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AAG Newsletter: May 2017

May 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 Creation of Transformative Geographies  MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald We all like to think of ourselves as being transformative in one way or the other. Indeed, we all are. In our personal interactions and…
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AAG Newsletter: April 2017

April 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 Advancing Geography and the Association at Boston MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald This month geographers from around the country and the world will gather in Boston for the AAG Annual Meeting. This should be a…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2017

March 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 Telling Our Stories, Speaking Out and Being Heard as Geographers MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Perhaps now more than ever geographers need to tell their stories, speak out and make their voices heard. In a…
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AAG Newsletter: February 2017

February 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 Creating and Preserving Actionable and Policy-Relevant Geography MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Ensconced in our academic environs, as students or as faculty, we are sometimes accused of being removed and aloof from the issues of…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2017

January 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 Strengths and Challenges of Diversity MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald It is fair to say that the recent election has created deep concerns in our community regarding issues of diversity and gender equity. This unease…
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AAG Newsletter: December 2016

December 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 Geography in a Post-Truth World MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald This past month the Oxford Dictionary named “post-truth” as its 2016 Word-of-the-Year. The word was chosen because it has seen a “spike in frequency this…
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AAG Newsletter: November 2016

November 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 Geography, Institutions and the Fate of People and Planet in the 21st Century MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Let’s talks about Geographical Determinism. Got your attention? I thought so. The term, along with its cousin,…
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AAG Newsletter: October 2016

October 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 The Long, Hot Summer MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald It has been a long, hot summer. In July, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released its analysis of global temperatures for the first six…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2016

September 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 The World of the City MacDonald By Glen M. MacDonald Those of us alive today are witnessing one of the most profound events in all of human history — and it is an event, which…
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AAG Launches New Undergraduate Student Affinity Group

The American Association of Geographers will launch a new affinity group specifically for undergraduate students. The Undergraduate Student Affinity Group (USAG) will be an international community of students studying geography, offering opportunities to network and socialize, get advice on graduate study and careers, and take part in academic events. USAG will work closely with the…
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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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AAG Newsletter: July 2016

July 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 The End(s) of Geography? By Glen M. MacDonald MacDonald Serving as your President is a singular honor, but also one that is more than a little daunting. My trepidation arises from three sources. First, with…
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