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Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

FALL 2008

Aug 29CURL Welcome and Overview of CURL Projects
Sep 5The Graying of Chicago’s HomelessChristine George, Assistant Research Professor, Dennis Watson, Graduate Fellow, CURL, Loyola University Chicago, and Nancy Radner, CEO, Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness
Sep 12Broad-Based Organizing – Power, Values, and StrengthsLina Jamoul, Senior Policy Analyst, CURL, Loyola University Chicago and Organizer, Industrial Areas Foundation
Sep 19No Seminar
Sep 26Pedagogies of Global Engagements: The Chiapas and Manilla Lessons for Community Engagement and Academic Social ResponsibilityMarco Tavanti, Associate Director and Assistant Professor, Public Services Graduate Program, DePaul University
Oct 3The New Battle: Dr. King and the Chicago Freedom MovementSeth McClelan, Media Producer, Thorncreek Productions
Oct 10Lost Bullets: Fetishes of Urban Violence in BrazilBen Penglase, Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Latin American Studies, Loyola University Chicag
Oct 17Connecting Youth in the Child Welfare System to Community-Based Institutional Assets.Scott Leon, Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology and CURL Faculty Fellow, Loyola University Chicago
Oct 24Another World Is Possible: Government, Innovation, and a New Progressive AgendaFred Block, Professor of Sociology, University of California – Davis
Oct 31The DREAM Act: Undocumented Students and the Struggle for ChangeMaria Guzman, Senior Researcher, CURL, Loyola University Chicago
Nov 7The 2008 Presidential Election: Results and ReflectionsJan Czarnik, League of Women Voters, Chicago, IL.
Nov 14Chicago’s Obesity Epidemic and the CLOCC ApproachReverend James Kenady, Lead Community Liaison, CLOCC – the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children 
Nov 21The Anatomy of the Subprime Mortgage CrisisPhilip Ashton, Assistant Professor, Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois-Chicago
Nov 28No Seminar. Happy Thanksgiving!
Dec 5Post-Welfare Politics in the Philadelphia Recovery House MovementRobert Fairbanks II, Assistant Professor of Social Welfare, University of Chicago



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