HGIS Bibliography

Dear, Michael; Jim Ketchum; Sarah Luria; and Douglas Richardson. Geohumanities: Art, History, Text at the Edge of Place. (New York: Routledge, 2011).

Please contribute to this dynamic annotated bibliography by adding your own reviews, comments, and observations about this work in the comment form below.


Review by John Agnew in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102 (2012): 514-516.

Table of Contents

List of Figures



Introduction: Introducing the Geohumanities

Part 1: Creative Places by Michael Dear


1. Creativity and Place by Michael Dear

2. Experimental Geography: An Interview with Trevor Paglen, Oakland, CA, February 17, 2009 by Micheal Dear

3. Drive-by Tijuana by Rene Peralta

4. [Fake] Fake Estates: Reconsidering Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates by Martin Hogue

5. The City Formerly Known as Cambridge: A Useless Map By the Institute for Infinitely Small Things by kanarinka

6. Undisciplined Geography: Notes From the Field of Contemporary Art by Emily Eliza Scott

7. Codex Profundo by Gustavo Leclerc

Part II: Spatial Literacies

Geotexts by Sarah Luria

8. “The Stratified Record Upon Which We Set Our Feet”: The Spatial Turn and the Multilayering of History, Geography, and Geology by Peta Mitchell

9. Monument of Myth: Finding Robert Moses Through Geographic Fiction by Timothy Mennel

10. Fate and Redemption in New Orleans: Or, Why Geographers Should Care About Narrative Form by Barbara Eckstein

11. Wordmaps by Howard Horowitz

12. Using Early Modern Maps in Literary Studies: View and Caveats from London by Janelle Jenstad

13. “Along Broadway 2009” by Robbert Flick

14. Thoreau’s Geopolitics by Sarah Luria

Part III: Visual Geographies

Geoimagery by Jim Ketchum

15. El Otro Lado de la Linea/The Other Side of the Line by Norma Iglesias-Priesto

16. The Space of Ambiguity: Sophie Ristelhueber’s Aerial Perspective by Caren Kaplan

17. Counter-Geographies in the Sahara by Ursula Biemann

18. Laura Kugnan, September 11, and the Art of Critical Geography by Jim Ketchum

19. The Earth Exposed: How Geographers Use Art and Science in Their Exploration of the Earth from Space by Stephen S. Young

20. Disorientation Guides: Cartography as Artistic Medium by Lize Mogel

21. Avarice and Tenderness in Cinematic Landscapes of the American West by Stuart C. Aitken and Deborah P. Dixon

22. Altered Landscapes by Philip Govedare

Part IV: Spatial Histories

Geohistories by Douglas Richardson

23. Mapping Time by Edward L. Ayers

24. Humanities GIS: Place, Spatial Storytelling, and Immersive Visualization in the Humanities by Trevor M. Harris, Susan Bergeron, and L. Jesse Rouse

25. Without Limits: Ancient History and GIS by Alexander von Luenen and Wolfgang Moschek

26. History and GIS: Railways, Population Change, and Agricultural Development in Late Nineteenth-Century Wales by Robert M. Schwartz, Ian N. Gregory, and Jordi Marti-Henneberg

27. Spatiality and the Social Web: Resituating Authoritative Content by Ian Johnson

28. Teaching Race and History with Historical GIS: Lessons from Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro by Amy Hillier

29. Ha’ahonua: Using GIScience to Link Hawaiian and Western Knowledge About the Environment by Karen K. Kemp, Kekuhi Keali’ikanaka’oliohaililani, and Matthews M. Hamabata

30. What Do Humanists Want? What Do Humanists Need? What Might Humanists Get? by Peter K. Boi

Afterword: Historical Moments in the Rise of Geohumanities by Michael Dear


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