Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

The Plant

The Plant seminar, Fall 2014

CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 417. Loyola faculty, students, staff, 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 773.508.8521 to confirm specific presentations.

View Past Seminars

Fall 2016

DateTopicPresenter
September 9 Sites/Sights: From Tokyo to California City Noritaka Minami, Assistant Professor of Photography, Department of Fine & Performing Arts, Loyola University Chicago
September 16 Culturally Informed Community Health Practice and Research Lisa Skemp, Professor, Chair, Health Systems, Leadership, & Policy, School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago
September 23 Embedding an Equity Lens in Climate Planning Julia Parzen, Co-founder and staff to The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities' Partners for Places Initiative; and Co-developer of the Urban Sustainability Directors Network Equity Professional Development Program
September 30 The Chicago Freedom Movement 50 Years
Later and Its Relevance for Today: A Book Talk
Pam Smith, Mary Lou Finley, and Jim Ralph; Authors
October 7 White Construction of Memory, Empathy, and Identity in a Racially Changing Chicago Mike Maly, Associate Professor, Sociology Director, Policy Research Collaborative, Roosevelt University
October 14 Becoming A Man (BAM): A Deep Dive Marshaun Bacon, B.A.M. Curriculum Specialist, Youth Guidance

October 21

*Location: Water Tower Campus, Quinlan School of Business, Schriber Center 16 E. Pearson Ave, Room 303
Time: 10:00-11:30*
Inside the Financial Services & Business Analytics Lab: Why, What, Who, and How Fady Harfoush, Director & Executive Lecturer - Financial Services & Business Analytics (FSBA) Lab, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago
October 28 Localism: Building Sustainable, Just Economies One Community at a Time Ellen Shepard, CEO, Community Allies
November 4 No Seminar Amy Bonhert's presentation has been rescheduled for next semester due to the Loyola Presidential Inauguration.
November 11 Contaminants in the Public Water Supply: A Modern Scientific Perspective Chad Johnston, Assistant Professor, Engineering Science, Loyola University Chicago 
November 18 Contemporary Photography as Social Science Jennifer Murray, Instructor of Photography, Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Loyola University Chicago; Executive Director, Filter Photo
November 25  No Seminar - Thanksgiving  
December 2 Yard Games: Structure, Culture, and Selective Solidarities in a Scrap Metal Yard in Chicago Elise Cohen, Instructor, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago