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Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Fall 2011

CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall and spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in the CURL Classroom (Lewis Towers, 10th Floor). 

Loyola faculty and students, staff, and community members and guests are welcome.  These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, and community members to discuss their thoughts and experiences with community-based initiatives and/or relevant research.  Please note:  Unavoidable changes may be necessary.  Call 312.915.7769 or 7760 to confirm specific presentations.

Past Seminars

Fall 2011

DateTopicPresenter
 
September 9th
 
Residents and the Planning Process: A Community Needs Assessment of Taft Homes 

Kimberlee Guenther, Loyola University Chicago

September 16th 
 
Devolving the Carceral State: Rituals, Race and the Micro Politics of Exoffender "Community Reintegration"

Reuben Miller, Loyola University Chicago

September 23rd 
 
TBA
 

September 30th

Linking a Career's Worth of Urban Sociology to Community-Engaged Work
 
Tony Orum, Loyola University Chicago

October   7th

Arts and Community Development: The Australian Experience

Lisa Andersen, University of Technology, Sydney, Shopfront Community Program. Sydney Australia

October 14th

Religion in America.

Rhys Williams, Loyola University Chicago
 
 
 
 
October 21st 
 
Google: A Culture of Innovation
 
Useful Links:
 
 
 
 
 
Brian Fitzpatrick, Google

October 28th 

The New Paradigm in Mapping and Geographic Information Systems: Web-Enabled Community Empowerment 

David Treering, Loyola University Chicago
November 4th 
 
Cancelled
 
Cancelled

November 11th 

Doing Action Research with HCO: An Organization Serving People with Development Disabilities

Jennifer Chernega, Jay Palmer, and John Collins, Winona State University

November 18th

Long-term Unemployed Who Never Become Steady Workers: Non Work Alternatives
 
Toby Herr, Project Match

November 25th 

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break 
 

December 2nd

Public Housing Estate Redevelopment: An Australian Perspective

Lauren Kenworthy, University of Western Sydney
 
 
December 9th
 
Understanding the Housing First Model to End Homelessness
 
Full Report:
 
Dennis Watson, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Dana Wagner, Loyola University Chicago
Jenna Hartung, Loyola University Chicago 





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