Public Lectures/Seminars:
 
    "Topography and Transportation Routes in the American West" (2 lectures),
    Hillendale Museum Lecture Series, 1975, Mendenhall, Pennsylvania.
     
    "Urban Planning," panel member, People and Planet Lecture Series,
    Dover/Newark, Delaware, 1975.
     
    "Environmental Quality," panel member, People and Planet Lecture Series, Dover/Newark, Delaware, 1976.
     
    "World War II: A Refugee's Reflections," German House Evening Lecture Series, 1976, Newark, Delaware.
     
    "The Frustrations of Teaching Urban Geography from a Humanistic Viewpoint," lecture for honors student group, 1977, Newark, Delaware.
     
    "Eighteenth Century Landscapes in Twentieth Century Research on Landscape
    Preferences," Eighteenth Century Group Meeting, 1978, Newark, Delaware.
     
    "Aesthetic Consciousness in Latvian Folk Architecture," Art History
    Colloquium Series, 1978, Newark, Delaware.
     
    "Twentieth Century Literary Attitudes Toward Nature and Human Nature," Temagruppen for Geografiska Grundfragor, Teori Och Filosofi, seminar, Lund University (Sweden), 1983.
     
    "Culture, Nature, and Human Nature in 20th Century Literature:  A Study of Humanism and Environmental Thought", Urban Development Presentation Series, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1984.
     
    "Favorite Cities", panel member, Meeting of the Delaware Chapter of the American Planning Association, 1985.
     
    "Natural and Vernacular Landscapes of Delaware's Shore Communities," Delaware Humanities Forum and Rehoboth Art League, May, 1985, Rehoboth, Delaware.
     
    "Social Landscapes of Delaware's Shore Communities," Delaware Humanities Forum and Rehoboth Art League, September, 1985, Newark, Delaware.
     
    "Nature, Culture, Human Nature in 20th Century Letters," Department Seminar Series, 1985.
     
    "Beyond Place Name Geography," 1987 Fall Conference for Delaware Teachers, Wilmington, DE, 1987.
     
    "Human Sense of Place," Geographic Awareness Week, Spotlight Lecture, 1987.
     
    Radio Interview About Local Landscapes and Human Emotion, March 1988, with B. Shurtleff, Station WXDR
    "The Berkeley or Landscape School of Geography," seminar presentation, University of Western Ontario, Canada, 1988.
     
    "20th Century Nature-Culture Attitudes in Literary Works," seminar presentation for Ph.D. Program in American Material Culture.
     
    "Landscape Symbolism in the Latvian Drive for Independence," Temagruppen for Geografiska Grundfragör, Teori Och Filosofi, seminar, University of Lund, Sweden, 1990.
     
    "Realities of The Free Market System" (in Latvian) lecture and seminar, Managers Club, Riga, 1990.
     
    "The American University System and American Universities" (in Latvian), lecture, Geography Faculty, University of Latvia, R§ga, 1990.
     
    "The Human Spatial Condition in The Modern World," seminar, Soviet Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1990.
     
    "The Future University of Latvia As a Western Institution" (in Latvian), Member, seminar of leaders of higher education in Latvia, Press Club, R§ga, 1990.
     
    "Cultural Geography and American Geography in General" (in Latvian), lecture and seminar, Geographic Society of Latvia, R§ga, 1990.
     
    "Cultural Landscapes of Latvia and Their Symbolism," Lecture, To the Dom Choir of Uppsala, Sweden, in Latvia, 1990.
     
    "The Significance of Landscape Aesthetics in The Current National Awakening in Latvia," lecture and seminar to Political Science Group from The University of Oslo, R§ga, 1990.
     
    "The Current Political and Economic Situation in Latvia," Informal Seminar to the Visiting American Citizen to Citizen Group, in R§ga, 1990.
     
    "The Synthesis of Art and Science in City Building and in Landscapes", lecture to architects and planners, R§ga (in Latvian), 1990.
     
    "Space and Time Consciousness of The Modern Individual", lecture to architects and planners, R§ga (in Latvian), 1990.
     
    "Cultural Geography in the Postmodern Era," Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, Fall 1990.
     
    "Space and Time in Geographic Studies," Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Fall 1990.
     
    "Cultural Geography in the Postmodern Era," Lecture Series, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Fall 1990.
     
    "Landscape Symbolism in the Latvian Drive for Independence," University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Fall of 1990.
     
    "Personal Views on Latvian Independence," University of Delaware, Fall of 1990.
     
    "The Ethnic Domain of Latvians in Soviet and World Contexts," Department of Anthropology Seminar Series, University College London, London, Spring 1991.
     
    "Latvian Cultural Identity Abroad: Problems in an Era of Images and Sound-Bites (in Latvian), Latvian Society of London, London, Spring 1991.
     
    "Contemporary London," lecture, Geography Institute, University of Latvia, R§ga, Oct. 2, 1991.
     
    "Humanistic Geography," lecture, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Nov. 29, 1991.
     
    "Yes, You Can Go Home, But...: Reflections on the Latvian effort to rejoin the western world," Part I and Part II, University of Delaware, Fall of 1991.
     
    "Culture and Landscape in the 'Singing Revolution' of Latvia," lecture, Martin Institute for Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution, University of Idaho, Feb. 7, 1992.
     
    "The Mid-Atlantic States and the Current Socio-Economic Situation in America" (in Latvian), April 2, 1992, University of Latvia, R§ga, Latvia.
     
    "My Experience in Presenting Latvian Culture Abroad in Postmodern Contexts" (in Latvian), for L§dums (a Latvian learned society), Toronto, May 31, 1992.
     
    "The Role of Geography in Today's World and in Latvia," Special Seminar for University Administrators, Faculty, and Students, University of Latvia, Jan. 25-6, 1993.
     
    "The Current Political and Economic Situation in Latvia," Special Seminar, College of Marine Studies, U.D., 1993.
     
    "Symbolic Landscapes and Latvian National Identity," Lecture Series, Toronto Latvian University Association, Toronto, 1994.
     
    "Cleaning Up After Communism in the Baltic States," Department of History, University of Delaware Outreach Program, 1995.
     
    "Landscape and Humanism," Geography Department Lecture Series, University of Western Ontario, 1996.