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Geography Awareness Week Includes Speaker, Open House
November 16, 2009 — Kenneth Foote will present the keynote address for Geography Awareness Week Thursday, Nov. 19, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.
Foote, professor of geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss "European Memory: Conflicts and Commemorations Across and Beyond Borders." Foote has written seven books and dozens of other publications, and received the J.B. Jackson Prize from the Association of American Geographers.
Other events for Geography Awareness Week include a Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) open house Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m. on the third floor of the College of Agriculture building and a student geography bowl Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Gardens.
Posted on Monday, November 16, 2009