Archived Events for January to December 2006

January 27, 2006
Speakers Series

dr. john powell, Executive Director, Professor of Law, Williams Chair, Moritz College of Law, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Ohio State University
4:30 pm in the UWM Union Ballroom

February 2, 2006
USP Authors to Hold Book-Signing

Urban Studies Programs Faculty: Dr. Carrie Costello, Dr. Amanda Seligman, Dr. Frank Wilson
7:00 pm, Schwartz Bookstore, 2559 N Downer Ave

April 29, 2006
11th Annual Student Forum — America’s New Black Ghetto: Local Politics and the Global Trope

Keynote Address: Dr. David Wilson, Associate Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:30 pm, UWM Student Union

Friday, September 22, 2006
Urban Studies Programs Fall Social and Book Signing

Urban Space, Globalization, and Global Boundaries
5:30 – 8 pm in the Hefter Conference Center
This well-attended event celebrated the recent works of USP authors, Professors A. Aneesh, Jennifer Jordan, and Steven McKay. The evening also included a panel discussion on “Urban Space, Globalization, and Global Boundaries” which included Professors Jordan and McKay, and was moderated by John Schmid, economics writer for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

October 20, 2006
Colloquium Series

Nonviolence and Three Riots in Chicago: Bystanders, Victims, Children, and Counterrioters
Dr. Amanda Seligman, Department of History, UW-Milwaukee
4:00 pm in the USP Conference Room, Bolton Hall 768 B, UWM Campus

Friday, November 10, 2006
Speaker Series

Economic Growth and Poverty: Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats?
Dr. Gary Hoover, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Alabama
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm in Greene Hall 148, UWM Campus

Colloquium Series
December 1, 2006

Negotiating Poor Neighborhoods After Welfare’s End
Dr. Lorna Dilley, UW-Milwaukee

Spatial Theory in Organizational Analysis: The Case of Welfare Program Collaborations
Dr. James Harris, UW-Milwaukee
3:00 pm in the USP Conference Room, Bolton Hall 768 B, UWM Campus