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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Thursday, April 4 • 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Thursday - Planning for Culture and the Creatives

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Moderator: Hélène Bélanger (Université du Québec à Montréal)

  • Today's Urban Dilemmas - Austin's Innovation Solutions
    James Vaughan (Texas State University-San Marcos)
  • The Creation of a Cultural District and its 'Place des festivals' (Montreal, Canada): Place Affordances and Social Exclusion
    Hélène Bélanger (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • The Rise and Growth of Mobile Banking in Ghana: A Case Study on the Impact of MTN Ghana’s Mobile Money Cash Management Service on the Business Practices of Traders/Merchants in the City of Accra
    Ama Nyame-Mensah (University of Delaware)
  • Commercialization or Re-enchantment: Global Diffusion of Christmas Markets
    Fang Xu (Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Presenters
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Helene Belanger

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal
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Ama Nyame-Mensah

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Delaware
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James Vaughan

Faculty, University of Texas at San Antonio
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Fang Xu

PhD Candidate, Graduate Center, City University of New York
I am interested in studying changes to urban culture in Chinese metropolises. In particular, my dissertation looks at the (un)intended social and cultural consequences and challenges experienced by native Shanghai people over the last decade.

Moderators
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Helene Belanger

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal

Thursday April 4, 2013 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Garden Room