Place: Re/mapping

  • Sonja Boon
  • Lesley Butler
  • Daze Jefferies


This chapter seeks to “re-map” the conventional processes and practices of cartography. Drawing in particular on the work of Indigenous and Black writers and thinkers, among them Mishuana Goeman, Katherine McKittrick, and Dionne Brand, as well as on the work of Fred Wah and Gloria Anzaldúa, this chapter focuses primarily on conceptual and imaginative geographies, looking at questions of memory, metaphor, myths, and origins as ways of re-mapping identity and belonging.


Maps Place Placelessness Memory Belonging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sonja Boon
    • 1
  • Lesley Butler
    • 1
  • Daze Jefferies
    • 1
  1. 1.Memorial University of NewfoundlandSt John’sCanada

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