Amy Lavender Harris

Amy Lavender Harris teaches in the Department of Geography at York University, where her work focuses on urban identity and the cultural significance of place. She is the author of Imagining Toronto (Mansfield Press, 2010), which was shortlisted for the Gabrielle Roy Prize in Canadian literary criticism and won the Award of Merit, the highest honour given to a book at the 2011 Heritage Toronto Award.

GEOG 3300 Week 4: Place and Displacement: Postcolonial Geographies

This week in the Space/Place course we’ll be talking about post-colonial geographies. We’ll focus principally on two examples: the first, relying on Dionne Brand’s book A Map to the Door of No Return (2001), will focus on the longstanding consequences of colonial displacement; the second will explore theĀ Delgamuukw v. British Columbia case . . . → Read More: GEOG 3300 Week 4: Place and Displacement: Postcolonial Geographies