Applications for The John and Bev Passerello Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship Due March 1

The John and Bev Passerello Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship 2015 $300 Travel Grants to Attend the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL Application Deadline: March 1, 2015 The objective of the Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship is to create opportunities for Native graduate and undergraduate students and community members to attend the AAG, to increase…
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Call For Submissions: 2015 IPSG Graduate Student Paper Competition

The Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group (IPSG) invites submissions for its annual Graduate Student Paper Competition, in conjunction with the 2015 AAG general meeting. We invite graduate student papers addressing indigenous critical cartography, geographic research, education, methodologies, and/or theory. Special consideration will be given to papers that: Foster geographic research and education that involves the Indigenous peoples…
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Call for Papers in Health and Medical Geography: Peter Gould Student Paper Competition

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) invites current undergraduate and graduate students to submit their work to the specialty group’s annual Peter Gould Student Paper Competition. The competition is meant to promote written scholarship by students across the field. Single-authored and co-authored papers from any medical, health, disability and/or health systems related topic…
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Indigenous Peoples Group Offers Travel Scholarship for AAG 2014

The Indigenous Peoples Travel Scholarship provides $300 for travel, accommodation and/or registration expenses related to attending the AAG Annual Meeting. The competition is open to Native American, American Indian, Native Hawaiian or Native Alaskan graduate or undergraduate students or community members. Separate awards are available for undergraduate students, graduate students and community members. Applicants must…
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Grants & Competitions

AAG Applied Geography Specialty Group Seeks Nominations for Anderson Medal

The James R. Anderson Medal of Honor in Applied Geography is the highest honor bestowed by the AAG Applied Geography Specialty Group. It is awarded by the group's board of directors in recognition of highly distinguished service to the profession of geography. It is awarded to individuals or groups who have contributed notably to the…
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Specialty & Affinity Group News

Bible Geography Specialty Group Publishes New Holy Land Book

The Bible Geography Specialty Group’s new book, Geography of the Holy Land: New Insights, Volume II, was published in Taiwan on April 6, 2013. As directed, 500 copies of the book were sent to those interested in Bible Geography in South Asia and China, and 1,000 copies will be distributed to BGSG members and those…
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AAG Cartography Specialty Group Awards Spring Master’s Thesis Grant

The AAG Cartography Specialty Group Master's Thesis Grant for the spring round was awarded to Brooke Marston of the Department of Geosciences at Oregon State University, advised by Dr. Bernard Jenny, for her thesis “Automating the Local Adaptation of Illumination in Analytical Relief Shading.”  Brooke will use the $500 grant for travel expenses to meet…
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