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Michael Samers, “Beyond the Banlieue: The Economic Lives of Young People of Immigrant Origin in a French City”, Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky

Chris Fowler, “Segregation and Diversity as Multiscalar Phenomena: Why We Need Multiscale Measures to Understand Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Effects”, Department of Geography and Demography at Penn State University

LaToya Eaves, “Racial Geographies of Progress in the Situated South”, Global Studies and Cultural Geography Program at Middle Tennessee State University

Paul Vincelli, “Geographic Observations Regarding Genetically Engineered Crops (GMOs)”, Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Kentucky

Paul Routledge, “Climate Games: Power, Politics and Protest”, Professor at the University of Leeds

Sarah Emery, “Biotic and Abiotic Influences on an Ecosystem-Engineering Grass in Great Lakes Sand Dunes”, Department of Biology at the University of Louisville

Jamie Winders, Department of Geography Distinguished Harrison and Eva Lewis Bailey Alumni Lecture, “Where Will Your Questions Take You? Immigration, Interdisciplinarity, and Changing Research Agendas”, O’Hanley Faculty Scholar and Professor in the Department of Geography at The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Ben Gilmer, Director of Refresh Appalachia

Priscilla McCutcheon, Geography and Geosciences at the University of Louisville (Co-Sponsored by African American and Africana Studies)

David Nemer, “Rethinking Digital Inequalities: The Experience of Favela Residents in CTCs”, College of Communication and Information School of Information Science at the University of Kentucky

Randall Schaetzl, “Geography Matters! Sediment Patterns Help Explain Past Environments in the Upper Great Lakes Region”, Department of Geography at Michigan State University

Lindsay Shade, “Politics Below the Surface: A Political Ecology of Mineral Rights and Land Tenure Struggles in Appalachia and the Andes”, Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Kentucky

Kathryn Newfont, “Unmapped Woods: Exploring Appalachian Forests and Commons”, Associate Department of History at the University of Kentucky

Julian Campbell, “Unresolved Issues in Planning of Conservation: Bluegrass versus Appalachia”, Director of the Bluegrass Woodland Restoration Center in Lexington, Kentucky

Kimberly Christen, Director of the Digital Technology and Culture Program, Director of Digital Projects at the Plateau Center-Native American Programs, and Co-Director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation at Washington State University

Taylor Shelton, “Mapping the Relational Geographies of Lexington’s Housing Landscape”, Visiting Scholar in the Department of Geography and New Mappings Collaboratory at the University of Kentucky

Ed Harvey, “Water Resource Stewardship in the U.S. National Park Service”, Supervisory Hydrologist and Chief of the U.S. National Park Service Water Resources Division

James Ash, “Phase Objects: Geography, Spatial Media and the Politics of Smart Devices”, Media and Cultural Studies in the School of Arts and Cultures at Newcastle University

Amina Wadud, "Women Shall Lead Them: Islamic Reform 21st Century". Professor and International Consultant on Islam, Gender and Justice.

John Paul Jones, "Fleshing out Topological Space". Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arizona