Chairman O'Kelly's News Brief

May 18, 2018
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Madhu Dutta’s paper titled ‘‘Becoming’ factory workers: Understanding women’s geographies of work through life stories’ was accepted for publication in Gender, Place and Culture. Madhu’s co-edited book is also available: Strikes in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective. Published by Rowman & Littlefield International. This summer, Madhu plans exploratory research conversations with ex-zone workers in Tamil Nadu, India.

Joel Wainwright recently published a book, Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of our Planetary Future, coauthored with Geoff Mann, a geographer at Simon Fraser University.
Today Joel and Geoff are in Montreal where there is a session devoted to their new book at a conference called ‘The Great Transition’. Watch for an author-meets-critics session at the 2019 AAG conference in Washington, DC.

Several Ohio State students offered Fulbright grants for the 2018-2019 academic year are students within the College of Arts and Sciences. Fulbright grants offer one year of academic study, research or teaching assistantship experience in more than 160 countries.
This year’s recipients include Rachel Beery who plans to take up an English Teaching Assistantship, in Malaysia. Rachel is a previous recipient of our Sharpe Scholarship, and has had a prestigious internship at National Geographic. 

Short deadline: The AAG is still accepting applications for AAG NSF travel grants to attend the 2018 IGU Regional Conference in Quebec City, Canada. Applications are due on or before Thursday, May 31, 2018. To obtain more detail on the AAG NSF IGU Conference Travel Grants and to access the online application form, please visit this page