Geography Awareness Week: Monday, November 14th – Thursday, November 17th, 2011

November 13, 2011

November 14th – 17th, 2011: The Department of Geography and the Geography Student Association present the International Geography Awareness Film Festival, “Geography: The Adventure in Your Community”.

Monday, November 14th, 2011

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Wende Museum presents East German (GDR) Home Movies. Curators: Lisa Bechtold and Dr. Dmitrii Sidorov. Location: LA4 104.


Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Department of Anthropology presents “Geography Themes in Student Visual Anthropology Films”. Curator: Dr. R. Scott Wilson. There will also be a special screening of Mathew Gandy’s Liquid City (2007, 30′). This film explores the complexity of water politics in Bombay/Mumbai. Presented by Dr. Paul Laris. Location: LA4 100.


Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

GIS Day: Bus Tours to Los Angeles County (Alhambra) GIS Conference. For additional information about GIS Day, please contact the Department of Geography by Monday, November 14th.

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Guest Speaker: Aregnaz Mooradian, Peace Corp Volunteer

“Living and Working in Uganda”

Location: LH1 151

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Film Screening: Home, a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Location: This is a special outdoor screening between LA3 and LA4. The film will be shown in LA4 104 if the weather is bad.


Thursday, November 17th, 2011

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Department of Film and Electronic Arts presents “Geography Themes in Department’s Best Student Films”. Curator: Dr. Jerry Mosher. Location: LA4 100.