Lecture Series

Spring 2023 Lecture Series

Departmental Seminar Series: Unless otherwise stated, seminars are held at 4:25 pm.  NOTE: This year's seminar series will be a mix of in-person and virtual. Contact Samantha Oyler at 513-529-3216 or radersc@miamioh.edu for information about accessing the talks.

Monday, February 6, 2023 - 152 Shideler 

Brian Yanites (Indiana University)

"The landscape legacy of extreme weather events"

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 152 Shideler 

Jay Cavender (Ohio EPA - Retired; Miami University Geology BA ‘82)

“Environmental Regulatory Careers”

Monday, February 20, 2023 - via Zoom

Timmons Erickson (NASA)
“Accessories to the facts: The lunar record from apatite, baddeleyite and zircon”

Monday, February 27 - canceled

Monday, March 6, 2023- 152 Shideler

John Encarnacion (Saint Louis University)

 “Antarctica's Ross Orogen and Gondwana's Pacific Margin”

Monday, March 13, 2023 - 152 Shideler Hall

Broxton Bird (IUPUI) 
“Natural and Anthropogenic Drivers of Late Holocene Climate-Flood Relationships in the Midcontinental United States”

Monday, March 20, 2023

Spring Break

Monday, March 27, 2023 - 152 Shideler Hall and via Zoom       

Craig Dietsch (University of Cincinnati)

“The Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District: A nexus of crustal-scale faulting, mantlederived igneous rocks, regional fluid flow, fluorite mineralization, and petroleum migration”

Monday, April 3, 2023 - students only

Hiram Ramirez (Miami University OIDI)
  Anti-Racism workshop for students

Monday, April 10, 2023- via Zoom

Jen Glass (Georgia Institute of Technology)

“Ironing out Life’s First Breaths”

Thursday, April 13, 2023  6pm -  152 Shideler Hall and via Zoom   Baldwin Lecture Series        

George H Davis (Regents Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus, University of Arizona)

"Experiencing Archaeology in Relation to Geology, Tectonics, and Atmospheric Phenomena:  Sanctuary of Zeus, Mt Lykaion, the Peloponnese, Greece"

Reception follows immediately in Shideler Hall Lobby. 

Monday, April 17, 2023- 152 Shideler Hall and via Zoom

Betty Swanner (Iowa State University)

“Iron cycling on early Earth: lessons from lakes”

Monday, April 24, 2023 - 152 Shideler Hall and via zoom

GLG Student Research Symposium

Monday, May 1, 2023

TBD (last week of classes)


If you would like to be added to our seminar notice mailing list, please contact Samantha Oyler by phone at 513-529-3216 or via email: radersc@miamioh.edu.