Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

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CURL Friday Morning Seminars are held regularly on Friday mornings during fall & spring semesters from 10:30am until 12:00pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 417. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome.

These seminars are a time for CURL graduates, undergraduates, staff, faculty, 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.

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Spring 2020

DateTopicPresenter
January 24 Leading from within: Stories of Racial Justice from Community and Academic Partners Deniene Willis, Community Leadership Academy Lead and Lena Hatchett, Executive Lead at Proviso Partners for Health
January 31 Policy and Advocacy as Tools for Promoting Health Equity in Illinois Margie Schaps, Executive Director, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group
February 7 Community-Centered Energy Engagement Uzma Noormohamed, Program Director, ISEIF; Yami Newell, Outreach Manager, Elevate Energy; Christine George, Associate Research Professor, CURL, LUC
February 14 Examining the Diversity of Coercive and Non-Coercive Management Styles Among Pimps in Chicago: Social and Childhood Contributors Loretta Stalans, Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology; Psychology, LUC
February 21 Leveraging Community-engaged Evaluation Projects as a Path Towards Racial Educational Equity Malik Henfield, Dean of the School of Education, LUC
February 28 Loyola in the 19th Century Kathy Young, University Archivist, and Ashley Howdeshell, Assistant University Archivist, University Archives & Special Collections
March 6 No Seminar - Spring Break  
March 13 No Seminar - Climate Change Conference  
March 20 Understanding Black Urbanism Through the Complexities of the Black Habitus Richard Lofton, Assistant Professor, School of Education, John Hopkins University
March 27 The Future of Cities Phil Nyden, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Founding Director of CURL
April 3 TBD Julia Gerasimenko, Advocacy Manager, Active Transportation Alliance
April 10 No Seminar - Good Friday  
April 17 Community Engagement and Police Reform in Chicago Joseph Hoereth, Director of the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, University of Illinois at Chicago