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Marie D. Price

Professor of Geography and International Affairs, George Washington University

October 6, 2011 — 4:10 PM
Archaeological Research Facility — 2251 College Building

Add to Google Calendar 10/06/2011 4:10 PM 10/06/2011 6:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Diffusion, Deflection and Diversity: A Geographic Perspective on Contemporary Immigration

About The Lecture Price’s lecture will focus on her insights about diversity and immigration. As a Latin Americanist, she will draw connections to key Sauerian ideas about cultural diffusion and landscape, and then elaborate on these concepts are relevant when … Continued

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About The Lecture

Price’s lecture will focus on her insights about diversity and immigration. As a Latin Americanist, she will draw connections to key Sauerian ideas about cultural diffusion and landscape, and then elaborate on these concepts are relevant when interpreting the challenges surrounding immigrant inclusion and exclusion.

The Archaeological Research Facility is delighted to co-host this lectureship. The ARF has long been affiliated with the departments of Anthropology, Geography, Earth and Planetary Sciences, and Soil Sciences. In addition, many of the courses taught by ARF faculty or affiliates address a variety of Carl Sauer’s other interests including the cultural and historical geography of the United States and Latin America, cultural plant geography, the history of resource use and management, and “the human” role in changing the face of the earth through time.

About Marie D. Price

Marie Price has extensive field experience researching urban immigration, migration, and development in Latin America. She has surveyed emigration from Bolivia, investigated migration and coffee cultivation in Venezuela, and gathered data and conducted field research on global cities and immigrants. A prolific writer, Price’s articles have been published in: Annals of the Association of American GeographersGeographical ReviewJournal of Historical Geography, Urban Geography, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Studies in Comparative International Development, and Focus. Her books include: Migrants to the Metropolis: The Rise of Immigrant Gateway Cities (2008), co-edited with Lisa Benton-Short, and Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment and Development; 5th edition (2011) and Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World, 3rd edition (2010), both co-authored with Les Rowntree, Martin Lewis and William Wyckoff.


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