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"People and Place: Human-Geographic Relations"

2004 Summer Teachers' Institute
June 7-10, 2004

Monday, June 7, 2004

Texas Union Theatre
7:00 pm  - Bye Bye Brazil. Brazil. 1980.

Tuesday, June 8, 2004

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142),
Graduate School of Business Building
8:30 am            Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 am     Welcome
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Terry Giles, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
Jordan Phillips, South Asia Institute
Diane Wilson, Center for International Business, Education & Research

Icebreaker Activity
Sharon Cassady, Westwood HS, Round Rock ISD

9:45 – 11:45 am    Finding Our Place: Thoughts on the Value of Geographic Thinking
Jeffrey Lash, University of Houston – Clear Lake

5th Floor Lunch Room, Graduate School of Business Building
11:45 am – 12:45 pm    CATERED LUNCH

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business Building

12:45 – 2:00 pm    Water: Bringing People Together
Rajendra Singh, Tarun Bharat Sangh

2:00 – 2:15 pm        Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm        Finding Lost Missions in Central Texas
William Doolittle, The University of Texas at Austin

3:30 – 3:45 pm        Break

3:45 – 4:30 pm        Teaching Strategies and Discussion
Sharon Cassady, Westwood High School, Round Rock ISD

4th Floor Conference Space, Gebauer Hall
4:30 – 5:30 pm        Ice Cream Social sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts

Texas Union Theatre
7:00 pm            Barber of Siberia. Russia. 1998.

Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business Building
8:30 am            Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    A Geographic History of Egypt
Christopher Rose, The University of Texas at Austin

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    People, Places & Values: A Business Perspective
Jaime Alonso Gómez, Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico

5th Floor Lunch Room, Graduate School of Business Building
11:45 am – 1:15 pm    LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business Building
1:15 – 2:30 pm        The Natural Environments and Biological Conservation of Latin America
                Rodrigo Sierra, The University of Texas at Austin

2 :30 – 2:45 pm    Break


2:45 – 3:30 pm        Teaching Strategies and Discussion
Sharon Cassady, Westwood High School, Round Rock ISD       

Texas Union Theatre
7:00 pm            The Cup. India/Tibet. 2000.
 

Thursday, June 10, 2004

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business Building
8:30 am            Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    Post-Soviet Changes in the Sakha (Yakut) Cultural Landscape
Bella Bychkova Jordan,The  University of Texas at Austin
   
10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    Sustainable Neighborhoods as a Development Solution. Case Study: ‘Solar Township, Ladakh, India’
Shivani Langer, The University of Texas at Austin & David Heymann Architect

5th Floor Lunch Room, Graduate School of Business Building
11:45 am – 12:45 pm    CATERED LUNCH

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business Building
12:45 – 2:00 pm    Landscape and Place in the Middle East
Amy Mills, The University of Texas at Austin

2 :00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm        The Persistent Hangover: The Post-Soviet Environment with Special Emphasis on Air Pollution
Victor Mote, The University of Houston

3:30 – 3:45 pm        Break

3:45 – 4:30 pm        Teaching Strategies and Discussion

Sharon Cassady, Westwood High School, Round Rock ISD

Texas Union Theatre
7:00 pm            Propaganda. Turkey. 1999.
 

Friday, June 11, 2004
BREAKFAST ON YOUR OWN


8:15 am                Meet at Dobie Center to load bus. Street level on 21st St.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm        Field Trip to LCRA Westcave Preserve 

3:30 pm                Drop off at Dobie Center


Westcave Preserve Activities

10:00 - 12:00 pm         Building and Grotto Tour
John Ahrns, LCRA

12:00 - 1:00 pm        Water Tomorrow 
Steven Hubble, LCRA

1:00 - 2:00 pm         Lunch and wrap up

3:30 pm                Return to Dobie

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