Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars

The Plant

The Plant seminar, Fall 2014

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, 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 2018

DateTopicPresenter
September 7 Bringing Intersectionality and Nuance to Sexual Health Education and Anti-Sexual Assault Advocacy Nadiah MohajirFounder & Executive Director, HEART Women and Girls

September 14

*CANCELED*
RESCHEDULED FOR 12.7

From Idea to Implementation: How Implementation Sciences Can Support the Adoption and Integration of Evidence-Based Practices in Out-of-School Time Programs Maria D. Guzmán-Rocha, Implementation Sciences Manager of Membership and Programs, YMCA OF THE USA
September 21 Reflections of an Executive Director: How Youth Services and Youth Funding Changed Over the Last Four Decades Judy Gall, Executive Director, Alternatives INC.
September 28 Reconstructing Urban Community Through the History of a Library Kyle Roberts, Associate Professor of History, Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, LUC
October 5 Ignatian Spirituality Project: Spirituality at the Margins Christine Curran, Director of Programs and Mission, Ignatian Spirituality Project, Amanda Asque, Program Assistant for Team Formation, Ignatian Spirituality Project
October 12 Being Black Abroad: Three Black Students' Experience Studying in Southeast Asia Trevaughn Latimer, Loren McCauley, Kevin Williams, CURL Undergraduate Fellows, LUC
October 19 Wildin' Out and the Privilege of Whiteness: Social Freedoms, Public Spaces, and Mobilities Gwendolyn Purifoye, Assistant Professor of Sociology, North Park University
October 26 Innovating for Good: How Leaders of All Sectors are Reimagining Social Impact
Seth Green, Founding Director, Baumhart Center, LUC
November 2 A Conversation with a Criminal Justice Policy Maker John MakiExecutive Director, Illinois Criminal Justice Authority
November 9 Organizing the Jewish Community to Fight against Poverty, Racism and Antisemitism Hannah ArweManager of Youth Programs, Jewish Council on Urban Affairs
November 16 “We're Building the Community; It’s a Hub for Democracy.”: Lessons Learned from a Library-based, School District Partnership to Increase Belonging for Newcomer Immigrant and Refugee Youth Sophia Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
November 23 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving  
November 30 How Can the Loyola Campus Community Build Inclusive Curricular and Co-curricular Environments? Joe Saucedo, Director, Department of Student Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (SDMA), LUC
December 7 From Idea to Implementation: How Implementation Sciences Can Support the Adoption and Integration of Evidence-Based Practices in Out-of-School Time Programs Maria D. Guzmán-Rocha, Implementation Sciences Manager of Membership and Programs, YMCA OF THE USA