Category Archives: History

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. … Continue reading

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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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Before 68: The Left, activism & social movements in the long 1960s

Relevant to my book project, which examines post-68 politics and what the organizers of this conference would identify as the “mythologization” of the year, this Call for Papers: *** CFP: Before 68: The Left, activism & social movements in the … Continue reading

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“Space, Agency and Contestation” at the International Conference of Historical Geographers

This session looks likely to be of interest to readers of this blog. The suggested topics for papers certainly resonate with some of my own research trajectories (e.g., on practices and spaces of solidarity, and on making usable pasts). The … Continue reading

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