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My father, Howard Grant Crane (1941-2021)

Howard Grant Crane, loving husband, father, and grandfather, dear friend, teacher and scholar of Ottoman and Islamic art and architecture, died at 80 in Columbus, Ohio, on March 4. His life was unnecessarily cut short by COVID-19. Howard was born … Continue reading

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“In defence of the hearing?” published in the political geography section of Geography Compass

~~~ Geography Compass recently published Jo Hynes, Nick Gill, and Joe Tomlinson, in an article titled “In defence of the hearing? Emerging geographies of publicness, materiality, access and communication in court hearings” in the political geography section of the journal. … Continue reading

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‘Heritage and the Middle East’ in the political geography section of GECO

Geography Compass recently published Timur Hammond (Syracuse University) in the political geography section, on the intersection of heritage/memory studies and urban political geography, particularly for making sense of urbanization, the urban form, and the production of urban space in the … Continue reading

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Geography Awareness Week at University of Wyoming, with keynote talk by Bradley Garrett

The Geography Club at the University of Wyoming has organized a week of programming for Geography Awareness Week. The national theme this year is “Inspiring the Spirit of Exploration.” Our work at UW complements that theme. A flier for our … Continue reading

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SCREE symposium in Flagstaff, AZ, at Northern Arizona University

A symposium for the Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition (SCREE) will begin today at Northern Arizona University as part of the 15th Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region (more information here). The symposium … Continue reading

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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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The Dis/Appeared

As I work on my project with Oliver Hernández Lara on ‘landscapes of disappearance,’ I find this helpful resource — a video essay by Ian Alan Paul, linked trough Derek Gregory’s Geographical Imaginations blog: The Dis/Appeared

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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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The preliminary program for the meeting of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies has been posted. Members of the Latin American Studies Working Group at the University of Wyoming will be presenting on interdisciplinarity and program-building in Latin … Continue reading

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Act in solidarity with “Academics for Peace” in the face of ongoing repression in Turkey

via Petition Ebru Ustundag circulated this petition on the GARN list — opportunities to act in solidarity with academics and others suffering from the ongoing repression in Turkey: ~~~ Call for solidarity for the academics for peace on trial Violations … Continue reading

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