Elizabeth Havice earns 2021 Tanner Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. For more information, please follow this link.
Prof. Lentz’s book “Contested Territory” was awarded the 2021 Harry J. Benda prize by the Association of Asian Studies. Awarded annually, the Benda prize recognizes an outstanding first book in any discipline on Southeast Asia. “Contested Territory” offers a new … Continued
Lentz’s book “Contested Territory” is subject of an H-Diplo Roundtable with reviews by Lien-Hang Nguyen, Pierre Asselin, Brad Davis, and Michitake Aso. Reflecting on the book and the exchange it inspired, Columbia University’s Prof. Nguyen writes, “If Lentz is representative … Continued
What ZIP codes in NC carry highest risk of catching COVID? A new map tells you.
Students in “Social Geography: Radical Black Thought” are exploring radical Black theory, action and imagination in a course led by Chérie Rivers Ndaliko. “The idea of the course is to take the ideas that are put forward by radical Black … Continued
Beavers are often considered a nuisance species and subsequently removed from various areas. Nevertheless, beaver dams may remove pollutants from streams and slow down nutrient runoff, Riveros-Iregui said. The project will attempt to determine whether beaver dams are cleaning streams … Continued
UNC’s Institute for Arts and Humanities began granting the award in 2008 to honor George Johnson, one of the Institute’s greatest ambassadors, and to highlight commendable contributions by UNC faculty in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences. “The George … Continued
The virtual conference “Encountering Difference, Embodying Boundaries, and Unsettling Borders: Middle Eastern Refugees and Immigrants in the European Union” begins with a panel on “Queer Refugees/Queering Refugee Studies” on October 9, 2020. The virtual conference explores how Middle Eastern refugee … Continued
Pallavi Gupta, Banu Gökarıksel, and Sara Smith, 2020. “The politics of saving Muslim women in India: Gendered geolegality, security, and territorialization,” Political Geography, volume 83, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2020.102257 Part of special issue: Security, violence, and mobility: The embodied and everyday politics of … Continued
The deadline is Nov. 13 noon, 2020. You can submit digital maps, or online maps (URLs) via this link. The best three maps will be decided by a panel of GIS specialists. Students who create the best three maps … Continued