GEOG 571
Intelligence Analysis, Cultural Geography, and Homeland Security

6.2 Checklist


This lesson is one week in length. Please refer to the Calendar in Canvas for specific time frames and due dates. To finish this lesson, you must complete the activities listed below. You may find it useful to print this page out first so that you can follow along with the directions.

Steps to Complete Lesson 6
Step Activity Access/Directions
1 Read the Lesson 6 online lecture notes.

The lecture notes can be accessed by clicking on the Lesson 6: Cultural Landscapes link in the Lessons menu on this page.


Required Reading

Duncan, J. and Duncan, N. (1988). (Re)reading the landscape. Environment & Planning D: Society and Space, 6(2), 117-126.

Till, K. (2004). Political landscapes. In J. S. Duncan, N. C. Johnson, and R. H. Schein (Eds.), A companion to cultural geography (pp. 347-364). Blackwell.

Note: Registered students can access the readings in Canvas by clicking on the Library Resources link.

2b Required Listen

Davis, C. and Mars, R. (2018, August 14). It’s Chinatown. 99% Invisible. Podcast audio. [listen to the first story; 23 minutes]

3 Optional Reading

Chakraborty, D. (2016, April 18). When Times Square was sleazy. The 80s. CNN. 

Norton, A. and Mars, R. (2013, January 23). In and out of LOVE. 99% Invisible. Podcast audio.

Schein, R. (1997). The place of landscape: A conceptual framework for interpreting an American scene. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 87(4), 660-680.

Stilgoe, J. (1998). Outside lies magic. Walker and Company.

Note: Penn State students should be able to access the optional readings though the Penn State Librareis. (Penn State Access ID login required.)

4 Complete the Lesson 6 Discussion Forum. Post your answer to the Lesson 6 Discussion Forum in Canvas and comment on classmates' responses. You can find the prompt for the assignment in the Lesson 6 Discussion Forum in the Lesson 6: Cultural Landscapes module in Canvas.
5 Complete the Lesson 6 SoryMap exercise. Submit you Lesson 6 StoryMap exercise to the Lesson 6 StoryMap Exercise dropbox in the Lesson 6: Cultural Landscapes module in Canvas.