication Geography Specialty Group

1157 Geographies of Media I: Provocations
(Sponsored by Communication Geography Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 8:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

Room: Addams, Hyatt, West Tower, Silver Level (Paper Session)

 

Community College Affinity Group

4451 Engaging Local Geographies: Bringing the surrounding area into the lower division classroom
(Sponsored by Community College Affinity Group, Geography Education Specialty Group)

Friday, April 24, 1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Room: Stetson A, Hyatt, West Tower, Purple Level (Panel Session)

 

Cultural Geography Specialty Group

3625 “The New Cultural Instrumentalism: Chicago Goes Global” - the 2015 Cultural Geography SG Marquee Session
(Sponsored by Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Historical Geography Specialty Group, Chicago and the Great Lakes Region)

Thursday, April 23, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Grand Suite 2 AB, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Cultural Geography Specialty Group

2429 Cultural Geographies Annual Lecture: Enisle
(Sponsored by Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Radical Intra-Disciplinarity, GeoHumanities)

Wednesday, April 22, 1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Room: Plaza B, Hyatt, East Tower, Green Level (Paper Session)

 

Development Geographies Specialty Group

3443 Development Geographies: Looking Forward
(Sponsored by Development Geographies Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: Regency B, Hyatt, West Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Disability Specialty Group

1177 Questioning geography’s ‘healthy subject’ I: Geography and Mental Health
(Sponsored by Disability Specialty Group, Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Geographic Perspectives on Women Specialty Group )

Friday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 p.m.

Room: Grand E/F, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Economic Geography Specialty Group

1635 Financing and Governing Infrastructure - Final Panel
(Sponsored by Economic Geography Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 4:40 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Room: Picasso, Hyatt, West Tower, Bronze Level (Paper Session)

 

Energy and Environment Specialty Group

1633 Energy and Environment Specialty Group Annual Plenary Lecture: “Subterranean Territories of Oil Regionalism.” Dr. Gabriela Valdivia
(Sponsored by Energy and Environment Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 4:40 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Room: Gold Coast, Hyatt, West Tower, Bronze Level (Panel Session)

European Specialty Group

1463 Addressing new political and socio-cultural challenges in Europe since the 2007-2008 financial crisis
(Sponsored by European Specialty Group, Political Geography Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 12:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Room: Ogden, Hyatt, West Tower, Silver Level (Paper Session)

 

Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group

3548 CyberGIS Symposium: Transactions in GIS Plenary
(Sponsored by Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group, Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group)

Thursday, April 23, 3:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room: Crystal A, Hyatt, West Tower, Green Level (Paper Session)

 

Geographic Perspectives on Women Specialty Group

3608 A Political Ecology of Women, Water, and Global Environmental Change: a panel-audience discussion of current contributions to feminist environmental research 
(Sponsored by Geographic Perspectives on Women Specialty Group)

Thursday, April 23, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Skyway 282, Hyatt, East Tower, Blue Level (Panel Session)
 

 

Geographies of Food & Agriculture Specialty Group

4652 Labor/workers across the food chain: Building collaborations between activists and academics
(Sponsored by Geographies of Food and Agriculture Specialty Group, Socialist and Critical Geography Specialty Group, Rural Geography Specialty Group)

Friday, April 24, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Stetson BC, Hyatt, West Tower, Purple Level (Panel Session)

 

Geography of Religions and Belief Systems Specialty Group

1654 Annual Geography of Religions and Belief Systems Lecture 2015: The post-secular problematic
(Sponsored by Geography of Religions and Belief Systems Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 4:40 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Room: Stetson E, Hyatt, West Tower, Purple Level (Panel Session)

 

 

Historical Geography Specialty Group

4233 Distinguished Historical Geographer Plenary: The Legacy of the Slums
(Sponsored by Historical Geography Specialty Group, Cultural Geography Specialty Group)

Friday, April 24, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: Gold Coast, Hyatt, West Tower, Bronze Level (Panel Session)


Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group

3656 Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group Plenary
Thursday, 4/23/2015 from 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Stetson G, Hyatt, West Tower, Purple Level

International Research and Scholarly Exchange Committee

1577 Re-Birth of the Region: Saliency, Implications and Imaginaries
(Sponsored by International Research and Scholarly Exchange Committee, Mountain Geography Specialty Group, Development Geographies Specialty Group, Russian, Central Eurasian, and East European  Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 2:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

Room: Alpine 2, Swissôtel, Lucerne Level (Panel Session)

 

Landscape Specialty Group

4419 The Taylor-Francis/Routledge Distinguished Lecture in Geomorphology “From Landscape Evolution to Human Evolution” presented by Darryl E. Granger
(Sponsored by Geomorphology Specialty Group, Landscape Specialty Group, Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group)

Friday, April 24, 1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Room: Columbus KL, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Latin America Specialty Group

2590 Central American ‘Crisis’ Revisited 4
(Sponsored by Latin America Specialty Group, Development Geographies Specialty Group, Political Geography Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 3:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Room: 406 Classroom, University of Chicago Gleacher Center, 4th Floor (Panel Session)

 

Mountain Geography Specialty Group

5579 Mountain Connectivity Conservation and Development
(Sponsored by Mountain Geography Specialty Group, Biogeography Specialty Group, Development Geographies Specialty Group)

Saturday, April 25, 4:00 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.

Room: St. Morits, Swissôtel, Lucerne Level (Paper Session)

 

Polar Geography Specialty Group

1348 The Changing Map of the Arctic: Keynoted speech by Mead Treadwell
(Sponsored by Polar Geography Specialty Group, Russian, Central Eurasian, and East European Specialty Group, Human Dimensions of Global Change Specialty Group)

Tuesday, April 21, 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Room: Crystal A, Hyatt, West Tower, Green Level (Paper Session)

 

Political Geography Specialty Group

2250 Political Geography Plenary: State Power in Blue
(Sponsored by Political Geography Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: Crystal C, Hyatt, West Tower, Green Level (Panel Session)

 

Population Specialty Group

2625 Key issues in the immigrant integration debate
(Sponsored by Population Specialty Group, Ethnic Geography Specialty Group)

Wednesday, April 21, 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Room: Grand Suite 2 AB, Hyatt, East Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)

 

Retired Geographers Affinity Group

2228 Assessing Retirement Communities: Patterns and Purposes
(Sponsored by Retired Geographers Affinity Group)

Wednesday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Room: Plaza A, Hyatt, East Tower, Green Level (Panel Session)


Rural Geography Specialty Group
3278 - New Voices in Rural Geography
Thursday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Room: Zermatt / Gstaad, Swissotel, Lucerne Level



Urban Geography Specialty Group

3442 Urban Geography Plenary Lecture: Ananya Roy, “What is Urban About Critical Urban Theory?”
(Sponsored by Urban Geography Specialty Group)

Thursday, April 23, 1:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Room: Regency A, Hyatt, West Tower, Gold Level (Panel Session)