The Public Space Research Group Hosts:
Jackson Chabot & Isil Akgul present: Cool Streets: Placemaking in Response to COVID-19, Climate Change, and Systemic Racism on Nov. 19 at 12pET.
November 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
“FIRST GENERATION AFRICAN AMERICAN PLANNERS AND THE CITY”
ARC SEMINAR PRESENTATION WITH
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of URBAN PLANNING
and ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29
4:00 – 5:30
Urban Planning in the U.S. emerged during progressive era. However, it was decades later before the first African American earned the professional degree in the discipline. Since then, the number of African American planners has remained small relative to the percentage of the U.S. Black population. Based upon research in progress, this presentation highlights the experiences of the African American planner and their efforts towards racial inclusion, social justice, and diversity through affinity groups.
Register at: https://tinyurl.com/ARC-Seminars
Instructions: Once you click on the above link, a registration web page will appear. You then enter your name, and your email address. Click register. An individualized link to you will be generated, and will also be sent to the email address you provided.
Deshonay Dozier, PhD ’19
Dr. Deshonay Dozier completed a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology at the City University of New York, and in Fall 2019 started a job as Assistant Professor at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Dozier brings to the Department of Geography teaching and research expertise in the fields of critical race and gender studies, Black studies, carceral geographies, urban planning and policy, cultural geography, and social movement studies.
Deeply indebted to the possibility and foreclosure of freedom dreams, Dr. Dozier is preparing a book manuscript entitled, Contested Development: A Poor People’s Movement for a Better Los Angeles, 1960-2020. Contested Development narrates how poor people abolish the penal organization of their lives by reducing policing and creating livable communities in Downtown Los Angeles. A portion of this work is published in the International Journal for Urban and Regional Research. Dr. Dozier’s next project examines how Black women artists produce collective and imaginative praxis of land and space.
Dozier, D. (2019) Contested Development: Homeless Property, Police Reform, and Resistance, 1998-2015. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 43(1), 179-194.
Hackett, K. Saegert, S., Dozier, D., & Marinova, M. (2018) Community land trusts: releasing possible selves through stable affordable housing, Housing Studies, 1-25.
It has been brought to the attention of the BB committee that in fact “brown bag” has a racist history and connotation and we will from now on be using the term colloquium instead.
Thank you all for your understanding as we collectively begin referring to our CRITICAL CLUSTER FALL 2019 COLLOQUIUM SERIES.
Audrey Elisa Kerr. (2005). The Paper Bag Principle: Of the Myth and the Motion of Colorism. The Journal of American Folklore, 118(469), 271-289. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.gc.cuny.edu/stable/4137914