Category Archives: Urban Geography

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 Advertisements

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Essay: The Idea of Racial Progress and the Ongoing Racialization of American Landscapes

Michael Crutcher delivered the Cultural Geography Specialty Group marquee address at the annual meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New Orleans, and I have co-authored a short essay with Joe Moose (a MA student at University of Wyoming) … Continue reading

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Rashad Shabazz at University of Wyoming

One of our students produced this great flyer for Rashad Shabazz’s visit to University of Wyoming. Rashad will present a talk later this evening related to his historical geography of the Minneapolis sound, part of a book project in progress.

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Showing “Waves ’98” in Introduction to Human Geography

At the end of a week discussing Alastair Bonnett’s presentation of urban geography in his What is Geography?, my Intro to Human Geography students will watch Ely Dagher’s award winning short film Waves ’98 this Friday. The film is set … Continue reading

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Geography at Ohio State seeking a TT Assistant Professor of social geography

The Department of Geography at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for an anticipated tenure track assistant  professor beginning autumn 2017. We seek a scholar with the potential to sustain a strong, externally funded research  program, advise students and … Continue reading

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“Beauty Through Order” – Simon Springer lecture at University of Wyoming, August 30

Simon Springer will give a talk at the University of Wyoming on August 30 at 4:30 in room 210 of the Arts & Sciences Building. I cut-and-paste Simon’s title and abstract below. The talk is supported and co-sponsored by the … Continue reading

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“Social Justice and the City” – Annals of the AAG special issue

Nik Heynen circulated the following Call for Abstracts for a special issue of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers on “Social Justice and the City.” The title clearly echoes David Harvey’s 1973 book, now available in a revised … Continue reading

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