06 March 2019

Jumpstarting the Department of Geography Brown bag Colloquium Series


by Emmanuel B. Garcia

The opening salvo of the Department of Geography Brown Bag Colloquium Series was held last February 23, 2019 with a lecture given by Prof. Vanessa Joy Anacta, PhD. Dr. Anacta’s talk, “Feeling Lost in Space? Investigating Verbal and Visual Route Descriptions for Effective Wayfinding”, highlighted the results of her research project in Germany which provided a comparative analysis of the traditional verbal and computer-generated instructions to foster effective navigating and wayfinding.

The Department of Geography Brown Bag Colloquium Series is initiated by the Research Committee of the Department and aims to publicize the research endeavors of various Filipino geographers and affiliates. 

The lineup of upcoming lectures is as follows:
  • Asst. Prof. Marion Micah Tinio, EnP – UP Diliman –  March 7, 2019
  • Assoc. Prof. Sarah Wright, PhD – University of Newcastle, Australia – April 3, 2019 (tentative)
  • Asst. Prof. Najja Hao – UP Diliman – April 10, 2019 (tentative)
  • Asst. Prof. Mylene Hazel T. De Guzman – UP Diliman – April 26, 2019 (4:00-5:30) 
  • Pryor Placino – Western Sydney University, Australia – March 28, 2019 
  • Adem Yulo – Igdir University, Turkey (May 2019) 
  • Dylan Beatty – University of Hawai’i-Manoa, USA (May 2019)
For the first semester of academic year 2019-2020, the following are scheduled to share their research work: Andre Quiray, Emmanuel Garcia, Jake Cadag, Celeste Hermida, Dominique Amorsolo, Yany Lopez, Kristian Saguin, and William Holden.

Visit the Department page for updated schedules.

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