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Assistant Professor of Geography at University of Wyoming

Two Assistant Professor jobs in Tourism and Outdoor Recreation at University of Wyoming

The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming is searching for two Assistant Professors to support their initiatives in Tourism Management and Outdoor Recreation. One is for a traditional tenure-track post that carries research responsibilities. … Continue reading

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Resources for making sense of the unrest in Nicaragua

A video from Democracy Now and a NACLA article by Lori Hanson and Miguel Gomez help us make sense of the political process in Nicaragua and the challenges faced by the Ortega government. Hanson and Gomez promote strategic analysis and … Continue reading

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“The end” of the state of emergency one month after Erdoğan victory in Turkey

We are less than one month out after Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s victory in a snap election he called, in order to “end uncertainty,” amidst economic troubles and political restlessness. After more than two years of anti-democratic repression of freedom of … Continue reading

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The Dis/Appeared

As I work on my project with Oliver Hernández Lara on ‘landscapes of disappearance,’ I find this helpful resource — a video essay by Ian Alan Paul, linked trough Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations blog: The Dis/Appeared

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Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Latin American Geography

Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Latin American Geography The Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) is opening a search for an Editor-in-Chief of its flagship publication the Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG). JLAG is the leading academic … Continue reading

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Essay: The Idea of Racial Progress and the Ongoing Racialization of American Landscapes

Michael Crutcher delivered the Cultural Geography Specialty Group marquee address at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New Orleans, and I have co-authored a short essay with Joe Moose (a MA student at University of Wyoming) … Continue reading

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Highlights from the new issue of NACLA

The new issue of NACLA (the North American Congress on Latin America) includes some worthwhile reading. Geoff Boyce makes the case for divestment in his analysis of border patrol, Angus McNelly and Jeffery Webber offer an interpretation of the ongoing … Continue reading

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