Category Archives: Fieldwork

In Mexico City for demos around the disappeared (#Ayotzi43) and 1968

I fly to Mexico City after teaching Cultural Geography tomorrow. I will participate in and document the demonstrations on September 26 and October 2. The first demonstration, on Saturday (flyer above), is for the 43 student teachers disappeared one year … Continue reading

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Institute for Human Geography supports ‘Breaking consent, making space for racial and economic justice’

I am collaborating with several organizers for the Ohio Student Association (Malaya Davis, James Hayes, Stuart McIntyre, Molly Shack) and fellow geographers Guillermo Bervejillo and Meredith Krueger (both founding members of OSA, now grad students at UBC and UW respectively) … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Fieldwork, Politics, Qualitative Research, Resistance Studies, Social Movements, Young People, Youth Culture | 3 Comments

Special issue of ‘cultural geographies’ on new methods in the subdiscipline

As the semester ends, I’m making time to browse the new issue of cultural geographies on “New Methods in Cultural Geography.” Wendy Shaw, Dydia DeLyser, and Mike Crang offer a useful introduction on the history of methodological thinking in cultural … Continue reading

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Dissertation finished, and back in Mexico City

It’s been a long time since I last posted to the blog. I’ve been busy with my dissertation, below, which I finally defended on Friday. I’m now back in Mexico City to see friends and to pursue some post-dissertation research.

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Embracing dissensus: reflections on contemporary research strategies in cultural geography

I received the author copy of my co-authored introduction to an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Cultural Geography (abstract below). Here’s the link to our ‘eprint.’ If you have trouble with access, feel free to contact me for … Continue reading

Posted in Aesthetics, Art Practices, and Politics, Critical Human Geography, Fieldwork, My publications or presentations, Qualitative Research, Research Design | 1 Comment

Beginning of five months in Bolivia

I arrived in La Paz/El Alto on Sunday morning after a red eye flight through Miami from Columbus. I spent my final days in Columbus busily preparing PDFs and organizing my resources — chapters, articles, pamphlets, flyers, and photographs — … Continue reading

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Upcoming special issue of the JCG: Contemporary Research Strategies in Cultural Geography

I am currently reading and writing with an eye to — among other things — a collection of articles in the Journal of Cultural Geography (abstract below) for which I am working alongside Weronika Kusek as a guest editor. Previous … Continue reading

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