Matthew Farish, Associate Professor
U of T St. George
BA Hons., UBC (1998)
Phone: (416) 978-6671
Location: Room 5040, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George)
Personal Website: http://geography.utoronto.ca/matt-farish-home-page/
- Militarism and geopolitics
- The Cold War
- Environmental history
- Urban culture
Teaching This Academic Year:
GGR240H1F – Historical Geography of North America
GGR1705H1S – Historical Geographies of Modernity
SII199H1F – Political Spaces (“Blank Spots and Sacrifice Zones”)
The Contours of America’s Cold War (University of Minnesota Press, 2010).
“The Ordinary Cold War: The Ground Observer Corps and Mid-Century Militarization in the United States,” Journal of American History (in press, December 2016).
“Canons and Wars: American Military Geography and the Limits of Disciplines,” Journal of Historical Geography 49 (2015), 39-48.
“The Lab and the Land: Overcoming the Arctic in Cold War Alaska,” Isis 104.1 (2013), 1-29.
Cities and Everyday Life, Nature, Society and Environmental Change, Political Spaces