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AAG Annual Meeting: Boston Hynes Convention Center April 5th-9th 2017
posted Thursday March 16, 2017
2:00 pm
by SWG Webmaster
The American Association of Geographers' Annual Meeting will be in Boston, MA this year. If you plan on attending be sure to catch the following sessions with SWG members and fellows discussing their work and accomplishments. The sessions and panels will take place in the Hynes Convention Center, Sheraton Boston, or Marriott Copley Place.
 
History of Geography I: People and Institutions
Wednesday April 5, 2017 from 12:40 pm-2:20 pm
Vineyard, Marriott Fourth Floor
 
Sandra Nichols will discuss her abstract "Retracing Alexander von Humboldt's 1802 journey in the Peruvian Andes: constraints and opportunities for doing Humboldtian geography in the 21st Century."
 
Society of Woman Geographers: Explorers, Researchers, Women Who Know No Boundaries
Thursday April 6, 2017 from 1:20 pm-3:00 pm
Hampton B, Sheraton Third Floor
 
Ellen Hansen, Sandra Nichols, Dorothy Drummond, Cynthia Pope, and Janice Monk will discuss their ongoing work and how it contributes to the community of scholars and professionals supported and encouraged by SWG.
 
The 2017 Geographical Review AGS Lecture by Andrea Wulf
Friday April 7, 2017 from 3:20 pm-5:00 pm
Room 304, Hynes Third Level
 
For the inaugural lecture, Andrea Wulf will discuss her biography of Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature.
 
Society of Woman Geographers Fellows 1
Sunday April 9, 2017 from 8:00 am-9:40 am
Salon H, Marriot Fourth Floor
 
First of 2 panels where students who recently received SWG fellowships discuss their research, including field experiences and findings.
(Pavithra Vasudevan, Ilaria Giglioli, Ashley Fent, and Brittany Cook Barrineau)
 
Society of Woman Geographers Fellows 2
Sunday April 9, 2017 from 10:00 am-11:40 am
Salon H, Marriot Fourth Floor
 
Second of 2 panels where students who recently received SWG fellowships discuss their research, including field experiences and findings.
(Emily Bukowski, Kalli F. Doubleday, and Julia Marrs)
 
For map highlighting where to go and more information on the AAG Annual meeting, click here.
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