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2. January 12th: Critiques and critics

Baldwin, A. "Responsibility, politics and reason: A sympathetic comment on Castree." Dialogues in Human Geography 5 (2015): 317-321.

Castree, N. "Changing the Anthropo (s) cene Geographers, global environmental change and the politics of knowledge." Dialogues in Human Geography 5.3 (2015): 301-316.

Leichenko, R. and A. Mahecha. "Celebrating geography’s place in an inclusive and collaborative Anthropo (s) cene." Dialogues in Human Geography 5 (2015): 327-332.

Randalls, S. "Creating positive friction in the Anthropo (s) cenes." Dialogues in Human Geography 5 (2015): 333-336.

The Book Review or Article Critique: General Guidelines, University of Toronto.

3. January 19st: What is critical human geography?

Atkinson, S., V. Lawson, and J. Wiles. "Care of the body: spaces of practice." Social & Cultural Geography 12 (2011): 563-572.

Barnett, C. “Geography and ethics: justice unbound,Progress in Human Geography 35 (2011): 246-255.

*Iveson, K. "Building a city for “The People”: The politics of alliance‐building in the Sydney Green Ban movement." Antipode 46 (2014): 992-1013.

Olson, E. and Sayer, A. “Radical geography and its critical standpoints: Embracing the normative,Antipode 41 (2009): 180-198.

Smith, N. "The future is radically open." ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 14 (2015): 954-964.

*Staeheli, L. A. "The 2011 ANTIPODE AAG Lecture Whose Responsibility Is It? Obligation, Citizenship and Social Welfare." Antipode 45 (2013): 521-540.

* Read one of these two articles.

4. January 26th: Geography, Marx, ‘class’ and neo‐liberalism

Bakker, K. “The limits of ‘neoliberal natures’: Debating green neoliberalism,” Progress in Human Geography 34 (2010): 715-735.

Derickson, K. D. “The racial politics of neoliberal regulation in Post-Katrina Mississipi,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 104 (2014): 889-902.

*Ghose, R. and M. Pettygrove. "Urban community gardens as spaces of citizenship." Antipode 46 (2014): 1092-1112.

Harvey, D. "The urban roots of financial crises: reclaiming the city for anti-capitalist struggle." Socialist Register 48 (2011).

Peck, J., D. Massey, K. Gibson, and V. Lawson. "Symposium: The Kilburn Manifesto: after neoliberalism?." Environment and Planning A 46 (2014): 2033-2049.

*Siemiatycki, E. “Forced to concede: permanent restructuring and labour's place in the North American auto industry,” Antipode 44 (2012): 453-473.

*Read one of these two articles.


5. February 2th: Critical race theory, antiracism, and whiteness

*Alkon, A. H. and C. G. McCullen. "Whiteness and farmers markets: Performances, perpetuations… contestations?." Antipode 43 (2011): 937-959.

*Fisher, K. T. "Positionality, subjectivity, and race in transnational and transcultural geographical research." Gender, Place & Culture 22 (2015): 456-473.

Inwood, J. and Bonds, A. “On racial difference and revolution,” Antipode 45 (2013): 517-520.

Price, P. L. “At the crossroads: critical race theory and critical geographies of race,” Progress in Human Geography 34 (2010): 147-174.

Pulido, L. "Geographies of race and ethnicity 1: White supremacy vs white privilege in environmental racism research." Progress in Human Geography 39 (2015): 809-817.

Riley, C., and Ettlinger, N. “Interpreting racial formation and multiculturalism in a high school: towards a constructive deployment of two approaches to critical race theory,” Antipode 43 (2011): 1250-1280.

* Read one of these two articles.

6. February 9th:Feminism: just gender?

*Douglas, D. "Private Mark Graham, un/known soldier: not just anybody can be a citizen." Gender, Place & Culture 22 (2015): 1007-1022.

Mott, C. and S. M. Roberts. "Not everyone has (the) balls: Urban exploration and the persistence of masculinist geography." Antipode 46 (2014): 229-245.

Pollard, J. "Gendering capital: Financial crisis, financialization and (an agenda for) economic geography." Progress in Human Geography 37 (2013): 403-423.

Valentine, G., L. Jackson, and L. Mayblin. "Ways of seeing: Sexism the forgotten prejudice?." Gender, Place & Culture 21 (2014): 401-414.

Yeoh, B. S. A. and K. Ramdas. "Gender, migration, mobility and transnationalism." Gender, Place & Culture 21 (2014): 1197-1213.

7. February 23th: Queer studies and sexuality

Brown, M. "Gender and sexuality I: Intersectional anxieties,Progress in Human Geography 36 (2012): 541-550.

