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Friday Morning Seminars

CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in the CURL Library (Cuneo Hall, 417). Loyola faculty, students, staff, 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 773.508.8521 to confirm specific presentations.

View Past Seminars 

Fall 2014

August 29th TBA  
September 5th BPI: Knowledge Exchange Phil Nyden, Director, CURL; Christine George, Associate Research Professor, CURL; Catherine Gillis, Graduate Fellow, CURL Loyola University Chicago
September 12th  TBA Amisha Patel, Executive Director, Grassroots Collaborative 
September 19th Adversity and Family Strength: Methods and Initial Findings from an Ongoing Study with Mexican-origin Immigrant Families Catherine DeCarlo Santiago, Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology; Stephanie Torres, Graudate Student; and Anna Ros, Graduate Student, Loyola University Chicago
September 26th A Study of the Community Benefits Provided by Local Associations John McKnight, Co-Director of the Asset-Based Development Community Development Institute and Professor Emeritus of Communications Studies and Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
October 3rd Music-based Services for Young People Experiencing Homelessness: The Potential for Connection, Engagement, and Opportunity Brian Kelly, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago
*Thursday, October 9th  * TBA Ta-Nehisi Coates, National Correspondent at The Atlantic
October 17th TBA Frank Beal, Executive Director, Metropolis Strategies
*Thursday, October 23rd* TBA Xiaoling Ang, Economist at US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
October 31st Using Land Banks to Stabilize and Restore Communities in Cook County  Brian White, Executive Director, Cook County Land Bank Authority
November 7th Tour of the Plant  The Plant
November 14th How Technology and Patronage Have Effected the Evolution of Ward Politics Brian Doherty, Professor, Department of Political Science, Former Chicago Alderman, Loyola University Chicago
November 21st Organizing to Fix Channel 11  Tom Weinberg, Founder, Media Burn Independent Video Archive; Elizabeth Coffman, Associate Professor, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago
November 28th NO Seminar-- Thanksgiving Break  
December 5th The Foster Paradox: Institutional Integration and the Disintegration of a Black Community Megan Klein, Sociology Graduate Student, Loyola University Chicago


Center for Urban Research and Learning
Loyola University Chicago · Cuneo Hall, 4th Floor, 6430 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8540 · Fax: 773.508.8510 · E-mail: curlweb@luc.edu

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