Material Culture and Geography II: Symbolizing Race and Ethnicity

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Landscape Specialty Group
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Day: 4/14/2018
Start / End Time: 4:00 PM / 5:40 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 Ethan Bottone*, , A New Underground Railroad: Examining Historical African-American Travel Patterns through the "Green Book" 20 4:00 PM
Presenter Jeffery Roth*, Stephen F. Austin State University, Imbedded Narratives in a Contested Cultural Landscape; Black and White in Nacogdoches, Texas, 1836-Present 20 4:20 PM
Presenter Cheryl Nye*, University of West Georgia, Peace Signs, Raised Fists, and Che: Screen Printed T-shirts as a Matrix of Embodied Protest 20 4:40 PM
Presenter Henry Lawrence*, Edinboro Univ of Pennsylvania, Historical monuments in Hawaii: from colonial narratives to multicultural testaments 20 5:00 PM
Presenter Nishat Falgunee*, University of New South Wales, Challenging the Hard Reality: insights into the influence of representations on the materiality of a slum community in Dhaka, Bangladesh 20 5:20 PM

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