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Bridget Barry will be representing UNP at the American Association of Geographers annual meeting this year in New Orleans from April 10-14. The conference celebrates the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. Here are some of the books we’ll will have on display. Stop by booth 608 to take a look!

 

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Topoi/Graphein: Mapping the Middle in Spatial Thought

Christian Abrahamsson

The first in a new series that provides a forum for cutting-edge research that embraces theoretical creativity, methodological experimentation, and ethico-political urgency. This ambitious book uses filmic case studies to ponder from a geographical perspective some of the most profound philosophical and conceptual questions concerning the human condition, focusing specifically on mapping the paradoxical limit of the in-between.

 

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Thinking Big Data in Geography: New Regimes, New Research

Edited and with an introduction by Jim ThatcherJosef Eckert, and Andrew Shears

This newly released title offers a practical state-of-the-field overview of big data as both a means and an object of research. The contributors raise caution regarding the use of spatial big data, citing issues of accuracy, surveillance, and privacy.

 

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Public Privates: Feminist Geographies of Mediated Spaces

Marcia R. England

Public Privates focuses on public and private acts and spaces in media to explore the formation of geographies. The author will be presenting on an Author Meets Critic panel on April 12, starting at 1:20 p.m.

 

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