Ezra Zeitler

Assistant Professor of Geography
Affiliated Faculty, American Indian Studies

Office: 251 Phillips Hall
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

Email: zeitleej@uwec.edu
Phone: 715.836.5186
Fax: 715.836.6027


Publications
2010. Zeitler, Ezra. Making Places, Molding Memories: Political and Race-based Origins of Monuments, Memories, and Identities. Historical Geography 37.

2009. Zeitler, Ezra. Creating America's "Czech Capital": Ethnic Identity and Heritage Tourism in Wilber, Nebraska. Journal of Heritage Tourism 4(1): 73-85.

Recent Cartographic Publications
Forthcoming. Graybill, Andrew. A Mixture of So Many Bloods: A Family Saga of the American West. (three maps)

Forthcoming. Rachel St. John. Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border. Princeton University Press. (three maps)

Forthcoming. Thomas Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster (eds). The Bioregional Imagination: New Perspectives on Literature, Ecology, and Place. Athens: University of Georgia Press. (twenty-three maps)

2010. Benjamin H. Johnson and Andrew R. Graybill. Bridging National Borders in North America: Transnational and Comparative Histories. Durham: Duke University Press. (five maps)

2009. Margaret Jacobs. White Mother to a Dark Race. University of Nebraska Press. (two maps)


2009. John R. Wunder and Kurt E. Kinbacher (eds). Reconfigurations of Native North America. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press. (six maps)

2009. Benjamin Rader. American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Televised Sports, (6th edition). Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (three maps)

Recent Professional Presentations
2011. Anti-Racist Advocacy and the Achievements of Wisconsin's Act 250. 107th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, WA.

2010. Panel Discussant. First Cases under Wisconsin Act 250 Concerning 'Indian' Nicknames, Logos, and Mascots. Wisconsin State Human Relations Association's Statewide Equity and Multicultural Education Conference, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

2010. The Crossroads of Indigenous Geography and Monuments. Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference V, Binghamton, New York.

2010. "Now our history is inspiring": Frontier Conquest, Regional Identity, and Monuments to Expansionism in the American Midwest. New Zealand Geographical Society Conference, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

2010. Memory, Identity, and the Tippecanoe Battlefield Monument. 106th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington, D.C.

2009. Imperialist Nostalgia and Indigenous Team Names in Secondary Schools. National Indian Education Association Convention, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2009. Black Hawk and the Origins of Midwestern Identity. 105th Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Selected Professional Responsibilities
2006-2010. Developer and Manager, Indigenous Peoples' Knowledges and Rights Commission of the International Geography Union Website.

2009-2011. Secretary, AAG Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group

2006- Present. Representative, AAG Ethnic Geography Specialty Group Board of Directors

2003 - Present. Developer and Manager, AAG Ethnic Geography Specialty Group Website

Memberships
Association of American Geographers (2000- present)
- Cultural Specialty Group (2000-present)
- Ethnic Specialty Group (2000-present, Board of Directors 2006-present)
- Historical Specialty Group (2000-present)
- Indigenous Peoples Specialty Group (2005-present, Secretary 2009-present)

Gamma Theta Upsilon, International Geography Honor Society (1998-present)
National Council for Geographic Education (2002-present)
National Indian Education Association (2009-present)
Wisconsin Geographic Alliance (2008-present)
Wisconsin Geographical Society (2009-present)
Wisconsin Historical Society (2008-present)