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Interviews and/or Other Material By Others About Denis Wood
Terri Leith, “Powerful Projections,” NCSU: The Alumni Magazine of North Carolina
State University
, 66(1), September/October, 1993, pp. 2-7
James Britton, “An Interview with Denis Wood,” Cartouche, 11, Autumn, 1993,
pp. 9-13
Larry Sider, a video interview, September 13, 1995, for Terra Incognita, an EPE Production for British television
J.H. Andrews, Organizing Wonder: Map-Philosophical Issues In the Writings of Denis Wood, Master of Science, Trinity College, Dublin, 1998, 181 pages, plus ix
Ira Glass, This American Life, National Public Radio, an interview about maps for a show about maps, “Mappings,” August, 1998 (regularly rebroadcast)
Jonathan Mann, CNN Insight, CNN, “A Look at Maps,” February 24, 2000
Krys Villaseñor, Conversations With Krys Villaseñor, KERA (Dallas), a National Public Radio affiliate, interview and call-in show about maps, April, 2002
Mary Hartnett, State of Things, WUNC (Chapel Hill), a National Public Radio affiliate, an interview about the Hobo-Dyer projection, October, 2002
Gretchen Helfrich, Odyssey, WBEZ (Chicago), a National Public Radio affiliate, interview and call-in talk show about maps, January, 2003, with Graham Burnett (Princeton historian) and James Akerman (historian of cartography, Newberry Library)
Glen Busby, The Best of Our Knowledge, WAMC Northeast Public Radio (Albany), a National Public Radio affiliate, December 10 and December 17, 2007, about the history of mapmaking and the use of maps in education
Julie Jean, La Colle 5, April 2008, “Correspondence with Denis Wood, March 7, 2008, Part One,” and “Part Two,” unpaginated (mostly about the poetics of cartography and the Boylan Heights atlas project)
Ayesha Mustafaa, May, 2008, “The Illusion of the World Map,” RadioIslam (Chicago), with former Ambassador to Iraq, Ed Peck, call-in talk show about maps and world view


Denis expands on the concluding chapter of his Rethinking the Power of Mapsin this interview with Linda Quiquivix about maps and space in Israel and Palestine.
Fringe Magazine interviews Denis about about the nature of maps and the history of the Boylan Heights mapping project.
In the January 2012 issue of The Believer, Blake Butler speaks with Denis about Google Maps, Civil War battlefields, Philip Pullman’s The Golden Compass, and the unexpected ways in which maps dictate our daily lives.
Sébastien Smirou's interview with Denis, "La carte et le poème" (entretien avec Denis Wood), appears in the French literary magazine LIGNE 13.
The English is here.
Tony Huynh at MOVE International interviews Denis about how he became a mapmaker and other interesting issues, "Cartography Crusades & A New Breed of Maps: Denis Wood Q&A."
A website run by a couple of Germans in Berlin, the idea list, has published a brief interview they recently conducted with Denis. In keeping with their theme of the month, it’s about the connection between maps and control.
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