AAG Review of Books

Winter 2016 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce Volume 4, Issue 1 of The AAG Review of Books. The journal features scholarly book reviews, along with reviews of significant current books related more broadly to geography and public policy and/or international affairs. AAG members receive online access to all past and current issues of The AAG Review of Books — go to the Members Only page…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: January 2016

January 2016 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN New Year, New Name, New Proposal Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz I am writing this column on the first day of the new year. Effective January 1, 2016, the AAG will begin to operate…
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Recent News

Rebecca Solnit: ‘Mapping the Infinite City’ — A talk on the ‘infinite trilogy’ of atlases

Rebecca Solnit (credit: Shawn Calhoun, CC) Rebecca Solnit & Joshua Jelly-Schapiro: Mapping the Infinite City Wednesday, March 30 from 5:20 – 7:00 San Francisco, CA (Room TBD) When the trilogy Rebecca Solnit and a host of collaborators launched in 2010 with Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas concludes with the New York atlas co-directed by…
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Session Commemorating William Garrison To Follow Presentation of Garrison Award

Garrison Award & Tribute Sessions 3:20 –7:00 , Thursday, March 31, 2016 An award session to present the paper selected for the William L. Garrison Award for Best Dissertation in Computational Geography will be held at 3:20 on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at the AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Stéphane Joost, a former Garrison awardee…
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Association News

January is National Mentoring Month: Join the GeoMentors Program

GeoMentors Willing to Help Educators Many GIS professionals want to help educators and youth use GIS, and are willing to be a GeoMentor. List yourself as an educator or GeoMentor. President Obama issued a proclamation last month designating January as "National Mentoring Month" in support of the Nation's young people and to "honor those who give of themselves…
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You Can Still Apply for Travel Grants for the AAG IGU 2016 Beijing Conference

AAG is still accepting applications for 2016 AAG NSF International Geographical Union (IGU) Conference Travel Grants. The deadline for applications has been extended to January 25. The conference will take place August 21-25 in Beijing, China. Read more about the conference. The AAG receives funding from the National Science Foundation to defray the expenses of participation by scientists in the…
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Call for Proposals: 2016 Minerva Research Initiative

The Department of Defense is pleased to announce that the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeking proposals for 2016 Minerva Research Initiative awards has been released! Download here (under "Related Documents"): There may be amendments along the way -- make sure you download the most current version! Minerva is a defense social science research program seeking…
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Member News

Kavita Pandit Named Associate Provost at Georgia State U.

Georgia State University recently announced the appointment of Kavita Pandit as Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, effective March 1, 2016. Pandit was AAG President in 2006 and currently serves as associate provost for international education at the University of Georgia. Her previous academic administrative positions include senior vice provost for the State University of New York,…
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Annals of the AAG

‘Annals of the AAG’ Welcomes Two New Editors

McCarthy Heynen Our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, begins the new year with a change of editorship. Bruce Braun and Richard Wright have completed their four year terms as editors of the Nature and Society, and People, Place and Region sections respectively. Their successors are James McCarthy and Nik Heynen.…
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