Confronting COVID, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality

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Urban Affairs Association 2021 Symposium

Confronting COVID, Racial Injustice, and Economic Inequality

Friday, April 23, 2021 | 9am – 6pm | All times Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Schedule

9:00am—10:30am
Session 1: Global Perspectives on COVID: Urban Communities and Inequalities

Moderator: Margaret Wilder, UAA
Speakers: Rebecca L. H. Chiu, Hong Kong University | Arturo Flores, Anahuac University | Clarissa Freitas, Federal University of Ceará | Roger Keil, York University | Xuefei Ren, Michigan State University

11:00am—12:30pm
Session 2: Populism and the Prospects for a New Urban Policy Agenda

Moderator: Thomas Vicino, Northeastern University
Speakers:  James DeFilippis, Rutgers University | Davia Downey, Grand Valley State University | Valeria Fedeli, Politechnico di Milano | Robin Hambleton, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK | Tim Weaver, University of Albany

1:00pm—2:30pm
Session 3: Racial Justice and Cities

Moderator: Akira Drake Rodriguez, University of Pennsylvania
Speakers: Lisa Bates, Portland State University | Prentiss Dantzler, Georgia State University | Willow Lung-Amam, University of Maryland |Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis | Clara Irazábal Zurita, University of Maryland

3:00pm—4:30pm
Session 4: Film screening: A Reckoning in Boston

5:00pm—6:00pm
Session 5: Open Discussion on film: A Reckoning in Boston

Moderator:Margaret Wilder, Urban Affairs Association
Discussants: James Rutenbeck, Film Director/Brandeis University | Kafi Dixon, Film Producer/The Common Good Cooperative | Russ Lopez, Boston University | Richard L. O’Bryant, Northeastern University | Fernando Ona, Tufts University

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