Providence Campus: Spring 2014 UrbanScape Forums

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 7:00pm

Feinstein Providence 80 Washington St, University of Rhode Island-Providence Campus, Providence, RI 02903, USA

URI's Feinstein Providence campus will host two forums focused on the role of class, race and gender in access to urban opportunities. The first forum is entitled "Whose City? Reproducing Class, Race and Gender Inequalities in Providence and in Cities Around the World."

This featured speaker is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell Jordan T. Camp, PhD. He has been a Visiting Scholar in the Institute of American Cultures and Bunche Center for African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

The panelists are:  Dr. Michael Fine, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health; Shanna Pearson-Merkowitz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Rhode Island; Barbara Kalil, member of the RI Homeless Advocacy Project; and Akin Ladele, AS220 Youth Artist who brings a youthful viewpoint on navigating across city borders from his skateboard.

Marc Levitt, a Rhode Island resident and well-known writer, storyteller, educator, radio and T.V. host, filmmaker and audio artist will moderate the forums.

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