August 21, 2017 at 4:26 pm

Wealth and Poverty | Theme Activities for Fall 2017

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The Wealth & Poverty theme at Ohio University announces its Fall 2017 events, including a week on “urban challenges” in October.

For more information, contact theme coordinator Dr. Yeong Kim, Associate Professor of Geography.

Fall 2017 Wealth  & Poverty Events

Friday, Sept. 8 – Wealth and Poverty faculty forum, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Baker 230

Wealth and Poverty Public Lecture

Monday, Sept. 25 – Roger May (Appalachian Photographer), “Looking at Appalachia,” 3-4 p.m. at Walter Hall Rotunda

Wealth and Poverty Week on Urban Challenges

Monday, Oct. 30 – Ted Strickland (former Governor of Ohio), “Restoring the American Dream and Securing a Stable American Democratic Society,” 3-4 p.m. at Alden 319

Tuesday, Oct. 31 – Smoki Musaraj (Sociology and Anthropology), “Construction, Corruption, and Concrete: Lamenting Betonizim (Concrete-ization) in Albanian Cities,” 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Alden 319

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Matthew Layton (Political Science), “Perceptions of the Challenges of Urban Living in Latin America,” 1-2 p.m. at Alden 319

Thursday, Nov. 2 – Daniel Moak (African American Studies), “Class Absence: A Critical Look at the ‘School to Prison Pipeline’ Narrative,” 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Alden 319

Friday, Nov. 3 – Bernadette Hanlon (City and Regional Planning, Ohio State Univ), “Is Suburban Poverty Unique? Comparing Urban and Suburban Poverty in the United States,” 3-4 p.m. at Alden 318

Wealth and Poverty Student Local Initiatives

Saturday, Sept. 23 – field trip for “Alternative Economies in Appalachia,” led by Smoki Musaraj and Rachel Terman (Sociology and Anthropology), 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Oct. 1-31 – World Food Day food drive (collaboration with Good Works, Inc.)

Thursday, Oct. 5 – Student panel on Shepherd Summer Internship experiences and reflections, led by Angela Green (Social Work), Kees Vande Stadt (Geography), and Chloe Wooster (Social Work), 5-6 p.m. at Alden 319

Inequality Talks and Film Screenings

Wednesday, Oct. 11 – Sam Quinones (author of Dreamland), “Standing Together: Fighting Our Community’s Opioid Epidemic,” 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Walter Hall Rotunda – the Grover Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Film Freightened: The Real Price of Shipping at 7pm at The Athena – cosponsored with Sustainability Theme

Tuesday, Oct. 24 – Ed Chow (senior fellow at Center for Strategic and International Studies), “Geoeconomics and Geopolitics of Eurasian Energy,” 3-4 p.m. at Alden 319

Friday, Nov. 3 – Simanti Dasgupta (Anthropology, Univ of Dayton), “BITS of Belonging: Information Technology, Water and Neoliberal Governance in India,” 4-5 p.m. at Bentley Annex 102 – cosponsored with Sociology and Anthropology

Wednesday, Nov 8 – Alan McMillan (founder of LearnEarnRetire), “What is Wealth?  Can I Get There? From There Can I Change the World? 6 Steps to Secure Your Financial Freedom,” 5-6 p.m. at Alden 319

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