University of Oklahoma  |  Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
GEO-HUMANITIES TEA HOUR
Ad-hoc, informal gatherings of our student and faculty community to build understanding of the field of Geo-humanities. We chat, critique, share, review, present, watch videos, and otherwise commune so that our research collectively grows. Contact us to get on the listserve. We video conference!
6 Dec 2017 -- Reina Imagawa, an MFA student in Media Design Practices at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena presents her ongoing research surrounding (in)formal everyday practice, visual design, and the urban landscape.
11 Nov. 2017 -- Dr. Nicholas Bauch reports on his experiences at the "Habitats 67" exhibit in Montreal. The exhibit displays futuristic eco-responsible urban neighborhoods.
Image credits go to Anders Bernson Architects, 2015
10 May 2017 -- Undergraduate studio affiliate Ryan Bird presented the making process and conclusions of his honors thesis Attuning to Climate Change. To produce two podcasts he wove together lessons in interviewing, technical sound editing, and intellectual content.
30 Nov. 2016 -- We took a look at and discussed a rare set of Landscape Magazine issues that Dr. Bauch recently came across. This magazine was edited and partly authored by the great J.B. Jackson, a pioneer in the field of geography.
11 Nov. 2016 -- Desert explorer Anthony Edwards discussed his techniques for using historical literature to help navigate the archaeological gems of the Mojave region.
25 Oct. 2016 -- Geography professor Laurel Smith, along with co-author Filo Gomez, discussed their forthcoming article--"The Affective Logic of Video Activism"--based on their work in Oaxaca, Mexico and Oklahoma.
30 Sept. 2016 -- Professors Alison Fields (Art History) and Todd Stewart (Photography) from the University of Oklahoma's School of Visual Arts visited the studio for a Tea Hour discussion on their brand new book, Picher, Oklahoma: Catastrophe, memory, and trauma.
6 Sept. 2016 -- Review of "1892 Everglades Exploration Expedition," by John R. Nemmers, University of Florida. An in-progress digital reconstruction of the trip across the Florida peninsula's southern swamp lands that set the stage for the modernization of Florida.