Academic (as Jo and Joanne Norcup)


Books (Forthcoming)

Landscapes of Detectorists (working title) Innes Keighren and Joanne Norcup (eds). In planned production with Uniform Books (2019/ 2020)

The future is ours to create: Emancipatory Geography Education, cultures of DIY and vernacular educational geographies. Book proposal in preparation for Routledge Historical Geography series.

Vernacular Nature: Scattering pips and other tales. A book for a popular public readership interested in biography, working class cultures, natural history and garden history (book proposal in preparation for Saraband Books)

Book Chapters

Norcup, J Chapter 16 ‘Let’s hear it for the Brits, you help us here’: North American radical geography and British radical geography education. In Barnes T and Sheppard, E, Spatial Histories of Radical Geography: North America and beyond. (Antipode Book Series). In press. Publication due 2019.

Askins, K; Burton, K; Norcup, J; Painter, J; Sidaway, J. Chapter The United Kingdom in Berg L, Best, U and Gutzon Larsen, U (eds) Placing Critical Geography. In press. Publication due 2018. ISBN 10 1409431428

Cook, I.G and Norcup, J (2012) Geographies and Urban Space. Chapter 14 in The Bloomsbury Companion to Anarchism edited by Ruth Kinna. London. Bloomsbury.

Published Papers

Norcup, J Intersectional Historical Geography. Paper for Geography Compass. In preparation.

Norcup, J (2017) ‘Educate a Woman you educate a generation’ Performing geographies of learning, the public library and a pre-school parents’ book club. Performance Research: A journal of Performing Arts, Vol 22: 1, pp 67 – 74.

Norcup, J (2015) Geography Education, Grey Literature and the Geographical Canon. Journal of Historical Geography Vol 49, pp 64 – 74.
  Paper shortlisted for the 2015 JHG paper of the year

Browne, K, Norcup, J; Robson, E; Sharp, J (2013) What’s in a Name? Removing Women from the Women and Geography Study Group. Area 45:1 pp 7 – 8.

Ward, K; Blunt, A; Sidaway, J, Norcup, J; Withers, CWJ; Maddrell, A (2010) Complex Locations: Women’s geographical work in the UK 1850 – 1970. Author Meets book review. Area 42: 3 pp394 – 397.

Pykett, J; Norcup, J; Veevers, S.J; Hopkins, P; and Griffiths, H Designing identity: Exploring Citizenship through Geography. Geography (2010) 95:3, p132 – 142.

Book Reviews

Norcup, J Book review: Caroline Bressey (2013) Empire, Race. And the Politics of AntiCaste in Journal of Historical Geography (2016) 54: 4 p 126 – 127.

Norcup, J Book Review: Andy Medhurst (2007) A National Joke: Popular Comedy and English Cultural Identity. Rutledge, London and New York in Cultural Geographies (2009) 17:4 p538.

Norcup, J Book Review: Claire Dwyer and Caroline Bressey (eds) (2008) New Geographies of Race and Racism. Ashgate. London. In Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie (2009) 100: 4, p572 – 575.

Norcup, J Book Review: Christopher Pole, Jane Pilcher and John Williams (eds) Young People in Transition: Becoming Citizens? (2005) New York, Palgrave Macmillan in Children’s Geographies (2007) 5: 4 p489 – 490


Non-Academic Publications.

Trees of Beeston a regular column for The Beestonian, an independent periodical for Beeston, Nottinghamshire (2018 – ).

Radio Script and production work on behalf of Geography Workshop including:

BBC Radio 4: The Art of Now: Women Who Walk (Creative devisor of programme and script writer / adviser) Broadcast October 2018.

‘Er Outdoors an occasional radio series for Resonance FM concerned with broadcasting discussions around the art, literature, scientific and intellectual work of women across public spaces, nature, landscape (2016 – ongoing)