Annual Meeting

Mona Domosh’s Past President’s Address on Genealogies of Race, Gender, and Place

In her Past President’s address at the 2016 AAG Annual Meeting, Mona Domosh will explore the interconnected historical geographies of race, gender, and place. She will consider how race and racisms have been entangled with spatial imaginaries and place-based materialities throughout much of American history and geography, and how these entanglements continue to shape raced…
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Annual Meeting

Symposium on Physical Geography Features Experts on Environmental Reconstruction

A special event at this year's AAG annual meeting is the all-day Symposium on Physical Geography, scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The overall goal of the symposium is to facilitate and enhance dialog on emerging developments, challenges, and approaches related to physical geography. Morning oral sessions, organized around the theme "Environmental Reconstruction - A Nexus…
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2015 AAG Annual Meeting

Learn the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience or share your knowledge and expertise at the AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago. The AAG Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum where thought leaders and experts from geography and its allied disciplines intersect to build new partnerships and collaborations. Meet and greet local…
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Online Registration for CAMP AAG Closes; On-site Registration Available

Online registration for on-site childcare at the AAG Annual Meeting in Chicago is now closed. However, interested parents and guardians can report directly to the CAMP AAG site in the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel (Buckingham Room, West Tower, Bronze Level) to sign up for childcare during operating hours (see below). CAMP AAG Schedule Tue. April 21: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm Wed. April 22: 7:30…
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Author-Meets-Critics: David Harvey’s ‘Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism’

In his newest book, Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism (Oxford, 2014), David Harvey sets out to understand not the contradictions of capitalism, but those of capitalism's economic engine: capital. He wants to uncover how and why capital works the way it does and "why it might stutter and stall and sometimes appear to be…
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Geo Slam at AAG 2015: Call for Participants

Inspired by the poetry slam born 30 years ago in the jazz clubs of Chicago, the AAG Graduate Student Affinity Group and the AAG Subconference are organizing an inaugural Geo Slam at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting in an effort to bridge the gap between creative and academic endeavors. The Geo Slam is a non-competitive opportunity for geographers…
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2015 Honorary Geographer: Peter Bol

The Association of American Geographers has named Peter Bol as its 2015 Honorary Geographer. Bol is the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. In making its selection, the AAG recognized Bol’s leadership role and engagement with the AAG to build…
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