Immigration is often driven by environmental change, and immigrants themselves often change the landscapes they come to inhabit when they arrive. Examining the geographic history of past immigrants and refugees can inform present debates.
A new interactive web map allows you to explore a reimagined geography of the United States based on socially connected commuter megaregions generated using big data.
Four graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison share their reflections on the work of Do Ho Suh.
A photo essay of mid-century domestic relics open a window on a woman’s hard, heroic, uncelebrated life.
A historian finds that making maps can be invaluable when tracing the paths of research subjects, and that ArcGIS can be a useful tool even for scholars with little formal training or experience in cartography.
The Center for Culture, History, and Environment’s Place-Based Workshop on the Mississippi River this summer inspires reflections on Mali’s critically important Niger Delta floodplain.
Exploring family farms, racial inequality, sea monsters, and much more, student mapmakers gain new understandings of place.
The Mapping Borders project rethinks Syria’s borders, adding individual experiences and stories to the “line.”
Paying renewed attention to culture, history, and environment can help us confront the problem of gerrymandering and draw electoral districts that make sense.
Two new books in history and geography remind scholars to think on the large scale—both in time and space.