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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

GEOG 53 Critical Mapping and the Geohumanities

Maps are amongst the most important tools for understanding the world geographically. But maps are not simply neutral diagrams that display factual data. In this course, we will take a critical approach to maps, examining how they are made, what kinds of ideologies are embedded within them, and how they circulate in society. We will explore the emerging field of GeoHumanities, which connects maps and spatial thinking to qualitative questions about aesthetics, culture, imagination, and social life. We will also learn how new types of geographic engagements, using digital methods, interactive technologies, and novel data sources, offer both promises and pitfalls for experimenting with representations of society and space.

Distributive and/or World Culture


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