Category Archives: Cities

“Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election” in Political Geography

The corrected proof of Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s “historic” election, an essay with Oliver Gabriel Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, is available in Political Geography (find it here and here). This is our first 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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Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of progress, and becoming adult in Mexico City

The program for the 2017 Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers meeting in New Orleans is now available online. I will present a paper I’m developing from out of my work in Mexico City (abstract below). Mexican Transitions: Tlatelolco, stories of … Continue reading

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Showing “Waves ’98” in Introduction to Human Geography

At the end of a week discussing Alastair Bonnett’s presentation of urban geography in his What is Geography?, my Intro to Human Geography students will watch Ely Dagher’s award winning short film Waves ’98 this Friday. The film is set … Continue reading

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“Beauty Through Order” – Simon Springer lecture at University of Wyoming, August 30

Simon Springer will give a talk at the University of Wyoming on August 30 at 4:30 in room 210 of the Arts & Sciences Building. I cut-and-paste Simon’s title and abstract below. The talk is supported and co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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2017 meeting of the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers in New Orleans, January 3-5

Early-bird registration closes in just more than three weeks for the 2017 meeting of the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG), scheduled for January 3-5 in New Orleans. Andrew Sluyter observes in a recent message on the CLAG list that, … Continue reading

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“Social Justice and the City” – Annals of the AAG special issue

Nik Heynen circulated the following Call for Abstracts for a special issue of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers on “Social Justice and the City.” The title clearly echoes David Harvey’s 1973 book, now available in a revised … Continue reading

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CFP from ‘the Oakland School’ of urban studies

Andrea Miller sent me this Call for Papers, relevant to the 2016 meeting of the Association of American Geographers in San Francisco. It will be of interest to readers of the blog. *** CFP: “The ‘Other’ Side of the Bay: … Continue reading

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New Orleans: Recovery or Removal?

Originally posted on Deterritorial Investigations :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1w2nb7wP85Y

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Rethinking Cities in the Global South: Urban Violence, Social Inequality and Spatial Justice

Rohit Negi circulated a Call for Abstracts for a conference to take place 20-22 January 2016 in Mumbai. The conference is the culmination of the IDRC funded project, “People, Places and Infrastructure: Countering Urban Violence and Promoting Peace in Mumbai, … Continue reading

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