This event is FREE, but we ask that you register in advance here.
All events will take place at Temple University in the Women’s Studies Lounge (Anderson 821) EXCEPT the keynote, which will take place in 21 Gladfelter Hall (first floor).
Anderson Hall is building #3. Gladfelter Hall is building #26 on this campus map. They are located across from each other.
Research Presentations, Session I: Urbanization in a changing environmental and economic climate
|Name||Affiliation||Title of talk|
|Leslie Reeder-Myers||Temple University, Anthropology||Ancient Sites and Modern Cities: Using Archaeology to Plan for Climate Change in Urban Estuaries|
|Daniel Cohen||University of Pennsylvania, Sociology||Follow the Carbon: Housing movements and the politics of climate change|
|Yoonhee Jung||Temple University, Geography and Urban Studies||Urban sustainability in transformation: A case study of Seoul|
|Craig Borowiak||Haverford College, Political Science||Mapping the Fault Lines:
Race and Class in Philadelphia’s Solidarity Economy and Garden movements
|Alan Wiig||University of Massachusetts, Boston Urban Planning and Community Development||Free zones and the future of urban revitalization across the North Atlantic|
Research presentations session II: Social and ecological dimensions of urban greening
|Hamil Pearsall & Christina Rosan||Temple University, Geography & Urban Studies||Growing a sustainable city? The question of urban agriculture|
|Patrick Hurley||Ursinus College, Department of Environmental Studies||Foraging in Cities and Suburbs: Harvesting the Culturally and Economically Important Material Benefits of Urban Forests|
|Jocelyn Behm||Temple University,
Center for Biodiversity
|Using the currency of ecosystem services to quantify the sustainability of the local food system in Philadelphia, PA|
|John-Henry Pitas and Mariya Shcheglovitova||University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Department of Geography and Environmental Systems||Sustaining the past: trash burning and tree planting in Baltimore, Maryland|
|Antonio Raciti||University of Massachusetts, Boston Urban Planning and Community Development||From ecosystem services to ecological devices: the story of a community-university partnership in the Simeto River Valley (Sicily, Italy)|
12:30-12:35: Welcome, Dr. Melissa Gilbert, Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities and Chair of the Geography and Urban Studies Department
Isabelle Anguelovski (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), “Urban greening in the global North and South: Green cities for all or enclaves of environmental privilege?”
|2pm-3:20pm: Panel discussion: The Future of the Just, Equitable, and Green City
Moderator: Hamil Pearsall (Temple University, Geography and Urban Studies)
Coffee & open discussion session on future research directions, collaborations, and networks