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UWG geographers attend SEDAAG

On November 22-24, UWG geographers attended the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Division of American Geographers in Knoxville, TN.  In the shadow of the Sunsphere (no, Bart Simpson fans, there is not actually a wig shop at the top), they presented academic work and participated in the Geography Bowl.  Additionally, Dr. Georgina DeWeese,

back in her not-so-old stomping grounds, helped to lead a field trip of Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains for conference participants. 

Presentations:

Stephen M. Edwards, Georgina G. DeWeese and Thomas Foster, University of West Georgia. Dendroarcheological Dating of the Etowah Indian Mounds in Cartersville, GA. 

Hannes Gerhardt, University of West Georgia. The U.S. State and Evangelicals in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Georgina DeWeese*, Andrew Maloof*, Henri Grissino-Mayer**, Michelle Carter*, (*University of West Georgia, **University of Tennessee). Wildfires as a Product of Multi-Decadal Oscillations in Central Appalachian Yellow Pine Stands. 

Andy Walter, University of West Georgia, and Katherine Hankins, Georgia State University. “The Lightness of the Gospel in the Darkness of the Ghetto”:  The Subjects and Spaces of Faith-based Gentrification.