Cultural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers 


The Cultural Geography Specialty Group (CGSG) seeks to promote and encourage scholarly research and superior teaching in the field of Cultural Geography through the exchange of current thought, trends, and information focusing on all areas of the field. The CGSG shall encourage, facilitate and sponsor the organization of paper sessions and discussion panels at national and regional meetings of the American Association of Geographers (AAG) as well as other seminars, symposiums, and conferences at which themes relating to Cultural Geography are discussed. The CGSG will also reward junior scholars by hosting paper competitions and awarding research grants. The CGSG will stimulate dialog and represent members in all matters related to membership in the national association (AAG).

AAG Annual Meeting

April 6-10, 2020
Denver, CO
In-person conference canceled; virtual meeting planned.

  • Annual Meeting Details
  • Requests for CGSG sponsorship for any paper or panel session need to be sent to Matt Cook at Dr. Cook decides on these requests, tracks them, and reports them in the annual newsletter. You can Cc: CGSG Chair Sharon Wilcox on these requests, but do not approach her only. Thanks for your attention to this request.

CGSG Bylaws

CGSG Annual Report

CGSG Place & Culture Newsletter

CGSG website banner photos were chosen from the Annual CGSG Photo Exhibit and will be featured in a future issue of Material Culture.