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Graduate Student American Association of Geographers (AAG) Preview Talks

Feb. 18, 2022

In Person: GUGG 205 Feb 18, 2022, 3:30 PM Or Join Zoom Meeting Ben Barron Decolonizing wildfire: Theorizing more-than-human modes of relationship Scholarship on the wildland-urban interface (WUI) – defined as the area of intersection between human structures and “undeveloped” vegetation – often frames wildfire as a threat to be...

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PhD Student Ben Barron Op-Ed: Race Is A Thread That Connects Mass Shootings

April 1, 2021

When a gunman opened fire in the Table Mesa King Soopers on Monday, March 22, prematurely ending the lives of 10 people, his bullets also ripped a wound in my homeplace. Boulder is the only home I’ve ever known. I was born here. I grew up here. After moving away...