*Catungal, J. P. and McCann, E. J. "Governing sexuality and park space: acts of regulation in Vancouver, BC,Social and Cultural Geography 11 (2010): 75-94.

Gorman-Murray, A. "Twentysomethings and twentagers: subjectivities, spaces and young men at home." Gender, Place & Culture 22 (2015): 422-439.

*Livermon, X. "Soweto nights: making black queer space in post-apartheid South Africa,” Gender, Place and Culture 21 (2013): 508-525.

Oswin, N. "The modern model family at home in Singapore: a queer geography,” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 35 (2010): 256-268.

Gorman-Murray, Andrew, and Catherine Jean Nash. "Mobile places, relational spaces: conceptualizing change in Sydney’s LGBTQ neighborhoods." Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 32 (2014): 622-641.

* Read one of these two articles.

8. March 1st: Affect, performance and embodiment

Anderson, B. “Affect and Emotion,” The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography (2013): 452-464.

Colls, R. "Feminism, bodily difference and non‐representational geographies." Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37 (2012): 430-445.

Jayne, M. G. Valentine and S. L. Holloway. "Emotional, embodied and affective geographies of alcohol, drinking and drunkenness." Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 35 (2010): 540-554.

Veninga, C. “Fitting in: the embodied politics of race in Seattle’s desegregated schools,” Social and Cultural Geography 10, (2009): 107‐29.

Wright, S. "Emotional geographies of development." Third World Quarterly 33 (2012): 1113-1127.

9. March 8th: Scale and globalization

Coe, N. M. "Geographies of production III Making space for labour." Progress in Human Geography 37 (2013): 271-284.

Johnson, J. T. "Place-based learning and knowing: critical pedagogies grounded in Indigeneity." GeoJournal 77 (2012): 829-836.

Marston, S. A., Jones, J. P. and K. Woodward, K. "Human geography without scale,” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 30 (2005): 416-432.

Staeheli, L. A., Ehrkamp, P., Leitner, H., and Nagel, C. R. “Dreaming the ordinary: Daily life and the complex geographies of citizenship,Progress in Human Geography 36 (2012): 628-644.

Wright, M. W. “Urban Geography Plenary Lecture—Femicide, mother-activism, and the geography of protest in Northern Mexico.Urban Geography 28 (2007): 401-425.

10. March 15th: Territory and security

Gregory, D. "The everywhere war." The Geographical Journal 177 (2011): 238-250.

Lunstrum, E. “Terror, territory, and deterritorialization: Landscapes of terror and the unmaking of state power in the Mozambican “civil” war.Annals of the Association of American Geographers 99 (2009): 884-892.

Massaro, V. A., and J. Williams. "Feminist geopolitics." Geography Compass 7 (2013): 567-577.

Pain, R. "The new geopolitics of fear." Geography Compass 4 (2010): 226-240.

Smith, S. "Intimate geopolitics: religion, marriage, and reproductive bodies in Leh, Ladakh." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102 (2012): 1511-1528.

12. March 22nd: Biopower, biopolitics and place

Anderson, B. “Affect and biopower: towards a politics of life,” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37 (2012): 28-43.

Draus, P. J., Roddy, J. K. and Greenwald, M. “A hell of a life: addiction and marginality in post‐industrial Detroit,Social and Cultural Geography 11 (2010): 663‐80.

Nally, D., “The biopolitics of food provisioning,Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 36 (2011): 37‐53.

Kearns, G. and Reid‐Henry, S. “Vital geographies: life, luck and the human condition,” Annals of the Association of American Geographer 99 (2009): 554‐74.

Lee, E., and Pratt, G. “The spectacular and the mundane: racialised state violence, Filipino migrant workers, and their families,Environment and Planning A 44 (2012): 889-904.

13. March 29th: Challenging divides, participatory GIS, and counter-mapping

Collective, Counter Cartographies, C. Dalton, and L. Mason-Deese. "Counter (mapping) actions: Mapping as militant research." ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 11 (2012): 439-466.

Leszczynski, A. and S. Elwood. "Feminist geographies of new spatial media." The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien 59 (2015): 12-28.

McConchie, A. "Hacker Cartography: Crowdsourced Geography, OpenStreetMap, and the Hacker Political Imaginary." ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 14 (2015): 874-898.

Nakamura, N. "What is a community's desire? A critical look at participatory research projects with Indigenous communities." Social & Cultural Geography 16 (2015): 165-182.

Roberts, M. "Mind maps of the Maori." GeoJournal 77 (2012): 741-751.