Friday Morning Seminars
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, faculty, 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.
Download the Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule in pdf format.
|January 25||We Are Still In: Individual & Institutional Climate Action||Aaron Durnbaugh, Director of Sustainability, Institute of Environmental Sustainability, LUC|
|February 1||Involving Community in Philanthropy||Jane Kimondo, Program Director, Crossroads Fund|
|February 8||The Spirituality of Community Organizing||Dan Hartnett S.J., Former Rector of Loyola University Chicago Jesuit Community|
|February 15||Urban Churches as “A Light in the City” in the Midst of Gentrification in Cabrini-Green Community||Cynthia Stewart, Assistant Director of Academic Internships, Center for Experiential Learning, LUC|
|February 22||The Folded Map Project: Visually Investigating Chicago’s Inequity and Urban Landscape||Tonika Johnson, Photographer/Visual Artist|
|March 1||Round Table Conversation with Voice of the People in Uptown: How Affordable Housing Nonprofits Mush Change and Grow within a Gentrifying Neighborhood||Mike Rohrbeck, Executive Director, Voice of the People in Uptown|
|March 8||No Seminar - Spring Break|
|March 15||Urban Violence, Children and Community in Rio de Janeiro||Malcolm Bush, Senior Consultant, International Center for Research on Childhood, Pontifical Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro|
*Co-sponsored by Masters in Urban Affairs and Public Policy*
|Meet Chicago’s Inspector General: Learn How Public Data Works to Create Public Accountability||Joseph M. Ferguson, Inspector General for the City of Chicago; Mariela Estrada, Community Engagement Coordinator for the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG)|
|March 29||The Ups and Downs of Building and Maintaining a Community-University Research Relationship||Kathy Donahue, Sr. VP of Program Development, Catholic Charities; Christine George, Associate Research Professor, CURL, LUC|
|April 5||Tell Me a Story: How Powerful Stories Impact Our Culture and Community||Richelle Rogers, Program Director, Masters in Digital Media and Storytelling, School of Communication, LUC|
|April 12||Measuring Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in Survey Research||Dana Garbarski, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, LUC|
|April 19||No Seminar - Good Friday|