Announcements

Faculty member Desiree Fields testifies before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

October 26, 2021

Faculty member Desiree Fields testified before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs committee this week.

Fields testified on the ways that private equity landlords are impacting the U.S. housing market.

For more, including a transcript of the testimony, see here.

https://www.banking.senate.gov/...

Graduate students April and Bobby publish Black Geographies Library Guide

January 14, 2022

Graduate students april l. graham-jackson and Robert Moeller publish Black Geographies Library Guide

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Dear Geography community,

April and I are excited to report that the Black Geographies library guide we composed last semester is finally published and live on the Berkeley Library website! Please use the link embedded above to review the guide.

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Geography Professor Gillian Hart speaks on Resurgent Nationalisms and the Challenges of the Current Conjuncture

January 7, 2022

Geography Professor Gillian Hart speaks about resurgent nationalisms and the challenges of the current conjecture, in the second episode of "Conjecture" feat. Jordan T. Camp.

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Conjuncture is a monthly web series and podcast curated and co-produced by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton for the Trinity Social Justice Initiative. It features interviews with activists, artists, scholars, and public intellectuals. Taking its title from Antonio Gramsci and Stuart Hall’s conceptualization, it...

Geography Professor Jake Kosek discusses "Worldings: Regions, Peoples, and States" on Berkeley Pedagogy Podcast

December 1, 2021

Geography Professor Jake Kosek discusses Worldings: Regions, Peoples, and States on Berkeley Pedagogy Podcast

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Check out Jake’s interview and discussion on Worldings: Regions, Peoples, and States with the Berkeley Pedagogy Podcast, where he discusses Geography 10AC and the radical possibilities of teaching. This interview comes off the back of...

In Memory: Late Professor Emeritus of Geography, Paul Groth

January 11, 2022

Paul Groth

Paul Groth (1949-2022)

Dr. Paul Groth passed away at the age of 72 on January 16, 2022 in Berkeley, California. Paul was a beloved friend, son, brother, cousin, brother-in-law, and uncle.

Paul joined UC Berkeley faculty in 1983 and spent much of his career studying architecture that organized the lives of low-income and working class people. His overarching...