Abstract deadline extended to Nov. 17

Due to a high volume of submissions, the abstract deadline has been extended. AAG is accepting abstracts for papers and posters, sessions, workshops, and field trips for its annual meeting in Boston. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on all topics relevant to geography. Learn more.
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Annual Meeting

Roger Downs To Receive the 2017 AAG Presidential Achievement Award

Roger M. Downs, professor of geography at Pennsylvania State University, will receive the 2017 AAG Presidential Achievement Award, which honors individuals for their long-term, major contributions to the discipline. Past President Sarah Witham Bednarz will confer the award during the close of her Past President's Address at the AAG annual meeting in Boston. She remarked, “Downs…
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‘Locating Geography Education’ — Sarah Bednarz’s Past President’s Address

AAG Past President Sarah Witham Bednarz will explore the evolving role, nature, and relevance of geography education as viewed by former presidents of the AAG from 1910 to the present. AAG presidential addresses have, at times, commented directly on education issues; at other times the topic has been avoided, if not ignored. What changes have occurred over…
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AAG to Feature 3 Themes at Annual Meeting in Boston

Each year, the AAG identifies a few themes for its Annual Meeting to help focus discussion and provide a fresh and engaging structure to the conference program. Current themes include: Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century - Glen MacDonald’s Presidential Opening Plenary: Bread and Water in the 21st Century will keynote this theme Uncertainty and Context in Geography and…
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Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Geographies of Bread and Water in the 21st Century Wheat harvest in Gujarat, one of the top 10 wheat-producing states in India. Due to recent aridity, India may need to import some five million metric tons of wheat in 2016-17. (Photo courtesy of Glen M MacDonald) Burgeoning global…
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Call for Papers: Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Mainstreaming Human Rights in Geography and the AAG Nearly all geographers are concerned about human rights, and in their personal and professional lives seek meaningful ways to act on these concerns and values. The AAG and the discipline of geography intersect with human rights in numerous ways. During…
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Call for Papers: Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience

Call for Papers — AAG Featured Theme Uncertainty and Context in Geography and GIScience: Advances in Theory, Methods, and Practice Uncertainty and context pose fundamental challenges in geographic research and GIScience. Geospatial data are imbued with error (, measurement and sampling error), and understanding of the effects of contextual influences on human behavior and experience…
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Call for Participation: Geography Career Events

AAG Annual Meeting Boston, Massachusetts April 5–9, 2017 For each of the activities below, the AAG seeks a diverse group of individuals representing a range of employment sectors, organizations, academic and professional backgrounds, and racial/ethnic/gender perspectives. If interested, please send an email to specifying your topic(s) and activity(s) of interest, and attach your current or…
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AAG To Offer On-site Childcare During 2017 Annual Meeting

During AAG 2015 Chicago, President Mona Domosh visited CAMP AAG. CAMP AAG was a success in San Francisco and the AAG is again making an investment to provide full-time, professionally-managed and staffed on-site childcare services for the 2017 annual meeting in Boston. CAMP AAG will offer age-appropriate activities for children ranging from 6 months to 13…
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