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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 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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AAG Newsletter: June 2016

June 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 Listening to Our Members: Part 2 By Sarah Witham Bednarz Bednarz This is my last column as AAG president and it is perhaps the most important because I seek your input on a very…
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AAG Newsletter: May 2016

May 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 Listening to Our Members: Part 1 Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz For me, one of the best sessions at our annual meeting reported the results of our first membership survey. A stellar crew, including past…
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AAG Newsletter: April 2016

April 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 Excellence in a Geography Program Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz One of the best parts of the annual meeting for me, as president, was the Awards Luncheon. It is a privilege to greet and honor…
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AAG Newsletter: March 2016

March 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 What We Do Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz As I prepare for the upcoming Council meeting in San Francisco at the end of this month, it occurs to me that none of my columns…
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AAG Newsletter: February 2016

February 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 Bias and Consideration Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz Now is the winter of our discontent. I have always liked that line, the first of King Richard III. I know it is not really about…
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AAG Newsletter: January 2016

January 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 New Year, New Name, New Proposal Bednarz By Sarah Witham Bednarz I am writing this column on the first day of the new year. Effective January 1, 2016, the AAG will begin to operate…
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