Association News

AAG’s Encoding Geography Initiative Sees Successes in First Year

Launched by AAG Staff Member Coline Dony in 2018, the Encoding Geography initiative seeks to build capacity for all - for computational thinking (CT) in geography education at all levels to further strengthen our discipline. Throughout the initiative’s first year, a variety of activities and connections were established and the AAG was able to secure…
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Annals of the AAG

September 2019 Issue of the ‘Annals of the AAG’ Now Available

The AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 109, Issue 5 (September 2019) of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers is now available. A full list of contents is below. The Annals contains original, timely, and innovative articles that advance knowledge in all facets of the discipline. Articles are divided into four major areas: Geographic…
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AAG Review of Books

Summer 2019 Issue of ‘The AAG Review of Books’ Now Available

Volume 7, Issue 3 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 with multiple contributors discussing a title. In the first four years of…
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Recent News

Apply for Nomination Process for the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The American Association of Geographers has been granted Observer Organization status to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.  With this formal designation, the AAG is permitted to submit to the UNFCCC Secretariat its nominations for representatives to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-25) that will take place from  December 2 – 13, 2019 in…
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AAG Newsletter

AAG Newsletter: July 2019

July 2019 Welcome to the Newsletter of the American Association of Geographers (AAG). For more up-to-date news, stories, and announcements, read PRESIDENT'S COLUMN Should we be worried? Or how to maintain and expand the number of geographers in our schools By David Kaplan “As geographers, we all know the value of geography. Right? It is a field…
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‘The Professional Geographer’ Welcomes New Editor

Heejun Chang. Photo credit: PSU-ISS. This summer, the AAG journal The Professional Geographer will see a change in editorial leadership. Barney Warf has completed two terms as editor of The Professional Geographer and is succeeded by Heejun Chang, who assumed editorship of the journal on July 1, 2019. Heejun Chang is a professor and outgoing…
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