Geography and Humanities
Over the last decade, the American Association of Geographers has been exploring the interface between geography and the humanities. The discussion broke new ground with the Symposium on Geography and Humanities held in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2007, co-sponsored by the AAG, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the University of Virginia.
Since then there have been numerous special sessions on Geography and the Humanities at AAG Annual Meetings, drawing in scholars and practitioners from history, philosophy, visual and performance arts, literature, media studies, cultural studies and more.
Two edited books have come out of various discussions and debates: GeoHumanities: Art, History, Text at the Edge of Place (Routledge 2011) and Envisioning Landscapes, Making Worlds: Geography and the Humanities (Routledge 2011).
2015 sees the birth of a new journal called GeoHumanities which provides a new opportunity for publishing interdisciplinary scholarship. Find out more on the journals pages.