Tag Archive | AAG

Academic Boycotts, the AAG, and the Trump Muslim Ban

In response to the now week-old (and partially suspended) US ban on migrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim nations, as well as President Trump’s announcement that subsequent easing of these restrictions would include a preference for non-Muslims, I have been following a growing number of conversations, online and sometimes literally around the office water […]

Fighting Fire with Water: The Story of a Non-Story in the Falklands/Malvinas Islands

I’m wrapping up what I think is my 25th anniversary AAG meeting today (although I missed 3 or 4 of them over the years, since Miami in 1991) and its been a slightly strange one. I’m not sure if it’s because the conference has been spread across four hotels, or because I’m coming off the […]

Jones Beach!

When flying into New York earlier this week, I was thrilled to find myself looking out the window at Long Island’s Jones Beach State Park. It so happens that Jones Beach, together with the seafronts at Aberystwyth and Tynemouth (along with the beaches of Lorain (Ohio), Santa Cruz (California), and St. George Island (Florida)) set […]

Upcoming ‘Wet Ontologies’ articles & talks

Two articles from my ‘Wet Ontologies’ project, both co-authored with Kimberley Peters, are due for publication in the next month or two: ‘Wet Ontologies, Fluid Dynamics: Giving Depth to Volume through Oceanic Thinking’, which will be published in Environment and Planning D: Society & Space, and a companion paper, ‘Volume and Vision: Toward a Wet […]

AAG Call for Papers: Territory beyond Terra

Together with Kimberley Peters and Elaine Stratford, I’m organising a session at next year’s Association of American Geographers meeting on ‘Territory beyond Terra’. For more information, see the Call-for-Papers.