Category Archives: Research Design

“Using ethnography and assemblage theory in political geography” published in the political geography of GECO

A few weeks ago, Geography Compass published Pooya Ghoddousi and Sam Page on “Using ethnography and assemblage theory in political geography” in the political geography section of the journal. Pooya and Sam provide brief history of ethnography in political geography, its latent intersections … Continue reading

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‘Objects of Inquiry: Ways of Seeing, Ways of Knowing in the Humanities’

I will contribute to a panel this evening at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, about the status of objects in humanities research. The occasion for our panel is a visit from Jim Harris, the Andrew W Mellon Foundation Teaching … Continue reading

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2017 Action Research Network of the Americas (ARNA) Conference

The 2017 Action Research of the Americas Conference is being convened in parallel with the first Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy in Cartagena, Colombia, in June 2017. Proposals are due February 13, 2017.

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Seminar meeting about action-research at University of Wyoming

I will guest facilitate Zoe Pearson‘s Social Science Research Methods seminar in the Global and Area Studies (GAST) Program at University of Wyoming in the week to come. The theme will be ‘cross-cultural, participatory & activist research.’ We plan to … 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 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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Sarah Moore lecture at Ohio Wesleyan for ‘Place of Waste’ series

Dr. Sarah Moore (University of Wisconsin Geography) comes to Ohio Wesleyan tomorrow for a visitor series I’m co-coordinating with my colleagues Jim Peoples (Anthropology and East Asian Studies) and John Krygier (Geography and Environmental Studies). As mentioned in a previous … Continue reading

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Ohio Student Association Fellowship Program class of 2015

We just completed the 2015 iteration of the Ohio Student Association (OSA) ‘Fellowship for Community Change,’ the organizer-training and political education program alongside which I have been working on the ‘Breaking Consent‘ action-research project. The project lends momentum to political … Continue reading

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New issue of Society and Space, article on “situated solidarities” and action-research

A new issue of Society and Space was just released. It is the first with Sage, after Sage purchased the journal’s previous publisher Pion. As part of this transition, this first issue is open access, along with the content of … Continue reading

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Special issue of ‘cultural geographies’ on new methods in the subdiscipline

As the semester ends, I’m making time to browse the new issue of cultural geographies on “New Methods in Cultural Geography.” Wendy Shaw, Dydia DeLyser, and Mike Crang offer a useful introduction on the history of methodological thinking in cultural … Continue reading

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