UConn Co-sponsors Interdisciplinary Symposium on GIS and Geohumanities

Symposium announcement - Frontiers in Historical GIS

The Frontiers in Historical GIS, the Geohumanities, and Narrative Visualization Symposium is an interdisciplinary, cross-institution event co-sponsored by UConn, Trinity College, and Capital Community College that will take place in Storrs and Hartford on February 27 and 28.

Event highlights include: On Thursday, 2/27, UConn Associate Professor of History and SGCI Faculty Affiliate Fiona Vernal will be presenting “Race, Ethnicity and Community Succession in Post-War Hartford: Using Historical GIS to Explore the Racial Dynamics of Neighborhood Change,” followed by a roundtable discussion involving Dr. Vernal, Chris Vials, Ken Foote, and Peter Chen (all of whom are SGCI Faculty Affiliates) as well as other visiting scholars.  On Friday, 2/28, an afternoon presentation will be held at the Trinity College Action Lab, located in Constitution Plaza in Hartford — a short walk from the UConn Hartford Campus.

Please click here or the image above to view a PDF detailing the full agenda of the two-day Symposium.  The Symposium is free and open to the public.  An RSVP is requested for all attendees who plan to participate in lunch on Thursday.  For information on how to RSVP, please visit the official Symposium event page or call Maria Winnick at (959) 200-3771.