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May 2017 Issue of ‘The Professional Geographer’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 69, Issue 2 (May 2017) of The Professional Geographer is now available. The focus of The Professional Geographer is on short articles in academic or applied geography, emphasizing empirical studies and methodologies. These features may range in content and approach from rigorously analytic to broadly philosophical or prescriptive. The…
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New Books in Geography — February 2017

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. February 2017 Blood of…
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Annals of the AAG

Annals Special Issue on Mountains

Every year since 2009 our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, has published a special issue that highlights geographic research around a significant global theme. The ninth special issue of the Annals, published in March 2017, brings together 27 articles on the topic of Mountains, edited by Mark A. Fonstad. Over…
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African Geographical Review

April 2017 Issue of the ‘African Geographical Review’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 36, Issue 1 (April 2017) of the African Geographical Review is now available. The full table of contents for this issue is below and can also be accessed here. The African Geographical Review is the journal of the Africa Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers. It provides a medium for the…
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New Books in Geography — January 2017

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. January 2017 An Aqueous…
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Call for Abstracts: Special Issue of ‘Annals’ on “Environmental Governance in a Populist/Authoritarian Era”

Call for Abstracts Annals of the American Association of Geographers Special Issue, March 2019   The Annals of the American Association of Geographers is seeking contributions for a Special Issue on "Environmental Governance in a Populist/Authoritarian Era". The 2019 Special Issue of the Annals will address theoretical, methodological, and empirical questions regarding how environments are…
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Annual Meeting

Second Annual ‘GeoHumanities’ GeoPoetics Poetry Reading

The first annual GeoPoetics Poetry Reading was held on March 29 at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting in San Francisco. It was organized by the editors of the new AAG journal, GeoHumanities. Cecil Giscombe, University of California - Berkeley, is pictured here during his reading. GeoHumanities has organized a GeoPoetics poetry reading to take place…
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Newly Renamed ‘Annals’ Section “Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences”

The Annals of the American Association of Geographers has a newly renamed “Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences” section. It’s our hope that this section of the journal will identify with physical geographers, in addition to being open in a multidisciplinary sense to the Environmental Sciences. By explicitly stating "Physical Geography" in the section name, we’d…
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New Books in Geography — December 2016

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month. December 2016 America Observed: On…
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GeoHumanities

Latest Issue of ‘GeoHumanities’ Features Special Thematic Forum on Border Topologies

In the two years since the AAG launched its GeoHumanities journal, the editors have received a vast array of fascinating manuscripts in the form of traditional scholarly “Articles” and “Practices and Curations” pieces, which cross over between the academy and creative practice. As the space for interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of geography and the…
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AAG Review of Books

Winter 2017 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

Volume 5, Issue 1 of The AAG Review of Books has now been published online. This quarterly online journal publishes scholarly reviews of recent books related to geography, public policy and international affairs. It also features review essays reflecting on several books on a particular theme, and book review fora with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of the…
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Annals of the AAG

‘Annals of the AAG’ Welcomes New Editor

David R. Butler. Credit: Texas State University. Our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, begins the new year with a change of editorship for the newly named Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences section. Mark A. Fonstad has completed two terms as editor of the Environmental Sciences section and is succeeded by David…
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