Category Archives: The Americas

‘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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New article with Zoe Pearson: “Liberation” as a political horizon amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the United States

Human Geography just published “‘Liberation’ as a political horizon amidst the coronavirus pandemic in the United States,” an essay I co-authored with Zoe Pearson. Our goal was to distinguish between different ideas of freedom and liberation at play in responses … 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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‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism’ in the political geography section of GECO

We have recently published Stepha Velednitsky, Sara Hughes, and Rhys Machold in the political geography section of Geography Compass, on ‘Political geographical perspectives on settler colonialism.’ The review article provides a comprehensive survey of tendencies, past and present, at the … Continue reading

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Troubling Latin/America in the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography

The January 2020 issue of the Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG) came on the heels of the successful meeting of its parent organization the Conference of Latin American Geography (CLAG) in Antigua, Guatemala, where we were celebrating 50 years … Continue reading

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Free access to “‘To see things in an objective light’: the Dakota Access Pipeline and the ongoing construction of settler colonial landscapes”

Journal of Cultural Geography is providing free access to my co-authored article with Guillaume Proulx, previously described in this post from last year. The map, above, is part of the article. This work comes from our ongoing collaboration on settler … Continue reading

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My new article with Guillaume Proulx on “settler colonial landscapes”

A collaboration that began in my American Landscapes course recently resulted in an article published in the Journal of Cultural Geography (free access here). In this article and in a presentation at the 2019 meeting of the American Association 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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Upcoming talk at University of Denver: “Politicizing Landscapes of Disappearance in Central Mexico”

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