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 All That Is Solid Melts in the Bronx
7:00 pm19:00

All That Is Solid Melts in the Bronx

  • City Lore

An evening celebrating UR04 Adventures in Modernism: Thinking with Marshall BermanA scholar, advocate, and public intellectual, Berman gave generations a new way of thinking about what it means to be modern.

The program will include a panel discussion featuring Jennifer Corby, Jamie Aroosi, Joan Ockman, Ali Mirsepassi, and Marta Gutman; and a special screening of Henry Chalfant’s archival footage of Marshall Berman in his native Bronx.

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Urban Displacement: From New York to the Arab Uprisings
5:30 pm17:30

Urban Displacement: From New York to the Arab Uprisings

  • The Graduate Center, Room 4102

Addressing concerns of sociospatial injustice, CUNY faculty and students present two new publications: Zoned Out! Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City, edited by Tom Angotti and Sylvia Morse, and Beyond the Square: Urbanism and the Arab Uprisings, edited by Deen Sharp and Claire Panetta. 

Join us for a discussion over questions of spatial contestation and urban displacement, moderated by Sam Stein, a contributor to Zoned Out!

This event is sponsored by the Earth and Environmental Sciences Program and the Center for Place, Culture and Politics, Graduate Center, CUNY.

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South Bronx ZONED OUT!
6:00 pm18:00

South Bronx ZONED OUT!

  • Brook Park

Join Professor Tom Angotti and local South Bronx advocates for a discussion about Zoned Out! and the proposed rezoning of Jerome Avenue. The conversation will be followed by a community BBQ. 

This event is sponsored by Friends of Brook Park, South Bronx Unite, CASA (Community Action for Safe Apartments) and their Jerome Avenue Rezoning Campaign, and the Bronx Coalition for A Community Vision.

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Exhibition: Beyond the Square
Nov 11

Exhibition: Beyond the Square

An exhibition around UR05 Beyond the Square: Urbanism and the Arab Uprisings features artwork by Julie Mehretu and Tammam Azzam. Curated by editors Deen Sharp and Claire Panetta, the exhibition runs until November 11 at NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center for Middle Eastern Studies, 50 Washington Square South, New York, NY.

Earlier this month, an opening event featured a conversation with Julie Mehretu and Ahmed Kanna as well as a Q&A session with the editors and contributors. Check out images from the event here.