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GeoHumanities coverThe AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 4, Issue 1 (June 2018) 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 at the intersections of geography and multiple humanities disciplines.

There are full length scholarly articles in the GeoHumanities Articles section and shorter creative pieces that cross over between the academy and creative practice in the Practices and Curations section.

Each issue, the Editors choose one article to make freely available. In this issue you can read Thermal Sensations—Burning the Flesh of the World by Kevin McHugh and Jennifer Kitson for free. To access the most recent issue of GeoHumanities click here.

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Table of Contents

Transcendent Space, Reactionary-Modernism and the “Diabolic” Sublime: Walter Christaller, Edgar Kant, and Geography’s Origins as a Modern Spatial Science by Kenneth R. Olwig

Midcentury Geohumanities: J. B. Jackson and the “Magazine of Human Geography” by Jeffrey D. Blankenship

Between Kitimat LNG Terminal and Monkey Beach: Literary-Geographic Methods and the Politics of Recognition in Resource Governance on Haisla Territory by RichardMilligan and TylerMcCreary

The Production of Alternative Global Spaces: Walking in the City in Salman Rushdie’s Novels by Madhumita Roy and Anjali Gera Roy

“But how do you show that in a film?” Absence, Cartographic Anxiety, and Geographic Realism Through the Landscapes of Akira Kurosawa’s Dersu Uzala by Laura Sharp

Women and Water: Icelandic Tales and Anglo-Saxon Moorings by Clare A. Lees and Gillian R. Overing

Reconfiguring Familiar Worlds with Light Projection: The Gertrude Street Projection Festival, 2017 by Tim Edensor and Shanti Sumartojo

Open Access: Wandering Minds: Tracing Inner Worlds Through a Historical-Geographical Art Installation by Hilary Powell, Hazel Morrison, and Felicity Callard

ARTICLES (continued)

Editors’ Choice: Thermal Sensations—Burning the Flesh of the World by Kevin McHugh and Jennifer Kitson

Geographic Representation in GIS and Art: Common Threads as Exemplified in Paintings by Seurat, Signac, Mondrian, and Diebenkorn by Jeremy Mennis

Maps of Daesh: The Cartographic Warfare Surrounding Insurgent Statehood by Dietmar Offenhuber


On Not Traveling Up Tod Inlet (SṈITȻEȽ) by Maleea Acker

Connective Tissues: Everyday Engagements with Urban Yards by Ursula Lang

Art as a Tool for Wilderness Management: Stewardship and Sense of Place in Misty Fiords National Monument, Alaska by Tyra A. Olstad

Hazardous Aesthetics: A “Merely Interesting” Toxic Tour of Waste Management Data by Heather Rosenfeld, Sarah Moore, Eric Nost, Robert E. Roth, and Kristen Vincent

A Big Island Aviary for Dan Fedrigo by Stephen Collis