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AAG Newsletter: June 2018

June 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN As the Student Goes, So Goes Geography By Derek Alderman This marks my last presidential column. Serving as President of the Association over the past year has been a true pleasure and honor. I…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2018

May 2018 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 Difference That an Award Can Make (For All of Us) By Derek Alderman One of the greatest pleasures of serving as President of the AAG is attending and participating in the Association’s awards…
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Volume 53 (2018)

AAG Newsletter: April 2018

April 2018 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 AAG Meetings More Public By Derek Alderman We are just days away from the start of the AAG annual meeting. I look forward to seeing many of you in New Orleans. For most…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2018

March 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Non-Killing Geographies By Derek Alderman and James Tyner Throughout my tenure as AAG President, I have forwarded efforts to make Geography REAL, that is, responsive, engaged, advocating, and life-improving. As we work to further…
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AAG Newsletter: February 2018

February 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Time for a Radical Geographic Literacy in Trump America By Derek Alderman I am sure many of you know of the strong allegations that Mr. Donald Trump—frustrated with a bipartisan immigration proposal—argued that America…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2018

January 2018 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Creating Safe Spaces at AAG Meetings for All By Derek Alderman with Lorraine Dowler Hollywood, The Hill, and the nation’s newsrooms have been exposed as spaces of sexual harassment, misconduct, and even assault. Yet, sexual harassment…
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Volume 52 (2017)

AAG Newsletter: December 2017

December 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Broadening and Caring for the Footprint of Published Scholarship By Derek Alderman Given the labor and emotion poured into publishing one’s ideas, it is perhaps natural for many of us to see the final…
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Volume 52 (2017)

AAG Newsletter: November 2017

November 2017 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 Every Week About Geography Awareness and Advocacy By Derek Alderman This column comes to you just a couple weeks before Geography Awareness Week’s 30th birthday. Founded by presidential proclamation in 1987, Geography Awareness…
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Volume 52 (2017)

AAG Newsletter: October 2017

October 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN On Finding One’s Voice (and the Voices of Others) By Derek Alderman I am pleased to announce that the American Association of Geographers (AAG) is launching the Geography Speakers Bureau. The Bureau is part…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2017

September 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Moving at Twitter Speed  By Derek Alderman The title of my column comes from a recent NPR story on the NAACP. The storied civil rights organization is undergoing a wholesale “retooling” of its structures…
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AAG Newsletter: August 2017

August 2017 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 Serious Business of Public Communication  By Derek Alderman If you have not yet examined the AAG Long Range Plan, 2015-2025, then I encourage you to do so. It provides a useful update on…
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AAG Newsletter: July 2017

July 2017 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Expanding and Empowering a Culture of Mentorship  By Derek Alderman Words cannot adequately capture my excitement and honor to be able to serve as President of the American Association of Geographers. I look forward…
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