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Center for Urban Research and Learning

Spring 2008 Seminars

Jan 18CURL Welcome and Overview of CURL Projects
Jan 25
Injury: Accident or Disease? Implications for the Health Care Provider
Thomas Esposito, Trauma Critical Care, Loyola University Medical Center
Feb 1
Social Preservation: The Quest for Authentic People, Place, and Community
 Japonica Brown-Saracino, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago
Feb 8
Organic Public Sociology: Engaged Research, Activism, and Social Change
Michael Burawoy, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley & Past President of the American Sociological Association
Feb 15
Multiple Faces of Self-Sufficiency: Towards an Empowerment Perspective in Workforce Development
Philip Hong, School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago
Feb 22
When Cities Thrive Instead of Just Survive: The Effects of Central City Dominance on Smaller Metro Areas
Jon Norman, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, Stanford University (newly appointed Assistant Professor of Sociology at Loyola, starting Fall 2008)  
Feb 29
How Diversity Has Transformed the Project of Racial Integration in Cities
Ellen Berry, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University
Mar 7
No Seminar. Spring Break

Mar 14
Finding Food in Chicago
Danny Block, Department of Geography, Chicago State University, and David Goldblatt, Center for Urban Environment Research and Policy, Loyola University Chicago.
Mar 21
 No Seminar. Easter Break

Mar 28

Apr 4
Connecting Research and Activism: Vietnam, Veterans, and the Media
Jerry Lembcke, Department of Sociology, Holy Cross
Apr 11
A visit to the Freedom Museum
We will be leaving CURL at 9:30am and walk to the Freedom Museum (445 N. Michigan). Please RSVP to Gina Lopez at glopez@luc.edu
Apr 18
Construction of Collective Consciousness - African American Reality
Selvaraj Arnlnathan, S.J., Loyola University Chicago
Apr 25
Broad-Based Organizing - Power, Values, and Struggles
Lina Jamoul, Senior Policy Analyst, Loyola CURL & Organizer, Industrial Areas Foundation


Center for Urban Research and Learning
Loyola University Chicago · Cuneo Hall, 4th Floor, 6430 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8540 · Fax: 773.508.8510 · E-mail: curlweb@luc.edu

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