Friday Morning Seminars - Spring 2010
CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall and spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in the CURL Classroom (Lewis Towers, 10th Floor).
Loyola faculty and students, staff, and community members and guests are welcome. These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, 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 312.915.7769 or 7760 to confirm specific presentations.
|Jan 22||No seminar|
|Jan 29||Research, Policy, and Grantmaking: Hearing from a Funder.||Jim Lewis, Senior Program Officer, The Chicago Community Trust.|
|Feb 5||Learning Space, Knowing Place: Understanding Geographic Knowledge within Metropolitan Areas.||Jon Norman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago.|
|Feb 12||Youth Participatory Action Research and the Sociological Imagination: The Challenges and Rewards of Collaborative Research with Evanston High School Students.||Reuben Miller, graduate student in Sociology and University: Community Research Coordinator at CURL, and Joel Ritsema, graduate student in Sociology, Loyola University Chicago.|
|Feb 19||The Muslim Community of Roger’s Park/West Ridge.||Marcia Hermansen, Director, Islamic World Studies Program and Professor of Theology, Loyola University Chicago; and Dana Elborno, undergraduate student, Loyola University Chicago.|
|Feb 26||How Communities Will Tell Their Stories in the Shifting Media Landscape.||Thom Clark, President, Community Media Workshop.|
New Evidence Regarding the Role of Socioeconomic Status in Racial Residential Segregation: Findings Based on New Approaches to Conceiving and Investigating Segregation.
|Mark Fossett, Professor of Sociology, Texas A&M University.|
|March 12||No Seminar – Spring Break|
|March 19||The Federal Stimulus Package and the Impact on Homelessness Services in Chicago.|
Elizabeth Benito, Project Administrator, 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, Department of Family and Support Services, City of Chicago.
Please Note : RSVP is required to attend this seminar. RSVP to Gina Lopez. This event will be held at Erie Neighborhood House, Templeton Hall, 1347 W. Erie St, Chicago, IL
|March 26||Public Action for Change Today: Uniting Young Adults for Democratic Action and Social Change.||Amy Totsch, Organizer, PACT – Public Action for Change Today.|
|April 2||No Seminar – Good Friday|
|April 16||Social Class and Cultural Meanings of Eating: Evidence from Chicago.||Kelly Moore, Associate Professor, and Catherine Gillis, PhD student and Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago.|
|April 23||Disseminating Harm Reduction through Research and Practice: Challenging Widely Held Perceptions of Drug Use and Users through University-Community Collaboration.||Dennis Watson, University: Community Research Coordinator at CURL and PhD student in Sociology, Loyola University Chicago, and Valery Shuman, Heartland Alliance.|
|April 30||Chicago: A City of Readers.||Rev. Marrice Coverson, Executive Director, Open Book Program and President, Institute for Positive Living.|