Monday, January 24, 2011

Jon Gehrig writes Op-Ed in AAG Newsletter

Jon Gehrig participated as one of the 5 observers representing the AAG at the UNFCCC in CancĂșn Mexico. Gehrig along with coauthor Mike Urban wrote up their thoughts on the Cancun Agreement and what roles Geographers should play in Climate Change research. 

Overview on the AAG Newsletter
The Cancun Agreement (PDF)
The Delegates Blog
Jon Gehrig UT Profile
UNFCC Home Page

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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Sharon Wilcox Adams to attend HCA Spring Academy on American History, Culture, & Politics

Doctoral Candidate Sharon Wilcox Adams has been selected to attend the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) Spring Academy on American History, Culture, & Politics, an annual interdisciplinary conference for Ph.D. candidates. While there, she will present her dissertation research project, "Encountering El Tigre: Jaguars and People in the United States, 1800-2010."

The University of Heidelberg's Center for American Studies (HCA) is an interdisciplinary institute and center for  research on topics related to the United States of America. It was founded in 2003, making it the newest institute of Germany's oldest university Ruprecht-Karls-UniversitĂ€t Heidelberg.