Geography Speaker Series presents, Dr. Anais Delilah Roque

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February 16, 2024
3:30PM - 5:00PM
1080 Derby Hall

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Add to Calendar 2024-02-16 15:30:00 2024-02-16 17:00:00 Geography Speaker Series presents, Dr. Anais Delilah Roque The Department of Geography Speaker Series presents Dr. Anais Delilah Roque Assistant Professor of Anthropology here at The Ohio State University.Dr. Roque will present: Water (In) Justice and Participatory Convergence: Working With and For Communities in the Anthropocene.Abstract: To address the complex problems in the Anthropocene, such as climate change impacts, there is a need to rethink how science is done. Convergence research is one such approach that seeks to tear down disciplinary silos through creativity and innovation to co-create new frameworks. This talkwill elaborate on an ongoing convergence research collaboration with the Colonias communities in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands that reveal water injustices experienced by the Colonia residents and ultimately identify potential solutions. Sharing findings from our methodologically innovative project, the talk will expand on the opportunities that bridging participatory approaches and convergence research brings to support novelty, creativity, and more policy-relevant outcomes to the phenomenon studied.  1080 Derby Hall Department of Geography geog_webmaster@osu.edu America/New_York public

The Department of Geography Speaker Series presents Dr. Anais Delilah Roque Assistant Professor of Anthropology here at The Ohio State University.

Dr. Roque will present: Water (In) Justice and Participatory Convergence: Working With and For Communities in the Anthropocene.

Abstract: To address the complex problems in the Anthropocene, such as climate change impacts, there is a need to rethink how science is done. Convergence research is one such approach that seeks to tear down disciplinary silos through creativity and innovation to co-create new frameworks. This talk
will elaborate on an ongoing convergence research collaboration with the Colonias communities in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands that reveal water injustices experienced by the Colonia residents and ultimately identify potential solutions. Sharing findings from our methodologically innovative project, the talk will expand on the opportunities that bridging participatory approaches and convergence research brings to support novelty, creativity, and more policy-relevant outcomes to the phenomenon studied.

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