Dr. LaToya E. Eaves

Assistant Professor

Dr. LaToya E. Eaves
(615) 904-8469
Room 230, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 133, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Fall 2017

MW: 8:30 am -9:30 am, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Other times by appointment

Areas of Expertise

Black Geographies, Black Feminisms, Sexuality/Queer Studies, Transational Routes/Roots of Race and Gender, The American South, Political Geographies

Biography

Ph.D. Florida International University

M.S. Florida State University

B.A. North Carolina State University

Publications

Eaves, L. 2017. “Black Geographic Possibilities: On a Queer Black South”. Southeastern Geographer , 57(1): 80-95.

Bledsoe, A., Eaves, L. & Williams, B. 2017. "Black Geographies In/Of the American South." Southeastern Geographer 57(1): 6-11.

Eaves, L. 2016.  “We wear the mask”. Special Forum: “The Emanuel Nine” Southeastern Geographer, 56(1): 22-2...

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Eaves, L. 2017. “Black Geographic Possibilities: On a Queer Black South”. Southeastern Geographer , 57(1): 80-95.

Bledsoe, A., Eaves, L. & Williams, B. 2017. "Black Geographies In/Of the American South." Southeastern Geographer 57(1): 6-11.

Eaves, L. 2016.  “We wear the mask”. Special Forum: “The Emanuel Nine” Southeastern Geographer, 56(1): 22-28. 

Eaves, L. 2016. “Spatialties of racialization in Asheville: Examining the lives of black lesbian women”. In Queering the Countryside: New Directions in Rural Queer Studies, edited by Mary L. Gray, Colin R. Thompson, and Brian Gilley. New York: NYU Press.

Eaves, L. 2013. “Space, place, and identity in conversation: Queer black women living in the rural U.S. South.” In Sexuality/Rurality/Geography, edited by Andrew Gorman-Murray, Barbara Pini, and Lia Bryant.  Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Eaves, L. 2014. “U.S. Cultural Regions (Prairie Grain Belt, Country South, Rustic Northeast, etc.).” In Encyclopedia of Human Services and Diversity, edited by Linwood H. Cousins and J. Geoffrey Golson.

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In the Media

MTSU On The Record
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTA4F13sI_s

Civil Rights Featured Theme of 2017 Geography Awareness Week: A Call for Participation, with Derek Alderman
http://news.aag.org/2017/05/geography-awareness-week/    

Interview for Feminist Geographies Conference, May 2017, UNC - Chapel Hill

https://feministgeography.org/interview-with-latoya-eaves/

 

Courses

  • World Regional Geography
  • Introduction to Cross-Cultural Experiences
  • Field Experience and Study Abroad
  • Love, Sex, and Geography
  • Landscapes and Cultures of the United States and Canada 
  • Cultural Geography 
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Senior Seminar
  • Race Takes Place: A Sociocultural Anatomy of Cities and Regions 
  • Foundations of Liberal Arts (co-instructor, graduate course)