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Lectures and Special Guests

Implications of the Social World in Late Life

April 3, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Broad Auditorium, Pepper Center
636 W. Call St.

The Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy Public Policy with support from the Dempsey Barron Initiative presents a talk by Karen L. Fingerman, Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences and Co-Director of the Aging and Longevity Center, University of Texas at Austin.

Changes in global income distribution and their political consequences

March 13
1:30 p.m.
Bradley Reading Room, Strozier Library

The college's Broad International Lecture Series, in conjunction with the Florida State University Libraries, presents a talk by alumnus Branko Milanovic, Ph.D. (M.S. ’80 Economics), this year’s winner of the FSU Libraries Alumni Award for Distinguished Writing.

Milanovic, who received his Ph.D. in economics and statistics from the University of Belgrade, was nominated by Manoj Atolia, chair of the Department of Economics and the Bernard F. Sliger Professor of Economics.

Aquaculture: Dominating Seafood Supply by 2040

Friday, March 6
3:30-5:00 p.m.
DeVoe Moore Conference Room, Bellamy 150E

The Department of Geography Spring 2020 Colloquium Series presents a talk by Frank Asche, professor at the University of Florida’s Institute for Sustainable Food Systems and School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

The global and the U.S. seafood markets have changed significantly during recent decades and are set to change even more profoundly in the next 20 years.

Moving Offshore

Friday, February 21, 3:30 pm
Devoe Moore Conference Room, Bellamy 150E

The Department of Geography Shaw Lecture series and Spring Colloquium 2020 presents a talk by Assistant Professor Tiffany Lethabo King of the Georgia State University Department of African-American Studies.

King's lecture draws from chapters of her book "The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies" and focuses on "Black and Native ecologies of possibility."

Past Events and Anticipated Futures in the Lives of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People

DATE CHANGE - Friday, February 21, 2020
2:30-3:30 pm
Broad Auditorium, Pepper Center
636 West Call St.

The Department of Sociology with support from Lawrence Klar Projects presents a talk by Mieke B. Thomeer, professor of sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Land Conflict and Fires in Amazônia

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Pre-talk reception 4:30-5:00 pm
Lecture 5:00-6:00 pm
Globe Auditorium
Center for Global Engagement
Global and Multicultural Engagement Building
110 S. Woodward, FSU Campus

The Center for Demography and Population Health and the Center for Global Engagement's Engage Your World Intercultural Dialogue Series present a talk by Professor Marta Azevedo of the University of Campinas, Brazil.

Using geographic theory and data to understand food environments

December 6, 2019
3:30 p.m.
Broad Auditorium, Pepper Center
636 West Call St.

The Department of Geography presents a talk by Michael Widener, Assistant Professor in the University of Toronto Department of Geography and Planning: "Using time geographic theory, GPS trajectories, and time-use data to understand food environments."

Saving Colombia's Fragile Peace

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Reception 4:30 p.m., Lecture at 5:00 p.m.
Globe Auditorium
Center for Global Engagement
Global and Multicultural Engagement Building
110 S. Woodward, FSU Campus

The Broad International Lecture Series, in partnership with the Center for Global Engagement, presents a talk by Adam Isacson, Director for Defense Oversight at WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas.

Race and Social Equity: A Nervous Area of Government

Panel 10:15-11:30 a.m., DeVoe Moore Conference Room, Bellamy 150E
Lecture at 3:00 p.m., College of Law Rotunda

The Askew School of Public Administration presents the annual Joe Cresse Ethics in Government Lecture and Panel Discussion.

This year's featured speaker is Susan Gooden, interim dean and professor of the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Making Sense of Washington, 140 Characters at a Time

Wednesday, October 2, Noon
College of Law Rotunda
308 M. L. King Blvd. S, Tallahassee, FL
(Between Jefferson and Pensacola)

The Anderson-Ashby Lectureship in Public Policy Journalism presents a talk by Scott Horsley, Chief Economics Correspondent for National Public Radio.

Horsley will address the challenge of covering politics and economics in today’s polarized atmosphere, where there’s little agreement about objective facts and even basic government weather forecasts are subject to political manipulation.