THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY PODCAST
Episode One: Mapping in the Time of COVID-19
Join AGS President, Dr. Marie Price, AGS Chairman Dr. Christopher Tucker, and AGS Counselor, Dr. Joshua Campbell to discuss the role of geospatial technology and data during this pandemic. For resources from the episode, click here.
Episode Two: Borders, Geopolitics & Pandemic
Dr. Alec Murphy joins the AGS Podcast to discuss the implication of borders and geopolitics on understanding the COVID-19 pandemic. For resources from the episode, click here.
Episode Three: YouthMappers: Connecting through the Map
Dr. Nuala Cowan, Dr. Patricia Solís, and Ms. Marcela Zeballos, leaders of YouthMappers, join the American Geographical Society Podcast to discuss how their network of young mappers is changing the map and aiding response to COVID-19 in communities around the world. For resources from the episode, click here.
Episode Four: Lessons from the Past: Epidemics in the Americas
Dr. W. George Lovell, Professor of Geography at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada and Visiting Professor in Latin American History at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville, Spain, joins the American Geographical Society Podcast to discuss his research on epidemics in the Columbian-era Americas. We discuss Columbus’ arrival in the New World – and the impact of disease that came with him – marking the beginning of globalization…does COVID-19 mark the end? For resources from the episode, click here.
Episode Five: Tracking COVID from your Bedroom
Washington-based high schooler Avi Schiffmann joins the American Geographical Podcast to tell us what it was like to develop one of the world’s most popular COVID tracking dashboards. He even has some advice for our AP Human Geography students looking to make their mark on the world! For resources from the episode, click here.
Episode Six: Geographers in the Field
Join the editor of the Geographical Review Dr. David Kaplan, and guest editors Drs. Kendra McSweeney and Antoinette WinklerPrins as they discuss the latest issue of the journal: Fieldwork in the 21st Century. The editors discuss the future of fieldwork in geography, explore the impacts of COVID-19 on research, and share their own stories from the field. For resources from the episode, click here.