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Thursday, March 20 • 3:10pm - 4:30pm
TH4.09 The Generative Potential of Urban Crisis

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Moderator: Julia Nevarez (Kean University)

  • Urban Apocalypse! or, What We Can Learn from Imagining the End of the City
    Robert Kirkman, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Failure or Fallibility? Critical Irony in the Construction of Urban Public Policy
    Robert Lake, Rutgers University

  • Urban Governance in Times of Fiscal Stress: Muddling through Efficiency and Democracy
    Miguel Rodrigues, EsACT-IPB/NEAPP-UM

  • Exploiting Crisis for the People! Prefiguration and the Reclaiming of the Urban Public Policy Agenda
    Adam Uddin, Wayne State University; Stephen Polk, University of Colorado Denver

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Robert Kirkman

Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Robert Lake

Professor, Rutgers University
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Miguel Rodrigues

Polytechnic Institute of Bragança

Adam Uddin

Wayne State University


Stephen Polk

University of Colorado Denver

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Julia Nevarez, Kean University

Sociology Coordinator, Kean University
Currently working at the intersection of urban development and climate change to address the forms in which populations and aid are governed in a forthcoming book about Hurricane Sandy and climate change that will also include alternatives and the proliferation of discourses on preparedness... Read More →

Thursday March 20, 2014 3:10pm - 4:30pm CDT
Olivares Room (Westin River Level)