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Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminar - Fall 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.

Past Seminars

 FALL 2010 

 Sept 3No seminar - first week of semester 
Sept 10 Comparing Disasters: How September 11th Defined Our Expectations of the Affected and How this Created Bias among Researchers in the Aftermath of Katrina Denese Neu, PhD,  HHS Planning & Consulting Inc.
Sept 17 A Conversation on Loyola's Mission and Identity as Jesuit and CatholicDr. John Hardt, Loyola University Chicago, Office of the President
Sept 24 Exercising Voice and Agency: The Civic Engagment of Recent American ImmigrantsAnthony Orum & Kiljoong Kim, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Sociology 
Oct 1Navigating the System: Representing People Living with HIV/AIDS in Federal and State Benefits CasesEmily Ruggles, Legal Aid Foundation
Oct 8Fresh Off the Streets: Social Networks and Economic Lives of Former Sex Workers in DetroitPaul Draus, Univerity of Michigan, Department of Sociology & Juliette Roddy, University of Michigan, Department of Economics
Oct 15 Fighting Poverty by Building Power: Uniting Workers and Community Allies to Bring Justice to Chicago's Food and Hospitality IndustryKyle Schafer, Unite Here
Oct 22Using Systems Integration Strategies to Meet the Needs of Homeless FamiliesAnne Marie Grimberg, Heartland Alliance
Oct 29 Illinois Mental Health Courts Study: Preliminary Findings [PowerPoint]Art Lurigio, Loyola University Chicago, Department of Criminal Justice & Monte Staton, Loyola University Chicago, Department of Sociology
Nov 5

Trauma and Sprirituality

*Please note - this seminar will start at 10:00am instead of 10:30am.

Kevin Gillespie, SJ, Associate Provost, Loyola University Chicago
Nov 12Collaborative Research: Ethical Issues and IRB ChallengesEmily Anderson, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy
Nov 19Dr. Warren will be discussing his new book Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial JusticeMark Warren, Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Nov 26No seminar-Thanksgiving break 
Dec 3 Loyola University Chicago School of Law Health Justice Project: Community Collaboration to Ensure Equal Access to Health, Opportunity and JusticeEmily Benfer, Loyola University Chicago, Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy 
Dec 10MSM & Risk Behavior: An Analysis from Project BUMPS Michael Dentato, Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work



Center for Urban Research and Learning
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