Sad news. Feminist geographer Doreen Massey has passed away. As many of you will have heard, Doreen died on Friday 11… more
As part of the Authors Meets Critics Book Discussion at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in… more
The Department of Human Geography and City Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough is seeking a detail-oriented and tech-savvy… more
Interesting CFP. Geographers have developed a strong interest in religion and religiosity in recent years as they have come to acknowledge the centrality of faith, religion and belief to people’s identities, ways of life, and spatial practices. In approaching geographies of religions from a critical perspective, scholars are concerned not only with patterns of religious practice and belief, but also with the ways that religious discourses, institutions, and practices mediate social relationships and are woven into the exercise of power and authority at multiple scales…… more
CFP: Place can be understood as a type of situated affect or feeling, a mode of active, sensory engagement. By making sense of place we shape how we dwell in the built and natural environment,how we understand and appreciate its sounds, sights, textures, flavors, and scents. By making sense of place we orient ourselves to speeds and rhythms, as well as to movement, rest, and encounter…… more
Geographies of Neoliberalism and Resistance After the Crisis: The State, Violence, and Labour An Interdisciplinary Conference from the Departments of Geography and International… more
Here’s a disturbing reminder of the imperial legacy of the discipline of geography. Today’s “AAG SmartBrief” email from the Association of American Geographers was sponsored by none other than the Central Intelligence Agency. Interestingly, the email header image had fragments of Korean (“can do”) and Chinese (and what looks to me like Arabic?) with the headline, “Be a CIA Open Source Analyst.”
I’ve been working with amazing students at the University of Toronto in starting a new journal to feature undergraduate geography writings. We’re doing a (soft) launch event on April 4 with short readings and reception.