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GMS Lecture Series

The Global Metropolitan Studies (GMS) is pleased to announce their lecture series for this year. The talks span a diverse set of fields, including transportation and engineering, and have been organized in collaboration with a wide set of units on campus, including the Institute of Transportation Studies.

Hillary Angelo | The greening imaginary: Urbanized nature and the making of cities and citizens in Germany’s Ruhr region
16 October 2019
Lecture 3:30pm
575 McCone Hall
Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography.

Melissa Sands | Field Experimental Evidence on Smart City Technology and Voter Registration
14 November 2019
Lecture 12:30pm
202 Barrows Hall

Patricie Uwase | What civil engineers and planners should know about building infrastructure in the real world: Lessons from Rwanda
21 February 2020
Lecture 4pm (cookies 3:30pm)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies and Institute of Transportation Studies

Brandi Summers | Black in Place: The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City
16 April 2020
Lecture 5:30pm
112 Wurster Hall
Co-sponsored by the Department of City and Regional Planning and the ARCUS program.

Karen Smilowitz | Modeling access and equity in the design of school districts and related transportation decisions
24 April 2020
Lecture 4pm (cookies 3:30pm)
290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Co-Sponsored by the Institute of Transportation Studies, Dept. of Civil Engineering.

More details about the talks can be found on the GMS calendar of events and their website.