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About nicholasjoncrane

Assistant Professor of Geography at University of Wyoming

‘Critical Geographies in Latin America’ – Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1)

The Journal of Latin American Geography has just released a new special issue on ‘Critical Geographies in Latin America,’ which is part of a very intentional turn in the editorial position of the journal (as detailed here in JLAG 15[1]). In … Continue reading

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‘Objects of Inquiry: Ways of Seeing, Ways of Knowing in the Humanities’

I will contribute to a panel this evening at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, about the status of objects in humanities research. The occasion for our panel is a visit from Jim Harris, the Andrew W Mellon Foundation Teaching … Continue reading

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Seeking Visiting Faculty in Physical Geography at University of Wyoming

The Department of Geography at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a one year appointment at the rank of Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications, Fall, 2017 and Spring semester, 2018.  The successful candidate will contribute to teaching … Continue reading

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New chapter on “Political education in protest camps”

Protest Camps in International Context: Spaces, Infrastructures, and Media of Resistance will be published at the end of this month on Policy Press. I have contributed a chapter from my research in Mexico City. The editors (Gavin Brown, Anna Feigenbaum, … Continue reading

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Judith Butler on identity/difference and solidarity

This recent interview with Judith Butler suggests an approach to solidarity — or for Butler, ‘alliance’ — that resonates with the arguments of some human geographers (see relevant posts, here, and here). The following quote from the interview is especially … Continue reading

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CFP: Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies

Originally posted on Discard Studies:
Welcome to Knowledge/Culture/Ecologies – the 4th conference in the Knowledge/Culture series, a sequence of international conferences created by the Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), Western Sydney University, Australia.  The conference is taking place in…

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My syllabi for Spring 2017 – Cultural Geography, American Landscapes, and World Regional Geography

I have posted my syllabi for Spring 2017 teaching in the Department of Geography at University of Wyoming. Here are links for my courses in Cultural Geography, American Landscapes, and World Regional Geography.

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