Category Archives: History

Los años 68: política, sociedad y cultura

I will be participating remotely in this conference later this month in Mexico City. More information can be found here. Advertisements

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Essay: The Idea of Racial Progress and the Ongoing Racialization of American Landscapes

Michael Crutcher delivered the Cultural Geography Specialty Group marquee address at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New Orleans, and I have co-authored a short essay with Joe Moose (a MA student at University of Wyoming) … Continue reading

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Videos and live streaming of ‘1968, Fifty Years of Struggle’ in Middlebury, VT

Presenters made it to Middlebury for the conference (I discuss it in a previous post) despite the nor’easter. (I could not arrive because of the weather but will present remotely this afternoon.) The conference organizers produced a video of Tamar … 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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Author-Meets-Critics: Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography

I am registered to contribute to an Author-Meets-Critics session at the 2017 AAG meeting in Boston to discuss Simon Springer’s The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation (University of Minnesota Press, 2016). The AAG Review of Books will publish … Continue reading

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‘Reading Reclus between Italy and South America,’ Frederico Ferretti in the Journal of Historical Geography

Frederico Ferretti’s recently published article in the Journal of Historical Geography is of interest as I read for my work on the materiality of archives. Ferretti’s focus on the international circulation of anarchist geographical knowledge will also complement Kristin Ross’ … Continue reading

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The materiality of archives — preliminaries for the work of forging solidarities

Three years ago today, I was in Mexico City for one of my research trips. I’m revisiting the notes and photographs from this particular trip today as I return to writing a review article on political geographies of memory and … Continue reading

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