Author Archives: nicholasjoncrane

About nicholasjoncrane

Assistant Professor of Geography at University of Wyoming

“1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” and other 50th anniversary events

The organizers  for the “1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” conference at Middlebury College have posted information about the conference including the schedule of presentations, and biographies and abstracts of the presenters. I will present a paper from my Between Repression … Continue reading

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Geographies of crime and securitization in neoliberal Mexico, contributions to the Journal of Latin American Geography 16(3)

The editorial team for the Journal of Latin American Geography has released 16(3), which includes a number of excellent contributions, including an interesting analysis of changes in the spatial distribution of violence in Mexico between 2006 and 2011, a process … Continue reading

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Act in solidarity with “Academics for Peace” in the face of ongoing repression in Turkey

via Petition Ebru Ustundag circulated this petition on the GARN list — opportunities to act in solidarity with academics and others suffering from the ongoing repression in Turkey: ~~~ Call for solidarity for the academics for peace on trial Violations … Continue reading

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Rashad Shabazz at University of Wyoming

One of our students produced this great flyer for Rashad Shabazz’s visit to University of Wyoming. Rashad will present a talk later this evening related to his historical geography of the Minneapolis sound, part of a book project in progress.

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Geography Awareness Week at University of Wyoming, and a talk by Rashad Shabazz

The national theme for the 2017 Geography Awareness Week is The Geography of Civil Rights Movements as discussed in this essay by Derek Alderman and LaToya Eaves. At University of Wyoming, we are excited to, among other things, host Rashad … Continue reading

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Book review forum on ‘The Anarchist Roots of Geography’

The AAG Review of Books has published its book review forum on Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography to which I contributed an affirmative but critical commentary. Contributions to the forum follow from the author-meets-critics session at the 2017 … Continue reading

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Conferences and events on legacies of 1968

This coming year, 2018 will be an opportunity to mark the fiftieth anniversary of 1968. On the thirtieth anniversary, Immanuel Wallerstein sought to coordinate the disparate events of that year into an identifiable “single revolution.” On the fortieth anniversary, others, … Continue reading

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