I’ve started preparing for my fall semester courses, including my introductory human geography course, and am thinking of examples to explain one of the more ‘fuzzy’ concepts upon which my discipline rests, geographical imagination. The fuzziness of this concept lies in the contested nature of any claims to describe a place or accurately and fully … Continue reading Russia

The Confederacy

I promised in my last post to commit the next one to a discussion of Confederate monuments and memorials, the more general practice of naming public buildings and infrastructure after Confederate leaders, and the current movement to rename, remove, or relocate them from their prominent positions in the built environment across the US South. This … Continue reading The Confederacy