Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

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Due to COVID-19 and campus restrictions, the Fall 2020 Friday Morning Seminars will be held virtually on Friday mornings from 10:30am until 12:00pm over Zoom. Loyola faculty, students, staff, community members, and guests are welcome. Below, in the calendar of speakers and topics, you will find a link to register for each presentation separately. Please follow that link to register and join the seminar. 

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. Email Teresa at tneumann1@luc.edu to confirm specific presentations.

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Fall 2020

September 11

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"I Just Don't Belong Here" Presentation Slides
I Just Don't Belong Here: Examining the Experiences of Students of Color at Loyola University Chicago Moriah Johnson, CURL Graduate Research Fellow, PhD Candidate in Sociology, LUC

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Masters in Urban Affairs and Public Policy (MUAPP) program
September 18

No recording available
Adolescents and Procedural Justice: How Police in Schools Affect Student Safety, Behavior, and Belonging Yael Granot, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, LUC
September 25

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Privatization and Democracy Bob Lawson, Director of Special Projects, In the Public Interest
October 2

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Advocating for Maternal Health: Teaching, Research, and Service Sandi Tenfelde, Assistant Professor, Director Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Track, School of Nursing, LUC
October 9

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Community Engagement and Police Reform in Chicago Joseph Hoereth, Director of the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement, University of Illinois at Chicago
October 16

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Culturally-Responsive Problem-Solving in School-Based Settings Markeda Newell, Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, School of Education, LUC
October 23

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COVID Equity Response Collaborative: Loyola - Understanding COVID Transmission in Communities of Color Amy Luke, Professor Public Health Sciences, Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health, LUC
October 30

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Estimating Eviction Filings in Chicago: The Impact of COVID-19 Randall Leurquin, Special Projects and Grace Rock, Data & Technology Specialist VISTA from Lawyers Committee on Better Housing , and Peter Rosenblatt, Associate Professor, Director of the Urban Studies, Department of Sociology, LUC
November 6

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The Future of Cities Phil Nyden, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Founding Director of CURL
November 13 TBD  
November 20

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Understanding Black Urbanism Through the Complexities of the Black Habitus Richard Lofton, Assistant Professor, School of Education, John Hopkins University
November 27 No Seminar - Thanksgiving