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AAG Newsletter: December 2015

December 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN A New Year’s Resolution Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz The fall semester is coming to an end and the new year is approaching. It is the season for reflection and resolution setting. What went…
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AAG Newsletter: November 2015

November 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Undergraduate Education: Let’s Pay Attention Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz I think the best part about being president of the AAG is attending the regional meetings. I have traveled to East Lakes at Kent…
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AAG Newsletter: October 2015

OCTOBER 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN AAG at the Forefront of Geography Education Change Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz I will keep this column relatively brief because I want you to read a companion piece by Michael Solem, Director of…
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AAG Newsletter: September 2015

SEPTEMBER 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Do The Right Thing Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz It is that time of the year again. I hear the scurry of my colleagues sorting through old folders, re-organizing class notes. The copy machine…
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AAG Newsletter: August 2015

AUGUST 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Survival in a Time of Disruption in Higher Education By Sarah Witham Bednarz This is a challenging time to be engaged in scholarship in higher education. Shrinking state budgets and rising tuition raise concerns…
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AAG Newsletter: July 2015

JULY 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Bully Pulpit By Sarah Witham Bednarz I begin my first column by thanking you for electing me president of the AAG, a decision I hope you do not regret. I am simultaneously very…
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AAG Newsletter: June 2015

JUNE 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Domosh Why is our Geography Curriculum so White? By Mona Domosh Many of us teach courses that are shaped by anti-colonial and antiracist scholarship. We include readings and topics in our classes that provide…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2015

MAY 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Domosh How We Hurt Each Other Every Day, and What We Might Do About It By Mona Domosh For those who do not experience their ill effects, it is difficult to recognize the ways…
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AAG Newsletter: April 2015

APRIL 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Domosh The Costs (and Benefits?) of Constant Counting By Mona Domosh I’m a 24; well, only on Google scholar (the more inclusive research “platform”). Otherwise, on Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science, I’m a 12. For…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2015

MARCH 2015 Welcome to the Newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Domosh Curating the AAG By Mona Domosh Even more accurate than the first daffodil as a mark of spring’s approach is the onset of my recurring anxiety dream. It goes like this: I’m walking…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2015

JANUARY 2014 Highlights from the newsletter of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read the AAG Newsletter regularly at PRESIDENT'S COLUMN The Not-So-Silent Majority Domosh By Mona Domosh The numbers are staggering: the majority (according to the AAUP, 56 percent) of academics teaching in American universities and colleges are contingent faculty, defined…
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