Coffee & Viz: Mapping Land-Grab and Next

Friday, November 11, 2022
9:30am to 10:30am

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Map by Margaret Pearce for High Country News.

When

Friday, November 11, 2022
9:30am to 10:30am
Add to calendar 11/11/2022 09:30 11/11/2022 10:30 Coffee & Viz: Mapping Land-Grab and Next <p>The Land-Grab Universities project presents archival evidence and historical narrative through multiple points of entry: writing, cartographic design, interactive web map, photography, and open data. In this talk, cartographer and writer Margaret Pearce will look at how the maps and graphs are designed to amplify the project for accountability and specificity at multiple scales, then consider how cartography might contribute to inspirations for what can come next, to keep accountability on the table.</p> <p>Margaret Pearce&nbsp;is a Citizen Potawatomi tribal member and cartographer living on Penobscot homelands in Maine. She sees cartographic language as a powerful mode of graphic expression complementary to writing and speech, where narratives and dialogues across cultures and between viewpoints can be explored and new possibilities given room to emerge and flower, in particular for the expression of Indigenous geographies. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Geography and taught courses in cartographic history, theory, and practice as a geography professor for 15 years. Margaret Pearce is a 2022 National Geographic Wayfinder Award recipient.</p> <p>Please register to participate in this event. Note that this event will not be recorded.</p> <p>*Complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments from local business Anisette will be available beginning at 9:15 a.m. in an adjacent space. To help increase the sustainability of this program, please bring your own coffee mug.</p> <p>In a related event on November 10, keynote speakers Tristan Ahtone&nbsp;and&nbsp;Robert Lee will discuss the funding of land grant universities through Indigenous land dispossession, and ways that universities are responding to their findings.</p> Teaching and Visualization Lab

Where

Teaching and Visualization Lab, Hunt Library

About This Event

The Land-Grab Universities project presents archival evidence and historical narrative through multiple points of entry: writing, cartographic design, interactive web map, photography, and open data. In this talk, cartographer and writer Margaret Pearce will look at how the maps and graphs are designed to amplify the project for accountability and specificity at multiple scales, then consider how cartography might contribute to inspirations for what can come next, to keep accountability on the table.

Margaret Pearce is a Citizen Potawatomi tribal member and cartographer living on Penobscot homelands in Maine. She sees cartographic language as a powerful mode of graphic expression complementary to writing and speech, where narratives and dialogues across cultures and between viewpoints can be explored and new possibilities given room to emerge and flower, in particular for the expression of Indigenous geographies. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Geography and taught courses in cartographic history, theory, and practice as a geography professor for 15 years. Margaret Pearce is a 2022 National Geographic Wayfinder Award recipient.

Please register to participate in this event. Note that this event will not be recorded.

*Complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments from local business Anisette will be available beginning at 9:15 a.m. in an adjacent space. To help increase the sustainability of this program, please bring your own coffee mug.

In a related event on November 10, keynote speakers Tristan Ahtone and Robert Lee will discuss the funding of land grant universities through Indigenous land dispossession, and ways that universities are responding to their findings.

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Karen Ciccone

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Free and open to the public. Requires registration.

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