29 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Documenting the Undocumented

Web Map 2.0 – Lets get going We have internal maps of organizers and representatives (Thank You NYSYLC) but I want to give immigrant youth the opportunity to map themselves. Students are certainly expected but if you are a (student) immigrant youth blogger and/or organizer, make sure to get on this map. Get Your Frappr […]

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20 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Web 2.0 Mapping – LGBT Indians

Trikone is out with its latest Desi LGBT mapping project. What does that mean? If you identify as a ‘desi’ (generally denoting of Indian subcontinent descent but the term is loaded with political implications), and are LGBT, then you should put yourself down on the map. Get Your Map! Powered by Platial All maps are […]

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22 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

American Association of Geographers – Call for Papers

After these god-awful, life-stopping exams, I have to get down to several pending journal articles. One of them is for an Australian-based journal called Still. There are several AAG Call for Papers that seem to go with the topic and other half-completed works, so I may attend AAG in Las Vegas again next year. Q: […]

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31 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Foucault on Geography and Population

“One might wonder, as a conceit or a hypothesis, whether geographical knowledge doesn’t carry within itself the circle of the frontier, whether this be a national, departmental or cantonal frontier; and hence, whether one shouldn’t add to the figures of internment you have indicated–that of the madmen, the criminal, the patient, the proletariat–the national internment […]

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04 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

The Politics of Waiting – Asylum

There’s a really good discussion on asylum circulating one of my academic listserves. Not many know that I study critical geography and subaltern studies, and there is some space in those fields to speak about immigration. The perspectives and philosophy is unlike what one would hear in the mainstream media or even blogosphere. I have […]

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