Please join us in attending the DEMOCRACY, EQUITY and the PUBLIC REALM Spring 2013 Public Forum Series!
Beyond Zuccotti Park editor Ron Shiffman will be moderating the Public Space Series, with scheduled lectures by Seth Pinsky, president of NYCEDC; Jeffrey Hou, professor of landscape Architecture at University of Washington, contributor to Beyond Zuccotti Park and Service-Learning in Design and Planning, and author of Insurgent Public Space; Mindy Fullilove, professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University and author of Root Shock and upcoming Urban Alchemy; and Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for the New York Times and author of the Beyond Zuccotti Park foreword.
A Transportation Series, moderated by Eddie Bautista, will feature lectures by Elizabeth Yeampierre, executive director of UPROSE; David Shuffler, executive director of Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice; Veronica Vanterpool, executive director of Tri-State Transportation Campaign; Noah Budnick, executive director of Transportation Alternatives; Tom Fox, cofounder of NY Water Taxi; and Gene Russianoff, founder of Straphanger's Campaign.
The lectures are held Fridays 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Pratt Manhattan 144 West 14th Street, Room 213.
RSVP to the lecture series by emailing Dana Feingold at email@example.com.
Below is the complete schedule with lecture dates. We hope to see you there!
PUBLIC SPACE SERIES
moderated by RON SHIFFMAN
02/15 "Insurgent Public Space" by Jeffrey Hou, Prof. of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington | Author, Insurgent Public Space
02/22 "Public Space, Emergency Response and Public Health" by Mindy Fullilove, Prof. of Clinical Psychology, Columbia University | Author, Root Shock
03/29 "Rebuilding the Public Realm after Sandy" by Seth Pinsky, President, NYCEDC
04/05 "Setting the Agenda for the Accountable Public Realm" by Michael Kimmelman, Architecture Critic, New York Times
moderated by EDDIE BAUTISTA
02/01 "Environmental Justice & Transportation: Community Campaigns" by Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director, UPROSE; and David Shuffler, Executive Director, Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice
03/01 "Transportation and Mass Transit: Policy & Fiscal Trends" by Veronica Vanterpool, Executive Director, Tri-State Transportation Campaign; and Noah Budnick, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
03/22 "Water Transportation" by Tom Fox, Cofounder, NY Water Taxi
04/12 "Public Transit Advocacy" by Gene Russianoff, Founder, Straphanger's Campaign
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Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space
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Educating at the Boundaries
Urban planning and architecture educators challenge traditional community-university relationships by modeling meaningful and reciprocal partnerships.
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