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Geography Ph.D. Exit Talks by Dr. Shae Frydenlund & Xi Wang

April 23, 2021

This week, featuring two Geography Ph.D. Exit Talks: Securitization, surplus populations, and embodied frontiers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Shae Frydenlund Chinese Coal Power Overcapacity: Capital Devaluation and Its Consequences for Labor. Xi Wang Friday, April, 23th at 12:00PM MT Join the livestream: Securitization, surplus populations, and embodied frontiers...

Shae Frydenlund standing in front of river

Shae Frydenlund Awarded NSF DDRI Grant

March 9, 2018

Shae Frydenlund was awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) grant to support her dissertation research project titled "Rohingya Refugees, Translocality, and the Gendered Labor Geography of Urban Revitalization". This doctoral dissertation project examines the role of refugee women in the revitalization of American cities. It offers a new...

Shae Frydenlund Awarded Dor Bahadur Bista Prize

May 18, 2016

Shae's paper “Labor, Racialization and Territory in Nepal’s Indigenous Nationalities Discourse: moving beyond “tribal” vs “peasant” categories,” was selected as a winner of the 2016 Dor Bahadur Bista prize. The prize is awarded by the Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies .

Graduate Student Awards - Spring 2016

May 9, 2016

The Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder congratulates the winners the following Graduate Student Awards. These awards were recognized at our Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Gilbert F. White Doctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017 - Theodore Barnhart and Yang Yang Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship for MA Students...

Shae Frydenlund Receives CARTSS Award

April 11, 2016

Shae will receive $750 in Graduate Student Funds from the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences in support of her project entitled "From Mining to Meatpacking: Burmese-speaking refugees and the translocal production of labor and housing markets".

Launch of the New Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU

Oct. 7, 2015

The Geography Department is excited to announce the launch of the new Tibet Himalaya Initiative at CU, an interdisciplinary hub for research, teaching, and public engagement on Tibet and the Himalayas. CU Boulder has unique research strengths in the study of contemporary Tibet and the Himalayas with faculty expertise in...

Beverly Sears Grants awarded to 2 Geography Students

March 16, 2015

Beverly Sears Graduate Student Research Grants for 2015-2016 have been awarded to Shae Frydenlund and Eric Lovell. These grants are competitive awards sponsored by the Graduate School that support the research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students from all departments. All funding is provided by private donations

Kolff Fellowships Awarded to 2 Geography Grad Students

April 1, 2014

Max Counter and Shea Frydenlund have been selected as the 2013-2014 recipients of the department's Adam Kolff Memorial Research Fellowship. The 2013-2014 fellowship provides $2000 toward research expenses for MA students.