|Notable scholar to discuss "North Dakota's New Geography"|
John C. Hudson, director of the program in geography at Northwestern University, will discuss how high crop prices, developing international markets, and advances in grain transportation technology have contributed to a new strategic significance for northern Great Plains agriculture at 11 a.m Friday, Nov. 21, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The free, public lecture is sponsored by the Department of Geography. Hudson, who taught at UND from 1966-1968, is visiting during Geography Action Week, an effort led by the National Geographic Society. He is the author of several books, including "Plains Country Towns," "Making the Corn Belt," "Across This Land: A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada," and "Chicago: A Geography of the City and Its Region."
-- Brad Rundquist, Associate Professor and Chair, Geography, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-4589