Southern California Group Meetings, 2013-2014

Posted on August 30, 2013 by


  • 09/21/2013 – 12 noon, Presentation by Dr. Ray Sumner, Long Beach City College,  “Shadows of the Moon:  Big Science in Remote Locations.”  In 1922 a solar eclipse across the Southern Hemisphere offered an opportunity to test Einstein’s widely debated general theory of relativity.    Presentation location: Taix French Restaurant
  • 11/15/2013 (Friday at 11:00) - Dr. Judith Tyner, Prof. Emerita, Cal State University Long Beach presents Maps in Mystery Fiction”.  Dr. Tyner is the author of  Principles of Map Design Introduction to Thematic Cartography The World of Maps and Mapping.  Presentation location: Community Room at the Malaga Cove Library, Palos Verdes Estates.
  • 1/18/2014 Time: 11:30 a.m. Presentation by Jack Bacharach, “How Transportation Systems Create the Geography of a City”.  Jacki is the Executive Director of South Bay Cities Council of Governments and Founding Chair of the Southern California Regional Rail Authority – the 5 County agency that operates the Metrolink Commuter Rail System. Location: Taix French Restaurant, 1911 W. Sunset Blvd., LA 90026. Delicious lunch must be prepaid and preordered: by January 4. Choose one: pot roast, filet of sole meuniere or vegetarian pasta. Includes baguette, salad, entree, vegetables, potato or rice, dessert, tea or coffee. Valet parking $2.50. Send check for $20 payable to Society of Woman Geographers and choice of entree to Joanne Wuerker, 4036 Via Pima, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 by January 4.
  •  02/15/2014 Time 11:00 a.m. Presentation of the research activities of current SWG Fellowship winners, Vena Chu   “Greenland Ice Sheet Supraglacial Stream Dynamics” and Abigail Cooke  “The Impacts of Trade from Low Wages Countries On US Workers, 1990-2007.  Location: Room 1261, “The Green Room” Bunche Hall, UCLA.  Sandwiches will be available for purchase.  Parking instructions will be sent to those planning to attend.  RSVP by February 5.
  • 05/23-25/2014 – SWG Triennial in Pittsburgh.


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