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GeoHumanities coverThe AAG is pleased to announce that Volume 6, Issue 1 (June 2020) 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 “Forgetting the Stories Would Be Catastrophic”: Writing the Oral and Protecting the Place in the Poems of Temsula Ao and Esther Syiem by Sayantan Chakraborty for free. To access the most recent issue of GeoHumanities click here.

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Table of Contents

In Transit: Placelessness and the Absurd in the Writings of Anna Seghers by Gerry Kearns

The Forest as Contested Landscape in Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer by Anne McConnell & Thomas Saladyga

Emplacing Tasks of Magic: Hand, Land, and the Generation of Fantasy Taskscape in Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching Series by Siddharth Pandey

Free Access: “Forgetting the Stories Would Be Catastrophic”: Writing the Oral and Protecting the Place in the Poems of Temsula Ao and Esther Syiem by Sayantan Chakraborty

Thinking Intimate Geopolitics Creatively: Choreographing Spaces of Performance, Testimony, and Law by Charlotte Veal

Spectacles against the Swastika: Informal Education through Meyer Weisgal’s 1930s Theatrical Productions by Maxim G. M. Samson

Communities of Reception: Television Esthetics and Locality in Midcentury America by Phillip J. Hutchison

Articles (continued)

What Could Wild Life Be? Etho-ethnographic Fables on Human-Animal Kinship by Phillip Vannini & April Vannini

Urban as Palimpsest: Neoliberal Environments, Fishing Livelihoods, and Toxic Landscapes in Mumbai, India by Aparna Parikh

“A Place Belongs Forever”: Telling Stories for the Personal Place Project by Leo Zonn

Stakes and Stakeholders in the Climate Casino by Matthew Archer

Practices and Curations

Water Has Memory by Thomas Hallock

Encountering Emotions at Saint Brigid’s Well by Richard Scriven

A Brief Word on Ethics by Joe Gerlach

How Not to Think about Climate Change by Joel Wainwright