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URPL Lecture Series

A brownbag forum for exploration of research and professional issues

related to urban and regional planning

All lectures are open to the public and are held in 208 Old Music Hall, 925 Bascom Mall

Please direct inquiries about the 2014-15 Lecture Series to its organizer, Prof. Harvey M. Jacobs

Fall Semester Lectures


Overview Flier of Complete Spring 2015 Lecture Series

Friday, February 6, 2015, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Some Modern Day Musing on the Police Power. Professor Brian Ohm, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison. [Read the Paper]

Friday, March 6, 2015, 12 - 1:30 p.m. More Than Gentrification: Eviction and Displacement in Los Angeles Dr. Revel Sims, Honorary Fellow, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, April 10, 2015, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Child Support and the Quality and Stability of Housing. Associate Professor Marah Curtis, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Friday, May 1, 2015, 12 - 1:30 p.m. Mapping a Decade of Change: Urban expansion in East Asia, 2000-2010. Assistant Professor Annemarie Schneider, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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