AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: July 2020

July 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Spatial Scale of ‘We’ By Amy Lobben “Every day around my town, I see signs of encouragement, most frequently – “We’re All In This Together.” That statement refers to the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting…
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AAG Review of Books

AAG Welcomes New Editor of AAG Review of Books, Thanks Outgoing Editor

The AAG is pleased to announce Debbie Hopkins as the new editor of the AAG Review of Books. The AAG sincerely thanks founding editor Kent Mathewson, whose vision and ideas have shaped the AAG Review of Books since its beginnings eight years ago. Hopkins will take the helm when Mathewson steps down on July 1.…
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Recent News

Summer Series on questions of Geoethics and Human Rights highlighted by COVID-19 Conditions

Introduction By Coline Dony and Emily Fekete This series developed from discussions that took place at the AAG’s Virtual Annual Meeting, April 6-10, 2020, during publicly available panels of the breaking theme “Geographers Respond to COVID-19”. The panels were set up by AAG specialty groups and their chairs who wanted to initiate discussions about the…
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Annals of the AAG

July 2020 Issue of the ‘Annals of the AAG’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 110, Issue 4, July 2020 of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is now ;A full list of contents is below. The Annals contains original, timely, and innovative articles that advance knowledge in all facets of the discipline. Articles are divided into four major areas: Geographic…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: June 2020

June 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Making Data Meaningful Or Geography’s Contribution to Data Science By David Kaplan Geography has always been about data. After all, the field was founded and developed over the search for more and better information.…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: May 2020

May 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Facing an Existential Crisis or COVID-19 and the Long-Term Future of Geography By David Kaplan It does not seem so long ago that people were talking about the compression of space and time, about…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: April 2020

April 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Doing Geography in the Age of Coronavirus, or How is Everybody Coping? By David Kaplan You hear it from everyone you know: these are strange and frightening times. While most of us have witnessed…
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Member News

Geographers Act on COVID19

GeoDS Lab at University of Wisconsin, Madison. County-level Spring 2020 travel data from March shows thousands of trips generated in the , which may help explain the rapid growth of infection cases across the country. On March 23, AAG asked how our members and followers are responding to the COVID19 pandemic. We got an extraordinary…
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Association News

2018 NAEP Geography Report Card Offers Crucial Insight into Geographic Literacy

April 23, 2020 marks the date for The National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB)’s release of the 2018 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Geography Report Card, along with the nation’s 2018 assessments of History and Civics education. This year’s Geography Report Card is particularly important, as the NAEP is not due to assess geography again…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: March 2020

March 2020 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Going Global or How Best to Recognize the Internationalization of the AAG By David Kaplan We have always been the “AAG” but five years ago the membership overwhelmingly decided to change the full title…
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