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Monthly Archives: September 2008

CFP: AEROGRAPHIES (AAG 2009, Las Vegas, March 22-27)

Mark Jackson (U of Bristol) has alerted me to a terrific-sounding session on the theme of air and materialities to be held at the 2009 meeting of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) in Las Vegas. CFP: ‘Aerographies': re-thinking unthought elemental and metaphysical assumptions in recent human geographies AAG 2009, Las Vegas, March 22nd-27th. “…our […]

University of Alberta Tenure-Track, Research Chair, Postdoc and International Grad Student Funding

Space and Culture Research Group The University of Alberta welcomes applications from both Canadian and international applicants for fully funded positions for Masters and Doctorates across the range of social science and humanities disciplines starting in Sept. 2009.   Competitive awards at the Masters, Doctorate and Postdoctoral levels of research.  Now in our centennial year, […]

How we look in print: Vol. 10 and 11

Volume 10   No. 1 Food Mobilities, Sarah Gibson (Guest Editor) No. 2 Visual and Material Culture of Cities, Karen Wells (Guest Editor)   No. 3 Table of Contents No. 4 Table of Contents

Hurricane Season in New Orleans

Following on our issue of Space and Culture, the first refereed publication on Hurricane Katrina, and recent anthology What is a City? The Urban after Katrina (University of Georgia Press 2008) edited by Philip Steinberg and Rob Shields, one of the contributors, Jordan Flaherty, reports on the recent evacuation of the city for Hurricane Gustav […]

Urban computing, locative media and everyday life in the future city

Space and Culture readers may be interested in my recently completed PhD dissertation, A Brief History of the Future of Urban Computing and Locative Media. From the abstract: Following urban computing and locative media and their accompanying visions from labs, conferences and classrooms to journal publications and popular media accounts, this dissertation presents four case […]