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Gentrification and Women in STEM

In October of 2015, the Los Angeles Geographical Society (LAGS), continued their lecture series with a presentation by students from the Math, Science and Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights.  710 more words


Ethnicity in Los Angeles

In September of 2015, the Los Angeles Geographical Society (LAGS), began their lecture series with a presentation by Gary Booher, a former professor at El Camino college and former president of LAGS.  858 more words


Walking Along the Malibu Beach (With Video)

The final field methods class took us to the beach.  Not just any beach, but Carbon Beach in Malibu.  But boy was it a loooooooooong drive there.  1,862 more words


Have you ever wondered how it feels jumping between cultures?

On that August day in 2014, I stepped out of my home and left for the airport. The details, I’m not really sure how. Nonetheless, that was the day, for the first time in my life, when I would be taking a flight longer than 2 hours, for real. 1,273 more words


Discourse Analysis in Downtown Los Angeles

Our next Field Methods class took us to downtown Los Angeles (DTLA).  Thanks to a previous geography class called Urban Scene, I was already familiar with DTLA.  2,666 more words


Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ mural: Street art, abortion access and the battle over public space in Ireland

After the removal of Irish street artist Maser’s ‘Repeal the 8th’ mural from Temple bar this week, Lorna O’Hara – an IRC-funded PhD student in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University – reflects on the battle over public space that has characterised the debate over abortion access in Ireland in recent years. 1,787 more words

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