Category Archives: University service

‘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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Visiting Senior Scholar in Global Studies, University of Wyoming

The Global and Area Studies (GAST) Program here at University of Wyoming is seeking applications for its Visiting Senior Scholar to begin in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018.

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Geography Awareness Week at UW

Our schedule for Geography Awareness Week (GAW) is finalized. The theme for GAW this year is “The Power of Parks.” The 2016 GAW at University of Wyoming is also an opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our department. If … Continue reading

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Wyoming Latina Youth Conference, October 14-15, 2016

I have been working for the past several weeks as part of a planning committee for the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference, which is happening this weekend in Laramie. This is the first year it is being hosted at the University … Continue reading

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Education as the Practice of Freedom? Troubling spaces in the Neoliberal University

Erin Sanders-McDonagh and Carole Davis (Middlesex University) are organizing a special section of the journal Critical Studies in Education on radical pedagogy, emancipatory politics, and neoliberal higher education. Their CFP echoes a session they convened for the 2016 AAG meeting … 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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Teaching in Spring 2016 — the addition of Feminist Geography, and a series of visitors around themes of Waste and Sustainability

I just submitted final grades but I’m already looking ahead to teaching in Spring 2016. In addition to my usual set of Spring semester courses (Cultural Geography, Economic Geography, and Urban Geography), I am responding to my students’ interest in … Continue reading

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