Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Fall 2011

Fall 2011


September 9th

Residents and the Planning Process: A Community Needs Assessment of Taft Homes

Kimberlee Guenther, Loyola University Chicago

September 16th

Devolving the Carceral State: Rituals, Race and the Micro Politics of Exoffender "Community Reintegration"

Reuben Miller, Loyola University Chicago

September 23rd



September 30th

Linking a Career's Worth of Urban Sociology to Community-Engaged Work

Tony Orum, Loyola University Chicago

October 7th

Arts and Community Development: The Australian Experience

Lisa Andersen, University of Technology, Sydney, Shopfront Community Program. Sydney Australia

October 14th

Religion in America.

Rhys Williams, Loyola University Chicago

October 21st 

 Google: A Culture of Innovation

 Useful Links:

 Brian Fitzpatrick, Google

October 28th 

The New Paradigm in Mapping and Geographic Information Systems: Web-Enabled Community Empowerment 

David Treering, Loyola University Chicago

November 4th



November 11th 

Doing Action Research with HCO: An Organization Serving People with Development Disabilities

Jennifer Chernega, Jay Palmer, and John Collins, Winona State University

November 18th

Long-term Unemployed Who Never Become Steady Workers: Non Work Alternatives

Toby Herr, Project Match

November 25th 

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break 


December 2nd

Public Housing Estate Redevelopment: An Australian Perspective

Lauren Kenworthy, University of Western Sydney

December 9th


Understanding the Housing First Model to End Homelessness

 Full Report:

Dennis Watson, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Dana Wagner, Loyola University Chicago

Jenna Hartung, Loyola University Chicago