Historic American Landscapes I

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Cultural Geography Specialty Group, Study of the American South Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM (MDT)
Room: Virginia B, Marriott, Lobby Level
Organizers: Matthew Cook
Chairs: Donald Poland


Drawing upon a variety of methods and case studies, this series of sessions highlights the work of scholars researching the United States' historical and cultural landscapes. The sessions are organized roughly chronologically by each paper's focus. This first session features papers on early American history, ranging from pre-statehood and post-colonial times to the mid-1800s.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Judy Schaaf*, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Cultural Geographies of pre-Statehood Louisiana 20 8:00 AM
Presenter Richard Sambrook*, Eastern Michigan University, French Land Claims on the Post-Colonial Frontier in Ypsilanti, Michigan’s Second Oldest City 20 8:20 AM
Presenter Rebecca Croog*, Temple University, Past, present, and future of agriculture in Philadelphia: from Lenape disposession to the contemporary fight for urban food justice and land sovereignty 20 8:40 AM
Presenter Jacqueline Gallagher*, University of Mary Washington, Mapping the Tours of President James Monroe, 1817-1819 20 9:00 AM
Presenter Donald J Poland*, Central Connecticut State University, Geography, Unconscious Influence: Olmsted’s Hartford and an Early Suburban Milieu 20 9:20 AM

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