Join CURE on Dec. 2 for “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing”

Join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) on Thursday, December 2, 2021, for a seminar with Dr. Akira Drake Rodriguez, Assistant Professor for the University of Pennsylvania’s Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Rodriguez will present, “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing.” This free event will take place on December 2 … Continue reading Join CURE on Dec. 2 for “Diverging Space for Deviants: The Politics of Atlanta’s Public Housing”

Registration is Open for the Oct. 7 CURE Seminar “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism”

Join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) on Thursday, October 7, 2021, for a seminar with Dr. Andrew Zitcer, Associate Professor at Drexel University. Dr. Zitcer will present, “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism.”  This free event will take place on October 7 from 12:30 p.m. – 1: 45 p.m. in the Campus … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Oct. 7 CURE Seminar “Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism”

CURE Will Host the Virtual Roundtable “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey” on March 25

On Thursday, March 25, join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) for a virtual roundtable discussion, “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey.”  Panelists will include Dr. Mercy Romero, Associate Professor of American Literature and American Studies at Sonoma State University; Rev. PJ Craig, Senior Pastor at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of … Continue reading CURE Will Host the Virtual Roundtable “Bandos, Symbolism, and Placemaking in Camden, New Jersey” on March 25

CURE Presents “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?” on March 4

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will continue its spring series on Thursday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. with the free panel discussion, “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?”  Panelists will discuss their research on voting trends, electoral rules, and the influence of race, gender, and ethnicity on political … Continue reading CURE Presents “After 2020: A New Beginning for Political Activism and Civic Engagement?” on March 4

CURE Kicks off Spring 2021 Season on Jan. 28 with Virtual Roundtable

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its spring series on Thursday, January 28, at 12:30 p.m. with the virtual roundtable discussion on “Community-Based Approaches to Creating Sustainable Affordable Housing.” Panelists will discuss housing cooperatives, community land trusts, and shared equity housing models as viable alternative approaches to creating sustainable affordable housing and … Continue reading CURE Kicks off Spring 2021 Season on Jan. 28 with Virtual Roundtable

Join CURE on Nov. 19 for “Chaos or Community? Urban Policy in the Biden Administration”

On Thursday, November 19, join the Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) for a virtual seminar, “Chaos or Community? Urban Policy in the Biden Administration.” Panelists will include Dr. Algernon Austin, Senior Researcher at the Thurgood Marshall Institute, NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Dr. Sandra Newman, Professor of Policy Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, … Continue reading Join CURE on Nov. 19 for “Chaos or Community? Urban Policy in the Biden Administration”

CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 8

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will continue its fall seminar series on Thursday, October 8, with a virtual webinar/discussion on “Attack on the Suburbs? AFFH Explained and Debated.”  The background on this topic is as follows: “The 1968 Fair Housing Act contained the notorious Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provision to put an … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Continues Oct. 8

CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 10

The Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) will begin its fall seminar series on Thursday, September 10, with a virtual webinar/discussion on “Police, Policing, and Police Reform: Implications for the Future of our Cities.” This event is informed by the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent national and international outrage and protests, including … Continue reading CURE Seminar Series Begins Sept. 10

Alumna Dr. Ashley E. Nickels to Present at CURE Seminar on Feb. 21

The Center for Urban Research and Education’s (CURE) Seminar Series will begins its spring season on Friday, February 21, with a presentation by Dr. Ashley E. Nickels, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kent State University, and a Rutgers–Camden alumna. Dr. Nickels will present, “Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan: Unpacking the Policy Paradox of … Continue reading Alumna Dr. Ashley E. Nickels to Present at CURE Seminar on Feb. 21

CURE Seminar Continues on Nov. 15 with “Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State”

Samuel Stein, a geography doctoral candidate at the City University of New York Graduate Center, will present at the November 15 Center for Urban Research and Education (CURE) Seminar. Mr. Stein will present “Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State.” This free event will take place at 12:15 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty … Continue reading CURE Seminar Continues on Nov. 15 with “Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State”