Material Culture and Geography I: Spaces of Home and Consumption

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Landscape Specialty Group, Cultural Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/14/2018
Start / End Time: 2:00 PM / 3:40 PM (MDT)
Room: Studio 6, Marriott, 2nd Floor
Organizers: Sara Keough
Chairs: Sara Keough


This session seeks papers that examine any aspect of material culture in a geographic context. For the purpose of this session, material culture is defined as any tangible or artistic aspect of culture. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, papers on folk and popular culture, the visual and performing arts, consumer goods and technology, historical and present-day analyses of human imprint on the landscape, and topics in historic preservation. Regional focus is open, and papers on international topics are welcome.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Dan Bonenberger*, Eastern Michigan University, Dis-covering early dwellings. Re-membering urban places: Historical GIS, Virtual Reality, and Historic Preservation 20 2:00 PM
Presenter Tegan Bergan*, Western Sydney University, Co-Living Housing: The Changing Cultures and Meanings of Home in the Creative Economy 20 2:20 PM
Presenter Jacob Miller*, University of Arizona, The dialectics of retail, space and identity 20 2:40 PM
Presenter Kelly Gregg, University of Toronto, Ian Riekes Trivers*, Washington University, ‘Creative class’ consumption and aesthetic branding of the ‘local’ coffee shop 20 3:00 PM
Presenter Johannes Dreher*, HCU HafenCity University Hamburg, Alain Thierstein , Technical University Munich , Nadia Alaily-Mattar, Technical University Munich , Star architecture as tool for urban regeneration and its implications 20 3:20 PM

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