Category Archives: Memory

“1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” and other 50th anniversary events

The organizers  for the “1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” conference at Middlebury College have posted information about the conference including the schedule of presentations, and biographies and abstracts of the presenters. I will present a paper from my Between Repression … Continue reading

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Conferences and events on legacies of 1968

This coming year, 2018 will be an opportunity to mark the fiftieth anniversary of 1968. On the thirtieth anniversary, Immanuel Wallerstein sought to coordinate the disparate events of that year into an identifiable “single revolution.” On the fortieth anniversary, others, … 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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Photos from the second anniversary (in Mexico City) of the Ayotzinapa disappearances

Thousands of people marched in Mexico City yesterday to mark the second anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 student teachers of the Escuela Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos on September 26, 2014. Signs carried in the march, the chants, … 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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The ongoing strike and police violence in Oaxaca (with links to reports in English)

With the Ayotzinapa case still famously unresolved, Frontera NorteSur characterizes the June 19 police violence and murder of participants in a strike by the National Coordinating Committee of Education Workers (CNTE) in Oaxaca as part of “a larger political crisis … Continue reading

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