Category Archives: Critical Human Geography

‘Landscapes of Disappearance’ in Mexico — our new article, and a video

The Journal of Latin American Geography has published a pre-print of our article on the Project Muse website. Place-Based Politics, and the Role of Landscape in the Production of Mexico’s Disappeared, an article I co-authored with Oliver Hernández Lara (Universidad … Continue reading

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“Geographies of capital punishment” published in the political geography section of Geography Compass

Geography Compass recently published Alex Colucci on “Geographies of capital punishment: New directions and interventions” in the political geography section of the journal. Alex’s timely article reviews existing conditions and possible direction for political-geographical contributions to the literature on capital … Continue reading

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New article with Zoe Pearson: “Liberation” as a political horizon amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the United States

Human Geography just published “‘Liberation’ as a political horizon amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the United States,” an essay I co-authored with Zoe Pearson. Our goal was to distinguish between different ideas of freedom and liberation at play in responses … Continue reading

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‘The mainstreaming of “vulgar territory”’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Chris Lizotte in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on “The mainstreaming of ‘vulgar territory’ and popular visions of hyper‐bordered and feminized territory.” Chris’ timely review article identifies and outlines an approach to understanding popular-geographical … Continue reading

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‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Geoff Boyce in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time.‘ Geoff’s review article argues for examining the centrality of time to spatialized modes of control in immigration policing. … Continue reading

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Troubling Latin/America in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography

The January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG) came on the heels of the successful meeting of its parent organization the Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) in Antigua, Guatemala, where we were celebrating 50 years … Continue reading

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Free access to “‘To see things in an objective light’: the Dakota Access Pipeline and the ongoing construction of settler colonial landscapes”

Journal of Cultural Geography is providing free access to my co-authored article with Guillaume Proulx, previously described in this post from last year. The map, above, is part of the article. This work comes from our ongoing collaboration on settler … Continue reading

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Free access to “Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election”

Political Geography is providing free access to my guest editorial with Oliver  Hernández Lara, previously described in this post from earlier this year, which emerges from our work on ‘landscapes of disappearance’ in the Mexico City urban region.

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Our co-authored chapter on placemaking and location-based mobile gameplay

Another collaboration that began in the same iteration of my American Landscapes course as an article about which I posted earlier today resulted in a published chapter, earlier this year, as part of The Pokémon Go Phenomenon: Essays on Public … Continue reading

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My new article with Guillaume Proulx on “settler colonial landscapes”

A collaboration that began in my American Landscapes course recently resulted in an article published in the Journal of Cultural Geography (free access here). In this article and in a presentation at the 2019 meeting of the American Association of … Continue reading

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