Latinx Geographies

Opening Conversations


  • Latinx Geographies Collective
  • Madelaine Cristina Cahuas Geography, Environment & Society, University of Minnesota
  • Guillermo Douglass-Jaimes Environmental Analysis Program, Pomona College
  • Cristina Faiver-Serna Geography and Women’s and Gender Studies, University of New Hampshire
  • Yolanda González Mendoza Department of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Diego Martinez-Lugo Department of Geography, University of Washington
  • Margaret Marietta Ramírez Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University



Latinx geographies, relationality, intersectionality, Chicanx and Latinx feminisms, decolonial geographies, social justice


With increased interest in Latinx geographies there is a need for more in-depth exploration of how Latinx geographers are approaching this work in their own words. In this article, we open a discussion on Latinx geographies that is grounded in our multiple, different, embodied experiences as Latinx geographers who have gathered over the last several years to have conversations, create spaces and build relationships of care and accountability with each other. We reflect on how we each arrived to Latinx geographies, what it means to us, how we do Latinx geographies and what is on the horizon. We refuse singular or imposed definitions, and collectively imagine an expansive, nuanced, and relational Latinx geographies that critically engages with difference, conquest, power, and liberation across Turtle Island and Abya Yala.


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How to Cite

Latinx Geographies Collective, Cahuas, M. C., Douglass-Jaimes, G., Faiver-Serna, C., González Mendoza, Y., Martinez-Lugo, D., & Ramírez, M. M. (2023). Latinx Geographies: Opening Conversations. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 22(6), 1462–1489.