Fall 2016 landscape seminar: syllabus

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A syllabus for my Fall 2016 graduate seminar on landscape: GEOG803.SYLLABUS-lANDSCAPE

Interview: “Vocabularies for Technology, Nature, and the Anthropocene”

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I was interviewed by Eric Nost for Edge Effects, a digital magazine produced by graduate students at the Center for Culture, History and Environment (CHE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: “Vocabularies for Technology, Nature, and the Anthropocene: An Interview with Scott Kirsch”  Edge Effects March 15, 2016

Subic Bay digital atlas project

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Subic Bay digital atlas project

Focusing on Subic Bay/Olongapo, Philippines, around the site of a former US naval base that served as a key staging ground and ‘R&R’ setting for the US war in Vietnam (Second Indochina War), the project seeks to creatively develop digital media – and to utilize the lens of place – to offer a “local history of geopolitics” through […]

“Geographies of Reconstruction: Rethinking Post-War Spaces”

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

  A scanned copy of my book chapter (with Colin Flint) “Geographies of Reconstruction: Rethinking Post-War Spaces” is available via my academia.edu page.  The piece is a re-working and updating of our introduction to Reconstructing Conflict as a stand-alone chapter. Kirsch, S., and Flint, C.  2015.  “Geographies of Reconstruction: Rethinking Post-War Spaces” in M. Turner and F.P. Kühn (eds), The […]

Course flyer for Spring 2016 World Regional Geography

Posted by on Oct 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

A course flyer for my Spring 2016 GEOG 120: World Regional Geography Up, up and away.

“West Philippine Sea? ASEAN Sea? What’s in a Name”

Posted by on Oct 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

My new post in the RGS’ Geography Directions blog is “West Philippine Sea? ASEAN Sea? What’s in a Name.”  The blog is meant to connect forthcoming publications in the research journals with contemporary issues and events.

My open letter to the Board of Trustees on renaming Saunders Hall

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees “has asked the campus community to submit thoughts and ideas about a request to rename Saunders Hall and the larger question of fully understanding the University’s 221-year-old history.”   My response was submitted via http://bot.unc.edu/comments/ and is also posted here as an open letter:   April 23, 2015   To the Board […]

Ackland Study Gallery

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Our GEOG 650 Ackland Study Gallery focused on intersections of art, technology, and environments. It showed on the Museum’s 2nd Floor from January 7 – February 15, 2015, featuring works by Paul Strand, Arthur Rothstein, Peter Goin, Burk Uzzle, and Nam Jun Paik.  More here on the Ackland’s study galleries.

Undergraduate Research in Political Geography

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Inquiry-based learning in Political Geography (Geog 453) has been supported through the Graduate Research Consultant (GRC) Program of UNC’s Office of Undergraduate Research.   Recent undergraduate research projects in Political Geography have included: The Geographies of Social Movements:  https://geographiesofsocialmovements.web.unc.edu/ Experiences at the US/Mexico Border:  https://experiencesusmexicoborder.web.unc.edu/  Case Studies in Border Disputes and Separations:  borderlandsandborders.web.unc.edu Land Expropriation: […]

Fall Course Flyer – GEOG 453 Political Geography

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Flyer for Fall 2015 GEOG 453 Political Geography GEOG453_2015Fall Does power have a zip code?