Annual Meeting

James Hansen To Address Climate Change at AAG Annual Meeting

James Hansen, courtesy NASA James Hansen, known for his climate research and his Congressional testimony on climate change that raised awareness of global warming, will deliver a featured talk on climate change, moderated by AAG President Glen MacDonald, at the AAG annual meeting in Boston on April 7, 2017. Hansen received a in physics and mathematics, an in…
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Funding Opportunities

Visiting Geographical Scientist Program Accepting Applications for 2017-18

Apply for Geographical Scientists to Visit, Stimulate Your Department   The Visiting Geographical Scientist program (VGSP) is accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. VGSP sponsors visits by prominent geographers to small departments or institutions that do not have the resources to bring in well-known speakers. The purpose of this program is to stimulate interest…
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AAG Review of Books

Winter 2017 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

Volume 5, Issue 1 of The AAG Review of Books has now been published online. This quarterly online journal publishes scholarly reviews of recent books related to geography, public policy and international affairs. It also features review essays reflecting on several books on a particular theme, and book review fora with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of the…
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Annals of the AAG

‘Annals of the AAG’ Welcomes New Editor

David R. Butler. Credit: Texas State University. Our flagship journal, the Annals of the American Association of Geographers, begins the new year with a change of editorship for the newly named Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences section. Mark A. Fonstad has completed two terms as editor of the Environmental Sciences section and his successor is…
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Annual Meeting

David Harvey To Deliver Featured Lecture at AAG Annual Meeting in Boston

David Harvey, one of the most influential figures in geography and urban studies, and among the most cited intellectuals of all time across the humanities and social sciences, will deliver a featured lecture, “Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason,” on April 8, 2017, at the AAG annual meeting in Boston. For geographers and…
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Award Deadlines

Glenda Laws Award Nomination Deadline Extended to Jan. 31

All early- to mid-career scholars involved in geographic research on one or more social issues are eligible to be nominated for the Glenda Laws Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues. Named in memory of Glenda Laws, a geographer who brought energy and enthusiasm to her work on issues of social justice and…
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Association News

Important Election Information: AAG Voting Begins Next Week

The AAG election will be conducted online again, and will take place Jan. 11-Feb. 2, 2017. Each member who has an email address on record with the AAG will receive a special email with a code that will allow them to sign in to our AAG SimplyVoting website and vote. Read about the candidates now.
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GeoHumanities

December 2016 Issue of ‘GeoHumanities’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 2, Issue 2 (December 2016) of GeoHumanities is now available. GeoHumanities is the newest journal of the American Association of Geographers. It features articles that span conceptual and methodological debates in geography and the humanities; critical reflections on analog and digital artistic productions; and new scholarly interactions occurring…
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AAG Launches New Fellows Program: AAG Fellows

The AAG is honored to announce it has launched AAG Fellows, a new program to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. In addition to honoring geographers, AAG Fellows will serve the AAG as an august body to address key AAG initiatives including creating and contributing to AAG initiatives; advising on AAG strategic…
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Association News

New AAG Position Opening: Senior Geography Researcher

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has an immediate opening for the position of Senior Geography Researcher, to be located at the AAG’s central office in Washington, DC. We seek an individual with a passion for geography and strong writing and management skills, and who can initiate, support, and lead AAG programs in research, education, and…
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