Category Archives: The Americas

“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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Encuentro de Geógrafos de América Latina (EGAL), Hacia geografías de la integración y la diversidad

XVII Encuentro de Geógrafos de América Latina (EGAL), Hacia geografías de la integración y la diversidad Español (inglés y portugués abajo) Invitamos a ser parte del XVII Encuentro de Geógrafos de América Latina (EGAL), Hacia geografías de la integración y … Continue reading

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Resources for making sense of the unrest in Nicaragua

A video from Democracy Now and a NACLA article by Lori Hanson and Miguel Gomez help us make sense of the political process in Nicaragua and the challenges faced by the Ortega government. Hanson and Gomez promote strategic analysis and … Continue reading

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Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Latin American Geography

Call for Applications – Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Latin American Geography The Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG) is opening a search for an Editor-in-Chief of its flagship publication the Journal of Latin American Geography (JLAG). JLAG is the leading academic … Continue reading

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Highlights from the new issue of NACLA

The new issue of NACLA (the North American Congress on Latin America) includes some worthwhile reading. Geoff Boyce makes the case for divestment in his analysis of border patrol, Angus McNelly and Jeffery Webber offer an interpretation of the ongoing … Continue reading

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1968, Contingency, and the Political Geography of Latin America

I am giving a talk today as part of the Department of Geography Lunch Speaker Series at the University of Wyoming. The talk will inform my short article in preparation for the Journal of Latin American Geography.

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“Fifty Years of ’68” at the University of Wyoming

I am working with other members of the Latin American Studies Working Group (Drs. Zoe Pearson, Camilo Jaramillo, and Carolyne Larson) to launch our interdisciplinary Latin American Studies programming  at the University of Wyoming. From February 27 to March 1, … Continue reading

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Politicizing disappearance: three scenes from central Mexico

I will give a talk here at the University of Wyoming next week at our Center for Global Studies. The arguments draw from my ongoing research with Oliver Hernández Lara at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México in Toluca. … Continue reading

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“1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” and other 50th anniversary events

The organizers  for the “1968, Fifty Years of Struggles” conference at Middlebury College have posted information about the conference including the schedule of presentations, and biographies and abstracts of the presenters. I will present a paper from my Between Repression … Continue reading

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