Annual Meeting

New Features of the Abstract and Session System

As you may have noticed, the AAG has recently updated several of its online platforms related to the Annual Meeting. Our updated email templates are optimized for use on mobile devices and tablets. The new website, , presents everything you need to know about #AAG2018 in (what we think is) a more logical, streamlined layout. …
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Recent News

November 2016 Issue of ‘The Professional Geographer’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 68, Issue 4 (November 2016) 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 journal…
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New Books in Geography — August 2016

The AAG Review of Books office has released the list of the books received during the month of August. Following are the references: August 2016 Access, Property and American Urban Space by M. Gordon Brown (Routledge 2016) American Serengeti: The Last Big Animals of the Great Plains by Dan Flores (University Press of Kansas 2016) Animals…
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Of Note

Canadian Academy to Name Medal for AAG Past President Ross Mackay

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) has agreed to honor the memory of J. Ross Mackay, the world’s pre-eminent permafrost scientist of his generation, by striking a medal in his name that will recognize major, career-length achievements in Arctic research. Mackay served as President of the American Association of Geographers in 1969-70. J. Ross Mackay, Canada’s…
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National Humanities Center 2017-2018 Call for Fellowship Applications

The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are…
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AGI Names Allyson Anderson Book New Executive Director

The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) has announced the appointment of Allyson K. Anderson Book as its new Executive Director.  She will join AGI on September 6, 2016. Anderson Book comes to AGI from the Department of the Interior, where she has served as the Associate Director of Strategic Engagement of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). …
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2016-17 ACLS Fellowship Competitions Now Open

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce that the 2016-17 ACLS competitions are now open for many programs. ACLS offers fellowship and grant programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career.…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: August 2016

August 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 Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Geography is a big discipline, both in terms of its global purview and the wide spectrum of scholarly perspectives geographers bring to…
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Annals of the AAG

September 2016 Issue of the ‘Annals of the AAG’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 106, Issue 5 (September 2016) of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is now available. The Annals contains original, timely, and innovative articles that advance knowledge in all facets of the discipline. Articles are divided into four major areas: Environmental Sciences; Methods, Models, and Geographic Information Science;…
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AGS Launches New Digital ‘FOCUS on Geography’

The American Geographical Society (AGS) has relaunched its FOCUS on Geography magazine as an online publication. FOCUS will continue in the tradition of the original paper magazine, but in a more dynamic and interactive format. The new FOCUS is a peer-reviewed digital publication that will include richly illustrated articles and essays from geographers and other…
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