A view from the road: travel mapping and American identity

Image of the back and front cover of a travel map of the southern states of the United States, the front includes an illustration of an American Indian painting an arrow on a rock.
ONLINE EVENT

A view from the road: travel mapping and American identity

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  11 March 2021

 4.30–6pm GMT

 Online

 Free, book in advance

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About the event

In the next session of The Oxford Seminars in Cartography James Akerman will focus on the themes he has been working on for the past few years, he will discuss the wider cultural significance of travel mapping whilst exploring the relationship between cartography and the American psyche. Expect to see some stunning maps as part of the seminar.

 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-kA_NppRG88?rel=0

 Speakers

James Akerman, Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography, The Newberry Library, Chicago

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