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Judith Butler To Give Plenary Talk at 2016 AAG Annual Meeting

Judith Butler, professor at the University of California at Berkeley, will give a plenary talk about “Demography in the Ethics of Non-Violence" at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting on March 29 in San Francisco. This high-profile session will focus on a principled approach to non-violence that often admits to exceptions where violence is conceded as legitimate. To what extent…
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David Lowenthal To Speak at 2016 AAG Annual Meeting

Thirty years after his classic book, The Past Is a Foreign Country, David Lowenthal explores anew how we celebrate, expunge, contest and manipulate the past. In his major new work, The Past is a Foreign Country - Revisited, he reveals the past as an almost entirely new realm, so transformed over three decades as to demand an equally…
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AAG Names Judith Butler as the 2016 Honorary Geographer

The Association of American Geographers has named Judith Butler as its 2016 Honorary Geographer. She is the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and Program in Critical Theory at the University of California at Berkeley. Butler has advocated lesbian and gay rights movements and has been outspoken on many modern political matters. Two of her influential books, Gender Trouble: Feminism and…
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AAG Annual Meeting Abstract Deadline Extended

Due to a high volume of submissions, the AAG abstract deadline has been extended to November 18.  AAG is accepting abstracts for papers and posters, sessions, workshops, and field trips for its annual meeting in San Francisco March 29-April 2, 2016. Researchers, scholars, professionals, and students are welcome to present papers, posters, and panel discussions on…
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Thriving in a Time of Disruption in Higher Education: A Featured Theme at AAG 2016

Call for Participation AAG Annual Meeting San Francisco, California March 29 – April 2, 2016 For its 2016 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, the AAG is welcoming abstracts and organized session proposals on the theme of Thriving in a Time of Disruption in Higher Education. Context: This is a challenging time to be engaged in scholarship…
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International Geography and Urban Health Symposium at the AAG Annual Meeting

A Research Symposium organized by: International Society for Urban Health (ISUH) and Association of American Geographers (AAG) Other Co-Sponsors: The International Geospatial Health Research Network (IGHRN) The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) The AAG Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group The AAG Urban Geography Specialty Group Where: At the Joint Meetings of the AAG…
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Symposium on Physical Geography: Challenges of the “Anthropocene”

In 2016, the International Commission on Stratigraphy will consider a proposal from the “Anthropocene” Working Group to formalize the “Anthropocene” as a geological unit within the Geological Time Scale. This designation recognizes a new time interval in which human activities have significantly altered Earth’s conditions and processes. Regardless of whether the Commission will ultimately declare…
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Organize, Lead a Field Trip in San Francisco

The AAG is currently seeking ideas and proposals for field trips in San Francisco and the Bay Area for the upcoming AAG Annual Meeting. Proposals should be submitted by December 18, 2015. Field trips are an excellent way for participants to learn about different areas of geography in an interactive environment. We encourage you to submit…
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Call for Participation: Geography Careers Events at AAG 2016

For each of the activities below, we seek 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 resume. For best consideration, submit your information by November…
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