Radio Expeditions into the Geographies of Everything and Nothing
Geographical Imaginations is a public geography project hosted by cultural geographer Kevin S. Fox. This radio essay program presents a geographical ‒ or spatial ‒ way of thinking about the relationship between ourselves and the worlds we inhabit and co-create. Each episode takes a theme or, perhaps, a question and explores it through an interactive dialogue with different texts and voices.
In Geographies of Everything we have the great pleasure of sitting down with world renowned academic geographer Dr. Yi-Fu Tuan. In the first part of this two-episode series we explore space, place, offices, Madison (Wisconsin), film, deserts and much more with this intellectual pioneer of humanist geography. Tuan is noted for bringing together philosophy and geography and his work […]
In EPISODE FORTY THREE we continue with our two-part Summer Reading Series and finish our review of John Kirtland Wright’s 1946 Presidential Address Association of American Geographers. In this canonical text, Wright outlines his ideas for geosophy . How was this address received by his colleagues? What would the study of geosophy look like? Professor John […]
In EPISODE FORTY TWO we start our two-episode Summer Reading Series with a reading and discussion of John Kirtland Wright’s 1946 Association of American Geographers (AAG) Presidential Address where he outlines his ideas for geosophy. The word is a compound of ‘geo’ (Greek for earth) and ‘sophia’ (Greek for wisdom). It is the study of geographical knowledge from […]
In DARchitecture we discuss architectural heritage in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Joining us for an episode-long conversation is Aida Mulokozi, CEO of the Dar es Salaam Centre for Architectural Heritage (DARCH). We walk through the process of urban heritage preservation in the context of rapid urban growth; we explore the politics of memory in Dar’s post-colonial present; […]