Event—Public Programming

17 Fascinating World Map Oddities

Take a trip around the planet to discover the cultural and historical backstories behind some of the most unusual international and interstate borders on the map! Charles “Chuck” Olsen (who holds a BA in International Relations and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin - Madison) is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with twenty-one years of service who has visited over thirty countries. He is a globe collector with a lifelong passion for cartography and cultural geography.