Annual L&S Dean’s Humanities Lecture

Thursday, April 16 3:30-5:00 pm (Zelazo 250)

Coinciding with the Sustaining Cities Conference, the College of Letters and Science is pleased to host Saskia Sassen, author of Global Cities, for its Annual Dean’s Humanities Lecture. The topic is: The World’s Third Spaces: Neither Global nor National.

Conference Program

Friday, April 17

9:00-9:30 am

Welcome and Opening Statements

9:30-10:45 am

Urban Place-Making
Moderator: Nancy Frank

10:45-11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00-12:15 pm

The Disappeared, the Dispossessed
Moderator: Tasha Oren

12:15-1:30 pm

Lunch and Presentation of Student Work

1:30-2:45 pm

Urban Lost and Found
Moderator: Linda Krause

2:45-3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00-4:15 pm

Cocooning, Mobilities
Moderator: A. Aneesh

4:30-5:30 pm

UWM Department of Geography's Harold Mayer Lecture Series

Saturday, April 18

9:00-9:15 am

Patrice Petro, Conference Co-organizer

9:15-10:30 am

Global Economic Pressures
Moderator: Ghada Masri

10:30-10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 pm

Sustainable Development
Moderator: Kris Ruggiero

12:00-1:30 pm

Lunch and Presentation of Student Work

1:30-2:45 pm

Sustainable Art
Moderator: Lane Hall

2:45-3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00-4:15 pm

Envisioning the Urban
Moderator: Arijit Sen

4:15 pm

Closing Remarks and Wrap-up
Linda Krause and Patrice Petro