Category Archives: Mexico

‘Landscapes of Disappearance’ in Mexico — our new article, and a video

The Journal of Latin American Geography has published a pre-print of our article on the Project Muse website. Place-Based Politics, and the Role of Landscape in the Production of Mexico’s Disappeared, an article I co-authored with Oliver Hernández Lara (Universidad … Continue reading

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My new article in Cultural Geographies on a creative-geographical response to the legacy of concentration camps in the Americas

My co-authored article on an artwork that problematizes the enduring significance of concentration camps for Japanese-descended people throughout the Americas is recently published in Cultural Geographies. The article — Questioning the exceptionality of the exception: Annabel Castro’s ‘Outside in: exile … Continue reading

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‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Geoff Boyce in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Immigration, Policing, and the Politics of Time.‘ Geoff’s review article argues for examining the centrality of time to spatialized modes of control in immigration policing. … Continue reading

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Free access to “Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election”

Political Geography is providing free access to my guest editorial with Oliver  Hernández Lara, previously described in this post from earlier this year, which emerges from our work on ‘landscapes of disappearance’ in the Mexico City urban region.

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“Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s ‘historic’ election” in Political Geography

The corrected proof of Politicizing disappearance after Mexico’s “historic” election, an essay with Oliver Gabriel Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, is available in Political Geography (find it here and here). This is our first of … Continue reading

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Humanitarian aid is never a crime: petition regarding No More Deaths and the case of Scott Warren

This petition was circulated by Johnny Finn on the Latin America Specialty Group of the AAG list. *** Hi All, As I’m sure most of you have heard, geographer and humanitarian activist Scott Warren is currently on trial for several … Continue reading

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Support for “Banishing Ghosts and Building Solidarities in Central Mexico After the Long Sixties”

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) recently announced its support for a 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Among the projects supported was my work on the relationship between politics, identity, and space amidst the failures of late liberalism in … Continue reading

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Launch event in Mexico City for ‘Ejercicios de resistencia’

The artist David Hernández has organized a book project (Ejercicios de resistencia) and a convergence of artists whose work in 2018 is, in part, commemorating the events of 1968 in Mexico City. The Centro Cultural Universitario in Tlatelolco is hosting … Continue reading

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“Una mirada desde otras disciplinas” — a discussion of new work by Annabel Castro in Cuernavaca, Morelos

I will present some comments this Saturday at a discussion of Annabel Castro’s new video installation, Outside in: exile at home, which is currently showing in Cuernavaca, Morelos, México. As Castro puts it, “The installation evokes the condition of being … Continue reading

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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.

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