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Updated January 29, 2009
Visit the AGS Event Calendar for details of coming events and activities.
The Summer 2006 AGS Council Meeting convened in New York on Friday June 16 and Saturday, June 17.
AGS Vice President Alec Murphy gives the MacKinder lecture in Oxford, England.
Amazing AGS Education Tours. Check out the 2007 Tour Calendar.
The Winter 2005 AGS Council Meeting convened in New York on Saturday, February 5.
The Winter 2004 AGS Council Meeting convened in New York on Saturday, February 21.
The Fall 2003 AGS Council Meeting was held in New York on Saturday November 15.
The Summer 2003 Annual AGS Council Meeting convened in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, May 23-24.
The Winter 2002 AGS Council Meeting convened in New York on Saturday, February 23. New editors were announced for the Geographical Review and for FOCUS on Geography.
The Fall 2001 AGS Council Meeting was held in New York on Saturday November 10.
John Fraser Hart and Douglas R. McManis were honored by the AGS on Saturday November 10, 2001, at a dinner in New York City.
John Fraser Hart and Douglas R. McManis were honored by the American Geographical Society on Saturday, November 10th at a dinner
in New York City attended by the AGS Council, Fellows, Galileo Circle, and other friends of the Society and of the honorees. Dr. Hart was awarded the Paul P. Vouras Medal, which is given for "outstanding work in regional geography."
Dr. McManis was given the Samuel Finley Breese Morse Medal, which is awarded for "the encouragement of geographical research." American regional geography has been blessed with some
fine and evocative writers, and among the finest is Dr. Hart. The Geographical Review was lucky to land such pieces as "Small Towns and Manufacturing," "Urban Encroachment on Rural Areas," "Field Patterns in Indiana," "Change in the Corn Belt," "Perimetropolitan Bow Wave," and "Turmoil in Tobaccoland," among a number of others.
He has also written wrote frequently for FOCUS on Geography.
DELIVERS OPENING ADDRESS AT 2001 AAG CONFERENCE
John Nobel Wilford, Secretary of the AGS and Senior Science editor for the New York Times, gave the opening address at the conference of
the Association of American Geographers (AAG), on February 28, 2001, in New York City. Mr. Wilford spoke eloquently to a packed auditorium about the issue of
relevance in geographic research and encouraged academic geographers to be more proactive in bringing a geographic perspective on society's pressing issues to the general public.
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