Category Archives: Fieldwork

Politicizing disappearance: three scenes from central Mexico

I will give a talk here at the University of Wyoming next week at our Center for Global Studies. The arguments draw from my ongoing research with Oliver Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México in Toluca. … Continue reading

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2017 Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) Conference

The 2017 Action Research of the Americas Conference is being convened in parallel with the first Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy in Cartagena, Colombia, in June 2017. Proposals are due February 13, 2017.

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Seminar meeting about action-research at University of Wyoming

I will guest facilitate Zoe Pearson‘s Social Science Research Methods seminar in the Global and Area Studies (GAST) Program at University of Wyoming in the week to come. The theme will be ‘cross-cultural, participatory & activist research.’ We plan to … Continue reading

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Cultural Geography Specialty Group (CGSG) graduate student paper and research grant competitions

The CGSG offering several forms of support for graduate students in 2017. As we have in the past, we are distributing Master’s level ($250) and PhD level ($1000) research grants. We are also offering awards for student papers at the … Continue reading

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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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Back in Mexico City around the second anniversary of #Ayotzinapa

I am still in the early days of a short trip for fieldwork around the second anniversary of the forced disappearance of the student teachers in Guerrero. This is the first of two posts today. I will post another this … Continue reading

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“‘Doing’ Memory Research Differently”

This CFP for the 2017 Association of American Geographers conference in Boston is of interest towards my Between Repression and Heroism project. The Cultural Geography Specialty Group will sponsor the session. Other session organizers interested in CGSG sponsorship should feel … Continue reading

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