Category Archives: Political Geographies of the State

‘Critical Geographies in Latin America’ – Journal of Latin American Geography 16(1)

The Journal of Latin American Geography has just released a new special issue on ‘Critical Geographies in Latin America,’ which is part of a very intentional turn in the editorial position of the journal (as detailed here in JLAG 15[1]). In … 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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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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The ebb of the pink tide? A recent article by Massimo Modonesi

This article by Massimo Modonesi on the elections in Venezuela and Argentina is usefully read alongside the Álvaro Reyes article I posted last week. In the context of these elections, the endurance of “other geographies” articulated through the EZLN and … Continue reading

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Work in progress for a collection of papers on ‘Police States’

I am finalizing my submission for a collection of papers that emerged from the 2015 AAG panel Contemporary North American Police States: Ferguson, Ayotzinapa, and Alternative Futures. The paper–titled ‘Profiling, state power, and an emerging post-liberal politics of solidarity in … Continue reading

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Profiling, b/ordering, and the political work of pedagogy – panel for AAG in San Francisco

Sutapa Chattopadhyay and I are organizing a set of panels for the 2016 AAG meeting in San Francisco. I cut and paste a description of the panels below. Confirmed participants include Maegan Miller, Serin Houston, Paul Routledge, Jack Norton, Brian … Continue reading

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