HRL/JEDI Seminars

Hard Rock Lunch (HRL) and JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) seminars are hosted virtually via Zoom and are held on Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m. The Zoom link for each individual seminar will be sent out in the weekly seminar announcement. If you do not receive these announcements and would like to join us for our virtual seminar, please contact Marc Hirschmann at mmh@umn.edu.


Fall 2021 Schedule
         *indicates JEDI Talk 

September 8
No Seminar


September 15*
DEI Committee open meeting and kick-off



September 22    
Max Bezada
, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

Lithospheric Divots, what are they, and why do they exist?



September 29

Avishek Rudra, Graduate Student, Experimental Petrology, Hirschmann, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Oxidation state of the asthenospheric mantle in light of basalt petrogenesis



October 6
Deide Hein
, Graduate Student, Rock & Mineral Physics, Hansen, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Microstructural evolution of calcite along complex strain paths during equal channel angular pressing



October 13
- No Seminar, Annual GSA Meeting



October 20
Natalie Raia, Graduate Student, Tectonics and Metamorphic Petrology, Whitney & Teyssier, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Themed mini-talk series: Subduction from beginning to end and top to bottom



October 27
Marc Hirschmann
, Gunn Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Coupled iron-chromium redox in magma oceans and planetary mantles 



November 3*
Maddy Nyblade, Jabari Jones
Community-Engagement workshop


 
November 10
Lars Hansen
, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Thermal hardening of forsterite at high strain rates



November 17
Geodynamics AGU Practices



November 24



December 1

Jennifer Taylor
, Graduate Student, Tectonics and Metamorphic Petrology, Teyssier & Whitney, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences



December 8

Amy Ryan, Researcher, Rock and Mineral PhysicsDepartment of Earth and Environmental Sciences
An experimental study of melt migration in crystal-rich manmas and mushes



December 15

No Seminar - AGU

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Start date
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, 12:10 p.m.
End date
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, 1 p.m.
Location

Hybrid - Tate 401-20 and virtually via Zoom.

Avishek Rudra, Graduate Student, Experimental Petrology, Hirschmann, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Oxidation state of the asthenospheric mantle in light of basalt petrogenesis