Modern America Workshop | "Cartographic Memory: Social Movement Activism and the Production of Space"

Thursday, November 10, 2022, 4:30 pm6:00 pm



Event Description

"Cartographic Memory: Social Movement Activism and the Production of Space"

Juan Herrera, Assistant Professor of Geography, UCLA

Location: 211 Dickinson Hall & Zoom

This workshop will be offered in hybrid format both on Zoom and in-person. Registration is only required for those who plan on attending via Zoom. 

Zoom Registration (Please Note: If attending virtually the organizers request that cameras be turned on.) 

We kindly ask that all in-person attendees follow the current University Covid-19 guidelines

Juan Herrera is Assistant Professor of Geography at UCLA. He earned his PhD in 2013 from UC Berkeley in Comparative Ethnic Studies. From 2013-2015 he served as a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the department of Chicana/o Studies at UCLA. He specializes in the fields of Latinx geographies, comparative race/ethnicity, and sexuality studies. He recently published his first book through Duke University Press entitled Cartographic Memory: Social Movement Activism and the Production of Space. He is also co-editor of a forthcoming edited volume from University of Georgia Press entitled Abolishing Poverty: Towards Pluriverse Futures and Politics. His work can be found in Du Bois Review, Latino Studies, and Social Justice. He is a proud first generation scholar committed to studying and imagining a more spatially just world. 

Co-Sponsored by:

Effron Center for the Study of America

Griffin Jones
Scholarly Series
Modern America Workshop