Minnesota State Mankato Announces Fall 2022 Geography Colloquium

September 21, 2022 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. -- Minnesota State University, Mankato’s longest-running speaker series, the Geography Colloquium, is holding 10 events on most Friday afternoons this fall, beginning Friday, Sept. 16 and continuing through Friday, Dec. 2.

The events are held most Friday afternoons in the fall from 3-4:15 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Geography has been in the institution’s curriculum since its founding in 1868. The Colloquium was begun in the 1890s by lead geography instructor, Miss Defransa Swann, who brought in occasional guest presenters. It was then formalized by geography faculty members George J. Miller and Cora Sletten in the early first half of the 20th Century. The tradition has continued for over 100 years.

The complete Fall 2022 schedule is copied below.

Geography Colloquium 2022


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