Confronting COVID, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 9am – 6pm | All times Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
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Lisa-Bates

Lisa Bates

Rebecca Chiu

Rebecca Chiu

Prentiss Dantzler

Prentiss Dantzler

James DeFilippis

James DeFilippis

Kafi Dixon

Davia Downey

Valeria Fedeli

Valeria Fedeli

Arturo Flores

Arturo Flores

Clarissa Freitas

Clarissa Freitas

Robin Hambleton

Robin Hambleton

Clara Irazábal

Clara Irazábal

Roger Keil

Roger Keil

Russ Lopez

Willow Lung-Amam

Willow Lung-Amam

Richard L. O'Bryant

Richard L. O'Bryant

Fernando Ona

Fernando Ona

Xuefei Ren

Xuefei Ren

Akira Drake Rodriguez

Akira Drake Rodriguez

James Rutenbeck

James Rutenbeck

Todd Swanstrom

Thomas Vicino

Thomas Vicino

Tim Weaver

Tim Weaver

Margaret Wilder

Margaret Wilder

 


Schedule

9:00am—10:30am

Session 1: Global Perspectives on COVID: Urban Communities and Inequalities

Moderator: Arturo Flores, Anahuac University | Speakers: Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Hong Kong University |Clarissa Freitas, Federal University of Ceará | Roger Keil, York University | Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University

11:00am—12:30pm

Session 2: Populism and the Prospects for a New Urban Policy Agenda

Moderator: Thomas Vicino, Northeastern University |Speakers:  James DeFilippis, Rutgers University | Davia Downey, Grand Valley State University | Valeria Fedeli, Politechnico di Milano | Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England | Tim Weaver, University of Albany

1:00pm—2:30pm

Session 3: Racial Justice and Cities

Moderator: Akira Drake Rodriguez, University of Pennsylvania | Speakers: Lisa Bates, Portland State University | Prentiss Dantzler, Georgia State University | Willow Lung-Amam, University of Maryland |Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis | Clara Irazábal Zurita, University of Maryland

3:00pm—4:30pm

Session 4: Film screening: A Reckoning in Boston

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5:00pm—6:00pm

Session 5: Open Discussion on film: A Reckoning in Boston

Moderator: Margaret Wilder, Urban Affairs Association

Discussants: James Rutenbeck, Film Director/Brandeis University | Kafi Dixon, Film Producer/The Common Good Cooperative | Russ Lopez, Boston University | Richard L. O'Bryant, Northeastern University | Fernando Ona, Tufts University

 


Registration

Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 15 (11:59pm Central Time)

Important: Registrants will receive their Zoom access link to the symposium event by Monday, April 19. 

Registration Category Registration Rate
(US Dollar)
2021 UAA/ENHR/EURA Individual Member/Institutional Member Rep (non-student) $50
2021 UAA/ENHR/EURA Student Member/Retired Member $20
Nonmember (non-student) $75
Nonmember (student) $35

Interested in becoming a UAA member or renewing your membership to receive discounted registration rate? Please visit: https://urbanaffairsassociation.org/membership/become-a-member/

Questions?
Registration-related, contact reg@uaamail.org
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